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Friday, February 14, 2014

Ligonier Borough residents shocked as council says okay to YMCA then decides to abolish the planning commission.

The conditional use hearing, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. March 4, will be followed immediately afterward by a meeting to act on an ordinance abolishing the borough planning commission.
During his personnel and planning commission committee report, St. Clair said he felt it was “in the best interest of council” to establish a planning committee consisting of three council members to carry out the duties and powers set forth in the municipalities planning code, because of the fact that “planning and development of the borough have become a priority matter.” He made a motion to authorize the advertisement of the proposed ordinance and a council meeting to act on the ordinance to dissolve the planning commission at 7 p.m. March 4.


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