Although the Charles County government has been working aggressively in recent years to upgrade the county’s stormwater drainage network, its aging infrastructure is straining under the combined loads of increasingly severe weather and the construction of ever more acres of impervious surface. As the county commissioners consider legislation that would
When the Board of Charles County Commissioners return from their summer break, they will be considering legislation that will accelerate the approval of development projects that have been stuck in the pipeline for years, and in some cases for decades. That plus the greenlighting of large marquee projects like the
Nanjemoy and Cobb Neck, which will benefit from a $3 million state grant to provide wireless broadband coverage, are also the lowest responding areas in Charles County for the 2020 census, but county officials say that the lack of broadband coverage in both places is only one of the reasons.
At their most fundamental, planning and economic development are about ensuring that citizens have access to the basic necessities for life. Food, clothing, and shelter are the traditional trio, but in a modern community those necessities also include things like clean water, electricity, health care, and transportation, and access to