New rule for P&Z meetings: Commissioners must attend

Commissioners must attend

CORNWALL — An unusual amendment to its bylaw was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) at a meeting earlier this summer.

After numerous discussions about meeting attendance, committee members voted to add the requirement that members attend at least half of the meetings held during each year. Anyone who violates the regulation will be asked to resign.

Chairman Pat Hare noted that P&Z members are elected, and therefore cannot be ordered to vacate a seat.

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