City moves to set up planning commission

City Councillors on Tuesday voted for the setting up of a National Capital Planning Com-mission to guide the development of the city, while Mayor Patricia Chase-Green dismissed concerns by Deputy Mayor Sherod Duncan about the rush in moving ahead.

Chase-Green called an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday to establish the commission, which was recommended by President David Granger, during his address to the council in the previous week.

At the meeting, 23 councillors, including Duncan, voted for having a commission, while Councillor Salima Bacchus-Hinds, of the Team Benschop for Mayor group, abstained…..