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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

judge decides borough planning committee okay

Attempts by two Ligonier council members to persuade a Westmoreland County judge to overturn an ordinance disbanding the borough planning commission have failed.
Judge David A. Regoli denied a motion for reconsideration from attorney Richard Flickinger, representing council members Judy Hoffer and Jim McDonnell, who filed a zoning appeal against the borough in March.
They unsuccessfully argued that the council majority did not follow the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code in adopting the ordinance that abolished the commission and established a planning committee.

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