ATLANTA -- Brevard County, Fla., commissioners met yesterday in an emotional public session to reconsider their decision to hold a voter referendum on a $23 million certificates of participation deal sold in 1989.

The commissioners, who by press time had not voted on whether to cancel the March 1992 vote, had called for the referendum last month following complaints about building defects in the county's recently-completed operations center, which had been funded by proceeds from the COPs.

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