Commission re-elects officers, continues comp plan discussion

Megan Schiffres

by Megan Schiffres

LANCASTER—By a 7-0 vote, Ty Brent was unanimously re-elected chairman of the Lancaster planning commission on May 16. Vice chairman Tara Booth and secretary of the commission Crystal Whay also were unanimously re-elected.

Members of the commission reviewed chapter three of the comprehensive plan, specifically information related to the drinking water supply in Lancaster, and discussed the updates and revisions to the plan which were made by the director of planning and land use.

Commission members discussed the possibility of using reverse osmosis systems to treat water in the county that does not meet the standards set for drinking water sources. Reverse osmosis water filters…