Kristin Bjornsen: Planning Commission shines light on flawed process

At Helm’s Deep, in the darkness before dawn, when all hope seemed lost, hobbits looked to the east and saw Gandalf the White, resplendent in morning light, galloping to the rescue of Middle Earth.On Wednesday, Oct. 19, citizens looked to the county courthouse and saw the Planning Commission, equally resplendent in clarity of thought and nobility of purpose, swoop to the rescue of Boulder’s democratic process.

I do not invoke Tolkien ironically. That’s the only image that captures how I felt when ā€” on their own initiative, for their own reasons ā€” the Planning Commission voted 5-1 to hold a new hearing on the Twin Lakes.

Source: Kristin Bjornsen: Planning Commission shines light on flawed process – Boulder Daily Camera