Among the first orders of business for the five-member commission will be choosing a chairman and vice-chairman.
The ethics panel, plus representatives from the State Attorney and Public Defender offices, will sit as the selection committee for a new inspector general position. The inspector general post, modeled after one in Miami-Dade County, is the centerpiece of reforms approved Dec. 1. Applications for the inspector general’s job and for a new executive director for the ethics commission are due Friday.
The ethics panelists were chosen by a variety of groups outside county government. Read about them after the jump…..