From a news release from the county, sent at 5:24 p.m. today:

Durham City-County Planning Director’s Protest Petition Ruling will be defended

County Attorney Lowell L. Siler stated today that upon receipt of an appeal, his office will defend the Durham City-County Planning Director’s determination that the Jordan Lake protest petition is invalid based on factors that include, but are not limited to the standing and authority of certain parties signing the petition submitted by the Haw River Assembly.

Siler informed the Board of County Commissioners that any legal challenge will be defended in Superior Court.

See previous post for more information.