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Censure on Lundsten kept by county planning commission

At its Feb. 9 meeting the Skagit County Planning Commission voted to uphold their September censure of fellow Commission Mark Lundsten. Lundsten stated his case for removing the censure, saying “you have done me an injustice. The clear intention is to suppress free speech. The intent of your censure is to punish me for expressing dissent and that is not allowed.”

Lundsten’s long opening statement was followed by considerable discussion before the commissioners voted 6-3 to uphold a censure they voted after Lundsten sent a letter to the county commissioners stating his view and evidence against...


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