July 21, 1991

In last Sunday's "Shurshots," the suggestion was made that when the County Commissioners rewrite the zoning ordinance, they create an arbitration panel to hear cases in which either the county or the property owner wants to appeal a Board of Zoning Appeals ruling.

Two points were not clear:

* In many cases, instead of going to court, both sides could go to this "People's Court" panel; they would have to agree not to appealfurther.

* So as not to be influenced by the desire to be reappointed, panel members would be appointed for one term; that term would last four years.

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