The Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics should not be expanded to include additional members and those now serving on the board should not be subject to term limits, according to a committee charged with reviewing the county’s 3-year-old ethics rules.
The county’s ethics ordinance drafting committee said Wednesday it opposed expanding the ethics panel to seven seats from five as part of a push to diversify the board. Instead, committee members said the community groups the appoint ethics commissioners should be asked to consider diversity when selecting appointees.
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