Barrington council planning meeting to deal with flag issues

Town council will hold annual meeting to talk about flags

Posted 4/15/21

Barrington Town Council member Carl Kustell recently suggested that the council hold a special meeting each year to discuss flag issues.

The suggestion followed a comment by Barrington resident …

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Barrington council planning meeting to deal with flag issues

Town council will hold annual meeting to talk about flags

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Barrington Town Council member Carl Kustell recently suggested that the council hold a special meeting each year to discuss flag issues.

The suggestion followed a comment by Barrington resident Paul Dulchinos during the public comment portion of the April 5 council meeting — Mr. Dulchinos told council members that they should not bypass the flag issues which had been presented to the council in the form of letters.

Two people filed separate requests to have flags flown on the town hall flagpole. Lisa Daft asked that the town fly a flag recognizing post traumatic stress disorder among veterans from June 21 to 28, as June 27 has been designated as National PTSD Awareness Day. Michael Sholes, representing East Bay Friends of Israel, requested the town fly a “Stop Anti-Semitism” flag for the month of April.

In addition, Mr. Dulchinos asked the council to address the request from the Barrington United Veterans Council to relocate the Veterans Memorial currently sited at the town hall flagpole.

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