BRADENTON, Fla. - The Palm Beach County, Fla., Commission is being urged to delay approval of a financial adviser's contract in light of a series of alleged bond-related misdeeds that led to the resignation of one commissioner and a guilty plea by her underwriter husband.

At the county board's regular meeting tomorrow, the county's office of financial management and budget is expected to recommend approval of a three-year contract with an optional two-year extension to Spectrum Municipal Services Inc., a local financial advisory firm that has worked for the county many years.

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