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January 31, 2007

The issue: Three Jefferson County developers are renewing their attempt to remove Todd Baldau from the Jefferson County Planning Commission over alleged misconduct. Among the arguments from the developers is that Baldau has claimed that planning commission members can deny subdivisions because they act with discretion rather than acting in a ministerial capacity, which is rendering decisions within standards set up in county land use laws. Lawyers for the developers say planning commission members must act in a ministerial capacity.

What's new: A three-judge panel on Tuesday began hearing testimony in the Jefferson County Courthouse in a second attempt to remove Baldau after a first attempt was dismissed last year by the panel on a technicality.

What's next: After a day's worth of testimony, the three-judge panel told attorneys in the case they have 60 days to submit written closing arguments. The panel will then make a decision.

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