STATE OF FLORIDA
COMMISSION ON ETHICS
In re PAGE LAMAR FORD, )
Respondent. ) Complaint No. 90-89
FINAL ORDER AND PUBLIC REPORT
This matter came before the Commission on Ethics for final action on review of the Recommended Order of the Hearing Officer (a copy of which is attached and incorporated by reference). Neither the Respondent nor the Commission's Advocate filed exceptions to the Recommended Order, which recommends that the Commission find that the Respondent violated Section 112.3145, Florida Statutes. Having reviewed the Recommended Order, and having heard the arguments of the Commission's Advocate, the Commission makes the following findings, conclusions, rulings, and recommendation:
Findings of Fact
The findings of fact set forth in the Recommended Order are approved, adopted, and incorporated herein.
Conclusions of Law
The Conclusions of Law set forth in the Recommended Order are approved, adopted, and incorporated herein.
Having found that the Respondent, Page Lamar Ford, as a City Commissioner in Bristol, Florida, violated Section 112.3145, Florida Statutes, as described in the Recommended Order, pursuant to Sections 112.317(1) and 112.324(5), Florida Statutes, it is the recommendation of the Commission on Ethics that a civil penalty be imposed upon him in the amount of $100.00.
ORDERED by the State of Florida Commission on Ethics meeting in public session on January 24, 1992.
Commission on Ethics
THIS ORDER CONSTITUTES FINAL AGENCY ACTION. ANY PARTY WHO IS ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THIS ORDER HAS THE RIGHT TO SEEK JUDICIAL REVIEW UNDER SECTION 120.68, FLORIDA STATUTES, BY FILING A NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL PURSUANT TO RULE 9.110, FLORIDA RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE, WITH THE CLERK OF THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS, 2107 THE CAPITOL, TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 32399-1450; AND BY FILING A COPY OF THE NOTICE OF APPEAL ACCOMPANIED BY THE APPLICABLE FILING FEES WITH THE APPROPRIATE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL. THE NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL MUST BE FILED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THE DATE THIS ORDER IS RENDERED.
Copies furnished to:
Mr. Page Lamar Ford, Respondent
Ms. Virlindia Doss, Commission Advocate
Dr. Laban Bontrager, Complainant