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Thursday, June 26, 2014

As with the YMCA matter operation of law is a deciding factor with the Foxley Farm matter. The similarities of these local zoning controversies are so interesting.

On June 9, Gallagher filed a complaint in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court seeking approval of the application.
Falatovich said the supervisors' written decision, which will be issued within 45 days, will be used in the township's defense against Gallagher's filing.
“It's important to put everything that we did on the record into that case in a response, so that's why we thought it was important to vote on that this evening,” Falatovich said.
Gallagher said June 17 he disagreed with the board's decision, stating that his clients have a deemed approval.
“You can't deny what has already been approved by operation of law,” Gallagher said.
Attorney Bill Sittig, who represents several neighbors of the farm, said he and his clients support the supervisors' decision, and they will “defend against any attempt to use the timing issue as a technical approval.”

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