The committee charged with overseeing Palm Beach County Inspector General Sheryl Steckler agreed Monday to hold a nationwide search to find a new leader for the 3-year-old post, but some ethics advocates are concerned that challenges facing the watchdog office could hurt the hunt.
Steckler announced in October that she would leave the watchdog position when her employment contract expires next year. The announcement came weeks before a public hearing where County Administrator Bob Weisman planned to make a case that she should not be rehired.
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