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County sends clear message

The Spokesman-Review

The Kootenai County commissioners sent a very clear message to the county with the approval of an asphalt plant in a residential area. They told citizens that if there is a building project the commissioners have denied, just go ahead and build it anyway. They told us that we do not need permits to build footings and that we definitely do not need to obey county ordinances in regard to required setbacks.

If we do all these things, we can go ahead and come back afterward and get the commissioners’ stamp of approval, but only if there are news cameras present, and I am sure the campaign donations to Commissioner Piazza didn’t hurt either.

Kimberly Hobson



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