Written by Jeff Burlew Democrat senior writer | Tallahassee Democrat
Tallahassee Mayor John Marks will appear before the Florida Ethics Commission on Friday for final disposition of the ethics charges against him. / Glenn Beil/Democrat files
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Update 9 a.m.
The Florida Commission on Ethics has voted this morning to drop ethics charges against Mayor John Marks.
Commissioners voted 6-1 to dismiss the case. Commissioner Matt Carlucci gave the only dissenting vote.
Marks did not attend the meeting. His attorney, Barry Richard of Tallahassee, said the mayor had surgery earlier this week and is resting at home.
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