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Tiburon parks panel expresses frustration over lack of input on herbicide policy

Members of the Tiburon Parks, Open Space and Trails Commission expressed frustration last week that the Town Council has denied them the opportunity to engage in a public debate about the use of herbicides in town parks and the right to make recommendations for further changes to the town’s Integrated Pest Management policy. The sentiments bubbled up during the commission’s July 21 videoconference meeting, at which it received an information-only staff update on the town’s policy on herbicide use, which was approved in March. But commissioners were not pleased that their input on the issue had been limited by the council to essentially receiving an information-only update.

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