Commissioners turn down IPC request to shorten public comment periods

Mar. 17—The Glynn County Commission voted down a request from the Islands Planning Commission to reduce public comment time on Tuesday.

IPC members voted 6-0 last month to request the county commission ratify a policy change that would cut the time allowed for public comment on site plans and Pier Village preservation permits in half.

Public comment periods are distinct from public hearings, which the IPC has no intention of

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East Bay Township planning commissioners to review conservancy headquarters proposal

Feb. 27—TRAVERSE CITY — Plans for the possible relocation of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy headquarters will be revealed to the public next week.

East Bay Township Planning Commissioners will on Tuesday begin discussions about the development plan for the proposed Mitchell Creek Meadows Nature Preserve and the concept to move the nonprofit’s operations to the site along Three Mile Road. A site plan review is scheduled, as well

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Young, first-time election commissioners stepping up to help man Louisiana’s polls on Election Day | Elections

Young and first-time election commissioners are stepping up to man local polling locations Tuesday as national campaigns encourage electoral involvement beyond voting and concerns linger about older commissioners’ safety during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Nationally, election commissioners typically skew older; in the 2016 presidential election, data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission showed 56% of poll workers were 60 or older and 18% were 40 or younger, based on

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Young, first-time election commissioners stepping up to help man the polls on Election Day | Elections

Young and first-time election commissioners are stepping up to man local polling locations Tuesday as national campaigns encourage electoral involvement beyond voting and concerns linger about older commissioners’ safety during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Nationally, election commissioners typically skew older; in the 2016 presidential election, data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission showed 56% of poll workers were 60 or older and 18% were 40 or younger, based on

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Candidates vying in November for 2 contested seats on Bay County Board of Commissioners

BAY CITY, MI – The Bay County Board of Commissioners is seeing a bit of a shuffle this year. Several newcomers are vying for a spot on the board in the Nov. 3 general election.

The two contested races are in District 4, representing West Side Bay City and southwest Bangor Township, and District 6, representing East Side Bay City.

Republican challenger Lance Anson is challenging incumbent Kim Coonan for

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