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Judge Rules Cities Must Fund Inspector General
March 17, 2015

In an 11-page opinion, Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Catherine Brunson rejected all of the arguments the city of West Palm Beach and 13 others raised in the legal fight that has crippled the 4-year-old Office of Inspector General. Envisioned as a $5 million-a-year agency, it has operated with roughly... 

Meet the new Inspector General, John Carey and Say Goodbye to IG Steckler
June 7, 2014

The Public is invited to attend a Meet and Greet for the County’s new Inspector General, John Carey. This is also your last opportunity to thank Inspector General Sheryl Steckler for her efforts over the last four years! Where:  Vista Center, 2300 Jog Road, West Palm Beach – 1st Floor Meeting... 

The Inspector General Lawsuit – Myths and Reality
October 2, 2013

It’s been almost two years since a group of Palm Beach County municipalities sued the county to avoid paying their share of the Inspector General’s budget. While the litigation drags on (a court date has been set for next January), the Office of Inspector General has been starved of funds... 

IG Oversight Committee Adopts “Evaluation Process”
September 25, 2013

Imagine that you have just bought a used car, and the previous owner had a 4 year pre-paid contract with a mechanic, and there are only a few months left on the contract. You don’t know the mechanic, you weren’t part of the hiring decision, you aren’t a mechanic yourself so you don’t... 

The Council Watch Project
September 17, 2013

“In a Democracy, the people get the government they deserve“. So said Alexis de Tocqueville, or Thomas Jefferson, or Ayn Rand – it has been attributed to all of them. Democracy is also hard work and best not left to politicians. And the best government is one that is constantly watched. Palm...