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County, townships at odds over land use authority

At a meeting of the Eddy County Zoning Commission on Monday, April 22, members and county officials heard of a situation developing between the county and several township boards.

The issue causing some controversy is whether townships should conduct their own property zoning and floodplain management, or whether they should allow the county to take on those responsibilities.

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