The Ethics Commission noted that public officials are prohibited from “using or attempting to use their official positions to obtain a personal financial benefit or avoid a personal financial detriment, that would not have been available but for holding the public position.”
The Ethics Commission noted that public officials are prohibited from “using or attempting to use their official positions to obtain a personal financial benefit or avoid a personal financial detriment, that would not have been available but for holding the public position.”

Commission staff will investigate the matter and will hold a public meeting on Jan. 25, 2019.




Templeton asserted that Lindsey went to several county departments searching for possible illegalities at the property.
He also alleged that Lindsey’s actions were being made in part because he feared the marijuana operation would reduce home values in the area.

Ethics Commission to investigate Linn commissioner

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