Subscribe Register Login

Bank of America in downtown LR robbed

Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:45 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Ethics panel won’t sanction Huttig's mayor

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 11, 2012 at 8:46 a.m.

— The Arkansas Ethics Commission says the Huttig mayor likely broke state law when a city employee did landscaping work at his home, but said the mayor shouldn’t be sanctioned because the city has no written policy forbidding such actions.

The panel found that Mayor Tony Cole shouldn’t be sanctioned because there was no policy in place regarding the use of city equipment on private property.

A resident filed a complaint alleging that the mayor broke ethics laws when a municipal employee did cleanup landscaping work after Cole’s home burned down June 23.

The El Dorado News-Times reported that the ethics commission urged Huttig to adopt a written policy.

Cole says he’s on the right side of the law and that he wouldn’t do anything to harm the city.

Comments on: Ethics panel won’t sanction Huttig's mayor

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Clinician

    clinician $1000 Sign on Bonus The Centers for Youth and Fami...
    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

  • Buried drop operator

    buried cable operator to subcontract for Housley communicati...
    BELLA VISTA, AR

  • Temp farm laborers

    temp farm laborers (2). 5/12/14-12/15/14. Operate tractors a...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Lpn prn

    Apply in person M-F 10-6The Lakes at Maumelle Health & Reha...
    MAUMELLE, AR

  • Property manager

    35,000The North Little Rock Housing Authority is seeking app...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 738 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online