City reappoints Thornton to planning commission
by Laura Haley
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Dec 26, 2012 | 5363 views | 0 0 comments | 691 691 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Moab City Council voted unanimously earlier this month to confirm Mayor Dave Sakrison’s reappointment of Kelly Thornton to the Moab City Planning Commission. Thornton will serve a five-year term, according to city documents. Thornton was originally appointed to the commission in March 2008 and has served as the board’s chairwoman for the past several years.

During her time on the planning commission, Thornton said she has seen a push for affordable housing.

“I feel really strongly about affordable housing,” Thornton told the Moab City Council during the Dec. 11 meeting.

She added that she lives in Moab not because of the scenery but because of the town’s diversity. “I’ve lived in a lot of beautiful places,” she said. “I came and stayed here for the community.”

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