Comp plan doesn’t need WCD changes
campaign donation records; same member gave funds to Murphy, Commissioners Ken Robinson and Amanda Stewart) — a conflict of interest.
I’m from New Orleans, La., and have been in the county for 11 years. I witnessed this rodeo and unethical behavior before (Gov. Edwin Edwards “felon” both Congressman William Jefferson and Mayor Ray Nagin are currently serving federal jail time).
The WCD zoning changes are neither required nor necessary to implement the Comprehensive Plan signed in July 2016. Personally, I urge the gang of three (Murphy, Robinson and Stewart) to table implementing their plan and focus on parts that will benefit citizens rather than disenfranchisement and gentrification.
On Feb. 15, Charles County Commissioners met with the voters in a open forum designed to answer questions concerning the Watershed Conservation District. However, it was basically a set-up and they answered the questions they deemed acceptable.
Commissioners’ President Peter Murphy (D) was asked if he owns 58 acres of land, which is located north of Bryans Road, excluded from the proposed WCD. They refused to acknowledge the question, stating these types of questions are too personal. Also, another seven pieces of property he owns were not included in the WCD (kind of like stealing people’s property values without due process). Excuse me, this is a conflict of interest. Furthermore, a sitting member of the planning commission is driving around in a car that is registered in the District of Columbia (checked
Deron E. Tross, Waldorf