The Ohio Ethics Fee has resolved its grievance from former Stow Councilwoman Christina Shaw over unfiled marketing campaign finance statements.
During a sentencing hearing Tuesday in Franklin County Municipal Court, Shaw was purchased to pay back $184 in court docket charges and incurred no other penalties right after she entered a guilty plea to a misdemeanor demand in April as component of a offer with prosecutors, in accordance to court data.
Shaw was initially charged with failure to file she entered a responsible plea to an amended cost of attempted failure to file, in accordance to Pete Shipley, communications supervisor for the Columbus metropolis attorney’s business.
Shaw “arrived into entire compliance with the Ohio Ethics Commission, who was consulted through plea negotiations. The defendant was not set on probation as this was a plea to a minimal misdemeanor,” he claimed.
The Ohio Ethics Fee filed its grievance in opposition to Shaw in Oct for failure to file a essential monetary disclosure statement in 2019. Shaw lost her bid for reelection to the council past November.
In accordance to a criticism filed by the fee, Shaw was necessary to submit the campaign finance document for calendar year 2018 no afterwards than Oct. 7, 2019, 30 times just before the Nov. 5, 2019, election. The complaint states, “Christina Shaw knowingly and constantly unsuccessful to file that FDS.”
Shaw was not able to be reached for quick comment Tuesday.
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This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Former Stow councilwoman reaches offer to take care of ethics compaint