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Outside counsel Scott Anderson, left, and Hubbard County Attorney Don Dearstyne advised the BOA not to reopen a controversial variance hearing. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Board of Adjustment ends dock variance matter without comment

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Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment, which appeared Monday to have been well coached by legal counsel sitting three feet away, refused to reopen a hearing into a controversial 2010 dock variance and quickly ended the matter without allowing public comment.


The dramatic and packed hearing thus ended the matter of Mutsch versus Hubbard County, a two-year plus bitter legal saga over how variances should be handled.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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