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Thursday, May 14, 2015

court rules on planning issue

The Commonwealth Court last week ruled in Ligonier Borough's favor, upholding the August 2014 decision of Common Pleas Court Judge David A. Regoli.
Council members Judy Hoffer and Jim McDonnell said in a zoning appeal filed in Westmoreland County in March 2014 that council violated the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code when it adopted an ordinance dissolving the planning commission and creating a planning committee.
President Judge Dan Pellegrini wrote that the Commonwealth Court agreed with Regoli's ruling, which sided with Ligonier Borough's claim that council acted in accordance with the code.

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