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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Deputy Mayor Gibson Resigns as Charter Schools Counsel to Avoid Ethical Conflict


Last updated 3/4/2020 at 10:13am

Lake Wales Commissioner and Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson

In addition to his wife Jean, Robin Gibson has two major loves – the Lake Wales Charter Schools system he helped create and historic downtown, which he is committed to help redevelop.

It was a tough choice, but Deputy Mayor Gibson announced at the March 3 city commission meeting he will give up his job as general counsel for the charter schools to avoid an ethical conflict. His resignation takes effect March 15.

Gibson said the potential sale of the city's 1919 school property to the charter school system as a location for Bok Academy North makes the likely transfer a business transaction...

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