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By 2-1 vote planning board rezones Hedlin’s Ballfield

Over the years, Hedlin’s Ballfield has been site of countless close games.

Another tight contest played out Dec. 15 when Town officials weighed the future status of the nearly two-acre public-use property abutting Maple Avenue during a tele-conferenced public hearing.

By a 2-1 margin, with one abstention and a recusal, the La Conner Planning Commission forwarded to the Town Council its recommendation that the ballfield be rezoned to make possible a mixed-use development of new residences and park area.

Commission Chair Liz Theaker and member Bruce Bradburn comprised the slim majority, supporti...


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