Increased Participation

 

February 20, 2017



In an effort to increase community participation at county commission meetings, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners last week voted 3-2 to hold one of their monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m.

The goal of having increased participation is admirable, but there could be more drawbacks than benefits to the change.

One reason given for the change is that many elderly members of the community do not like to drive when it is dark. It is certainly true that many people – particularly elderly people whose eyesight may be slowly deteriorating and whose refle...



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