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Proposed code of conduct law makes waves in North East

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NORTH EAST— Should volunteers serving on local planning and zoning boards be subject to a code of conduct? That’s the question currently before the North East Town Board, which is considering passing a local law to establish such a code — to the dismay of some of those very volunteers.

“This is a law that inherently and explicitly limits speech,” said long-time Planning Board member Bill Kish. “It limits speech by saying speech that is not polite is prohibited.”

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