Advisory board members question relationship with assembly
The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted to retain the Parks and Recreation and Public Safety advisory boards Monday but the function of the boards might change after the assembly learned it isn’t using them as the ordinance is written.
Advisory boards currently meet to discuss potential issues or programs with borough department heads without direction from the assembly. They then bring recommendations to the assembly as issues arise.
But the assembly has been systematically reviewing advisory boards during the past several months and will let several dissolve. Some criticisms of advisory...