Beckner relents on Kemple appointment to Hillsborough diversity committee
Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner is relenting on including social conservative Terry Kemple, who is running for a school board seat, on a proposed citizen diversity committee.
Beckner, who is openly gay, had proposed the committee to study ways to make
To block his appointment, formation of the committee was tabled by Commissioner Les Miller. Beckner is hoping take it off the table and put the group to work.
“My mind is open to his appointment if that means we can get the group started,” he said.