Time to Move Forward Past Commissioner’s Failings
Boca Raton, FL – Former Palm Beach County Commissioner, Mary McCarty, was sentenced this morning to 42 months in prison plus a $100,000 after pleading guilty to Honest Services Fraud. Recent years have been difficult for Palm Beach County citizens as they have had to deal with scandal after scandal.
Karl Dickey, candidate for Palm Beach County Commission, commented this morning, “This is the end of a sad chapter for district four, a chapter we can learn from and move forward to becoming a better county commission for the citizens of Palm Beach County. A county commission truly interested in being a servant to the people rather than a commission that is self serving. I look forward to being a true change from the status quo we have had in Palm Beach County for decades. ”
In July of 2008, Mary McCarty was speaking in regard to her successor saying, “…someone should come in with new ideas. People want us to continue all services without paying for it.”1 Mr. Dickey has been putting forth new ideas and some can be found at his campaign website www.karldickey.org/issues.htm.
Karl Dickey is the only candidate filed to run for Mary McCarty’s seat in the November, 2010 election. Mr. Dickey was instrumental in bringing term limits for county commissioners to voters which passed overwhelmingly.
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