Letters to the Editor

August 10, 2014

Sunday letters: Norman Jackson’s actions shocking

I was shocked to see how Richland County Council Chairman Norman Jackson handled the July 23 zoning meeting. He denied a request to have a recorded vote on a request to rezone 1335 Elm Abode.

I was shocked to see how Richland County Council Chairman Norman Jackson handled the July 23 zoning meeting. He denied a request to have a recorded vote on a request to rezone 1335 Elm Abode.

After many neighbors gave valid objections such as deer, septic tank, encroachment on residential areas and noise violations, the chair made a decision: Councilman Seth Rose requested a roll-call vote because the vote voice wasn’t clear. Chairman Jackson refused to allow the vote — twice.

David Bolton

Columbia

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