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Jun 30 2011

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LV eyes new ethics board

By MARTHA McCLAIN
Special to the PRESS

A plan to create a Board of Ethics with stringent inves­tigative powers in Laguna Vista is being considered here by the Town Council.

Under its recently adopt­ed Home Rule Charter, the Council “shall establish” an independent board of ethics to investigate and issue advi­sory opinions regarding any possible violation of conflict of interest and financial dis­closure policies, ordinances or laws.

The wide-reaching ability of the proposed board raised the eyebrows of some coun­cilmen.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of the June 30 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here.

 

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