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Sarasota News Leader January 4, 2013 Responding to the public comments, Hines asked county staff via email if ���there are any conduct standards for our boards.��� As of Wednesday, he had not received an answer to that query. He hopes to hear an update on that point during a public meeting next week, or, barring that, to press for more information on the matter. he wants to see happen in this specific situation, he says he thinks the commission should discuss creating a set of conduct rules if none exist. County Attorney Steve DeMarsh did not respond, as of press time, to questions about whether such a policy exists. While Hines, for whose candidacy Waechter raised money this year, is reluctant to comment on what Page 37 Sarasota County Commissioner Charles Hines/Photo by Norman Schimmel ���Is it automatic removal? Is it up to us to decide? Do you wait to see if all the facts are in? Is it a conviction? Is it an arrest?��� Hines lays out the thorny hypotheticals. ���You want to handle it appropriately. It���s a very difficult situation, and people have asked us in emails; they���ve asked the right questions, and we���re trying to get answers.��� % Manuel R. Chepote, LUTCF Chepote Insurance Inc. ��� Allstate Agent 1300 Main Street ��� Sarasota, Florida (941) 366-0100 Serving Sarasota & Manatee Counties Auto ��� Home ��� Life ��� Renters ��� Motorcycles Flood ��� Business ��� Annuities ��� Financial Services Click for driving directions Click to watch the latest TV ad

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