Another member of the Tallahassee Independent Ethics Board will apply for the vacant seat on the city commission.
Bruce Grant, whose term expires on 12/31/2018, has submitted an application to fill the vacancy created when Scott Maddox was removed.
Bill Hollimon, the Tallahassee City Commission appointee to the Independent Ethics Board, announced today at the Board’s monthly meeting that he will resign his seat because he plans to apply for the vacant seat on the City Commission.
The seat became vacant when City Commissioner Scott Maddox was indicted and subsequently removed from office by Governor Rick Scott.
The Independent Ethic’s Board is charged with enforcing the city’ ethics ordinance.
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Mr. Hollimon is the husband of Florida State Representative Lorrane Ausley and is the owner of Hollimon, P.A.
Lorrane Ausley’s father, Dubose Ausley, is listed as the Director of the Ausley & McMullen law firm. The Ausley & McMullen law firm is a City of Tallahassee vendor.
Hollimon was appointed approximately one year ago to fill a vacancy when the City Commission’s appointee to the Independent Ethics Board, Ms. Carol “Sunny” Phillips, announced she would effective December 30, 2017.
Hollimon’s was scheduled to serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2018, and would have been eligible to serve a second term.