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Sunday, October 05, 2008

Potential "Sunshine Law" Trouble on Ave Maria Boards

The Naples News reports that some members of Monaghan's private Ave Maria Development executive committee are also on the public Ave Maria Stewardship Community designated to make decisions about Ave Maria Town. This may violate Florida's Government-In-The-Sunshine Law, which requires officials to discuss business and make decisions at public meetings. There is no violation, say the potentially-conflicted Ave Maria officials, because they have agreed to leave the room whenever public district matters arise in private meetings. Boy, that's reassuring.

AveWatch has the analysis on this story about conflicts of interests in Ave Maria entities. In other news, the sun rose in the East today.

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