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Wednesday, November 6, 2013


Ligonier Borough is so small.  It is hard for outsiders to understand how little land exists in Ligonier Borough and how few people there are to serve in local government.

Here we have Kim Shaffer who has devoted 30 years of service to the people of Ligonier Borough and the Y wants to skewer her in their appeal.  That stinks.

I can think of another situation in which I thought someone should have recused himself.  I recall the outdoor cafe ordinance and how the party who drafted that ordinance was at the same time representing the owners of a building being rented by one of the restaurants seeking approval of an outdoor cafe.