planning commission

Is the Planning Commission a rubber stamp?

By Ann Macfarlane / August 15, 2023 /

Dear Dinosaur: Some of the citizens in our area accuse the Planning Commission of being a rubber stamp for staff recommendations. How should we respond? Answer: If your Planning Commission fulfills your duty of reviewing staff recommendations carefully, asking pertinent questions, deliberating on those recommendations, listening to the public, and allowing every commissioner’s opinion to…

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Grab this brilliant free “quick-guide” poster today!

By Ann Macfarlane / March 18, 2019 /

The City of Olympia has given us permission to share this quick-guide poster, which you may adapt for your own meetings.

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