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Kudos’s To AA County P&Z

By Stuart Title Over the years I have been critical of the Planning and Zoning Department at Anne Arundel County.  However to be fair, I also want to give them credit where credit is due. Larry Tom and Chris Soldano recently assisted in making sure a simple pad site renovation was not caught up a myriad of guidelines that just didn’t make sense being applied to this property.  A quick, specified review time and comments that were “promised” by the […]

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‘Affirmative Action’ needed for OTC Achievement

Until Anne Arundel County adopts a land-use version of “Affirmative Action” for Odenton Town Center (OTC), it will never develop as has been promised for decades and will not return the revenues the county will be depending on to pay for improvements to schools, roads and services for all residents. Simply, for a stated period of time in the western part of AA County, only development in the OTC and close proximity should have preferential treatment. Expedited permitting, real estate […]

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Speedier Permitting Long Overdue

Though a number of bills recently introduced to the AA County Council dealing with speeding up permitting seem to be under fire for conflicts by Council persons who introduced them, they are nonetheless valid and overdue. While dedicated and competent county employees try to get the job done, it is the complete lack of true leadership that blocks them from moving the process along much faster.  You would think that at a time when desperate for revenue, the County would […]

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Maybe I have “the Sight”

In case you saw the Sun article a few weeks back about the Baltimore native Jason Winer, executive producer and Director of the Emmy winning ABC hit show, Modern Family and Director of the upcoming Warner Brothers Studio movie remake Arthur…Yes, he is my son. Or, as I like to say these days I am Jason Winer’s father. Other than being immensely proud, I can say honestly and even Jason has admitted I was the one who said he would […]

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