Early returns indicate voters chose wisely by electing Mark Sharpe to the County Commission. Common sense and business acumen are a holy alliance.
He’s already been appointed by his fellow commissioners to monitor the unfolding Scripps scenarios in Palm Beach and help prepare a new pitch should the Scripps’ plot thicken.
Moreover, in casting a vote on behalf of property-tax relief for the Lightning, he said something that ought to be repeated every meeting – right after the invocation.
“Sometimes in the effort to save a nickel, we lose a dollar,” he observed.