Group: Planning Board should dismiss Highwood rezoning vote because of conflict of interest, absent member

Two alleged voting “irregularities” — including a conflict of interest — should disqualify an advisory vote recommending a heavy industrial zoning for the proposed site of a coal-fired power plant, a group opposed to the project said this week.

A protest period on the rezoning decision concludes Monday and Citizens for Clean Energy, a group opposing the plant, requested this week that commissioners hold off on taking final action.

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