Santa Rosa County Commissioner Robert “Bob” Cole has been charged with a non-criminal violation of the Sunshine Law, punishable by a fine not exceeding $500, according to a release sent from State Attorney Bill Eddins’ office.
The charge stems from a discussion Cole with a fellow Milton Downtown Redevelopment Advisory Board member.
Prior to a Jan. 15 meeting, Cole discussed a matter on the board’s agenda with Elba Robertson, who is also on the board. The discussion occurred outside of a public meeting, which violates Florida law.
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