Did town council err in nixing special planning meeting?
November 9, 2022
At its own special meeting Oct. 28, the La Conner Town Council voted to cancel a special planning commission meeting called for Nov. 1, directing “the Planning Commission to only conduct special meetings called by the chair, the chair pro-tern or requested by three commissioners; the same as the Town Council. The motion by Councilmember Rick Dole carried 4-0, with Councilmember Carlson abstaining.
Dole’s concerns, summarized in the council’s meeting minutes, were that “the Agenda that included items that were not legal, such as term limits. Also, it includes items that do not pertai...