Bauman, currently the long-time chair of the Infrastructure & Land Use Committee of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, said nothing can be voted upon or approved without a sitting board. "Applications can be processed by the Planning Department and they will continue their reviews and processing of all applications. It just means there is no board to place them in front of for action," Bauman said. "No applications, no plans, no policies can be put before a planning board for review, public hearing and action until the council names the Planning Board and swears them in." Read the full Bethesda Beat article.