View Single Post
Old 01-17-2022, 02:05 PM   #48
Senior Member
Cal-to-NH's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Moultonborough
Posts: 91
Thanks: 10
Thanked 41 Times in 20 Posts
Default Compromise

I love perspective!

It gives towns legislative rights they do not currently have (but it is true they could legislate it on their own). I guess if you look at it that way you are correct that the town gets nothing (that they couldn't do themselves)

Guess what? If allowed to look at the other side of the compromise, the homeowner also retains a right that they also currently have.

Instead of taking anyone's rights away, it preserves the rights of both parties. What a concept!

I know I know it doesn't have a winner and loser:

And you're welcome!

an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions.
"an ability to listen to two sides in a dispute, and devise a compromise acceptable to both" · [more]
agreement · understanding · settlement · terms · accommodation · [more]
settle a dispute by mutual concession.
"in the end we compromised and deferred the issue"
meet each other halfway · find the middle ground · come to terms · [more]
accept standards that are lower than is desirable.
"we were not prepared to compromise on safety"
change one's mind · give way · give in · yield · acquiesce · adapt · retract · do a U-turn · eat one's words · do an about-turn
bring into disrepute or danger by indiscreet, foolish, or reckless behavior.
"situations in which his troops could be compromised"
Cal-to-NH is offline   Reply With Quote