APFO proposal a step backward

Source: Frederick News Post
Author: Kent Ozkum
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Date Published: 02/13/2011

Recently, the Frederick County Commissioners discussed their desire to dissolve a county ordinance requiring developers to contribute adequately to the construction of new schools when creating new developments. Their assertion: that local municipalities can be made to pick up funding shortfalls. I find this idea to be naive, unrealistic and unfair to county taxpayers.