Palm Beach County Ethics

Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics

Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics

Salesia V. Smith-Gordon - Chair Michael S. Kridel - Vice Chair Michael F. Loffredo Carmine A. Priore Clevis Headley

Complaints

Any person may file a complaint with the Commission on Ethics regarding a violation of the code of ethics, lobbyist registration or post-employment ordinances.  Complaints must be in writing and executed on the form provided below, allege a violation of the ordinances mentioned above, be based substantially upon personal knowledge and be signed under oath or affirmation by the complaining person.  The commission keeps a library of published public reports and final orders regarding the disposition of all filed complaints.

File a Complaint

Anonymous Complaints and Whistleblower Protection
Both the Inspector General and the staff of the Commission on Ethics are considered “an appropriate local official” for the purposes of whistleblower protection provided by state law.  Employees (present and former), applicants and contract employees who report violations of law which create a substantial or specific danger to the public’s health, safety, or welfare or gross waste, fraud or abuse may be designated for whistleblower protection.  The complaint form and how to request whistleblower protection can be found on the Inspector General website at: pbcgov.com/OIG

Complaint Number Name Document PDF Audio File
C14-001 Connor Lynch Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
04/03/14
C14-002 Reginald Cox Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Administrative Dismissal
No Executive Session
C14-003 Charles Ridley Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Administrative Dismissal
No Executive Session
C14-004 William Albury Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Administrative Dismissal
No Executive Session
C14-005 Diana Grub-Frieser Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Administrative Dismissal
No Executive Session
C14-006 Joseph Abruzzo Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Administrative Dismissal
No Executive Session
C14-007      
C14-008      
C14-009 Keith James Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session (Public)Windows Media Video file
10/02/14
Complaint Number Name Document PDF Audio File
C13-001 Robert Margolis Reports and Documentation
Motions/Responses
Public Report and Finding of PC
Order Setting Final Hearing
Negotiated Settlement
Final Order with Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
05/02/13
C13-002 John Greene Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
05/02/13
C13-003 Richard L Oftedal Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
02/07/13
C13-004 Dean Turney Reports and Documentation
Public Report and Finding of PC
Final Order with Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
04/07/13
C13-005 Rodney Roberts Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
04/07/13
C13-006 James Cherof Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
03/07/13
C13-007 Darell Bowen Reports and Documenation
Final Order
Exec Session
05/02/13
C13-008 Darell Bowen Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
05/02/13
C13-009 Jerry Taylor Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
04/07/13
C13-010 Susan Whelchel Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
07/11/13
C13-011 Gail James (Vorpagel) Reports and Documentation
Negotiated Settlement
Final Order with Letter of Reprimand
Order for Fine
Exec Session Waived
C13-012 Jay Foy Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
09/12/2013
C13-013 Town of Palm Beach Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
07/11/13
C13-014 Darell Bowen Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Administrative Dismissal
No Executive Session
C13-015 Paul Ramsay (PBSO)
Levelle Moreland (PBSO)
Glen Wescott (SAO)
Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Administrative Dismissal
No Executive Session
Complaint Number Name Document PDF Audio File
C12-001 Kimberly Mitchell Reports and Documentation
Public Report and Finding of No PC
Exec Session
2/2/2012
C12-002 Jeri Muoio
David Hanks
Anthony Carrabis
Pat Cooney
Reports and Documentation
Public Report and Final Order of Dismissal
Exec Session
5/3/2012
C12-003 J. Jerome Taylor Reports and Documentation
Public Report and Finding of PC
Final Order-Letter of Reprimand
Restitution & Fine Orders
Exec Session
8/2/2012
C12-004 Addie Greene Reports and Documentation
Final Order with Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
9/12/2012
Exec Session
9/12/2012
C12-005 Woodie McDuffie

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Public Meeting
on 7/12/2012
C12-006 John J. Greene Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
9/12/2012
C12-007 Rafael Abadia Reports and Documentation
Final Order with Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
9/12/2012
C12-008 Al Berg
Lula Butler
Douglas Smith
Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
10/4/2012
C12-009 Fred Pinto Reports and Documentation
Final Order with Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
10/04/2012
Exec Session

01/10/2013
C12-010 Edward Mitchell Reports and Documetation
Final Order
Exec Session
10/4/2012
C12-011 Wes Blackman Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
12/06/2012
C12-012 John J. Greene Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
11/01/2012
C12-013 Marlene Ross Reports and Documentation
Public Report and Finding of PC
Exec Session
12/06/2012
C12-014 Mike Nelson Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
12/06/2012
C12-015 Robert Margolis Reports and Documentation
Final Order with Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
01/10/13
Exec Session
02/07/13
C12-016 Victoria McCullough Reports and Documentation
Final Order with Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
01/10/13
Exec Session
02/07/13
Complaint Number Name Document PDF Audio File
C11-011 Jose Rodriguez

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
8/4/2011
C11-012 Derick Velez

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
8/4/2011
C11-014 Jason Turner

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
8/4/2011
C11-015 Lee Leffingwell

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
10/6/2011
C11-016 William Albury

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
10/6/2011
C11-017 Conrad Saddler

Reports and Documentation
Public Report-Finding PC
Final Order-Letter of Reprimand

Exec Session
10/6/2011
C11-018 Debbie Crow

Reports and Documentation
Public Report-Finding PC
Final Order-Letter of Reprimand

Exec Session
10/6/2011
C11-019 Sheryl Steckler

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
11/3/2011
C11-020 Wayne Condry

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
11/3/2011
C11-021 Lori Laverriere

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session
1/4/2012

C11-022 Conrad Ailstock

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session-Recording
Not Available
1/4/2012
C11-023 Wayne Condry

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session-Recording
Not Available
1/4/2012
C11-024 Dawn Jones

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session-Recording
Not Available
1/4/2012
C11-025 Debra West

Reports and Documentation
Final Order

Exec Session-Recording
Not available
1/4/2012
C11-026 Everette Vaughan Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
3/1/2012
Exec Session
4/5/2012
C11-027 Scott Swerdlin Reports and Documentation
Public Report-Finding of PC
Amended Public Report-Finding PC
Final Order-Letter of Reprimand
Exec Session
3/1/2012
Scheduling Conf
7/24/2012
C11-028 Jeffrey Kurtz Reports and Documentation
Public Report-Finding No PC

Exec Session
3/1/2012

Complaint Number Name Document PDF Audio File
C10-001 Karen Marcus Reports and Documentation
Final Order
 
C10-002 Town of Jupiter Reports and Documentation
Final Order
 
C10-003 Robert Friedman Reports and Documentation
Final Order
 
C10-004 Priscilla Taylor Reports and Documentation
Final Order
 
C10-005 Jess Santamaria Reports and Documentation
Final Order
 
C10-006 Burt Aaronson Reports and Documentation
Final Order- Letter of Instruction
Exec Session 1/6/2011
Exec Session 2/3/2011
C10-007 Priscilla Taylor Reports and Documentation
Final Order- Letter of Instruction
Exec Session
3/3/2011
C10-008 Channell Wilkins Reports and Documentation
Final Order
Exec Session
3/3/2011