Tarpon Springs Mayor Archie Violates Public Trust for Greenlight Pinellas; Should Declare Conflict of Interest.

“One Cannot Serve Two Masters”. Jesus Christ, Matthew 6:24

Tarpon  Springs Mayor Archie should not have voted to endorse Greenlight Pinellas since he is also a member of the Pinellas Planning Commission and Metropolitan Planning Organization. This is a conflict of interest for these groups that have been developing the Greenlight 14% sales tax hike, but he still cast the deciding vote for a 3-2 Tarpon Springs endorsement.

Tarpon Springs Mayor Archie should not have voted to endorse Greenlight Pinellas since he is also a member of the Pinellas Planning Commission and Metropolitan Planning Organization. This is a conflict of interest for these groups that have been developing the Greenlight 14% sales tax hike, but he still cast the deciding vote for a 3-2 Tarpon Springs endorsement.

This week, the City of Tarpon springs narrowly endorsed the Greenlight Pinellas 14% sales tax hike, 3-2.  The Mayor of Tarpons Springs, David O. Archie, cast the swing vote by the Tarpon Springs City Commission to support creating the highest sales tax for the state right here in Pinellas county at 8%. …
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