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“Who’s this guy Marty Glennon? He’s parking illegally. He’s getting a $90 ticket.”


The Nassau County security officer who said that Thursday was looking for — although he didn’t know it — the vice chairman of the Nassau County Planning Commission.


Glennon — name partner with the Melville law firm Archer, Byington, Glennon and Levine — was in executive session with other members of the Planning Commission in a backroom of the legislative hearing chamber in Mineola.

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People in the audience directed the security officer to planning staffers, who went to the back room and got Glennon, who had joined the commission in late September is a relative newcomer to how things work in the parking lot. (And there’s been a change of administrations.)


“I got away with a warning,” Glennon said later. “I didn’t realize I was in someone’s spot.”