Category: Waldorf

Concerns over school seat allocations aired

Charles County Board of Education chair Virginia “Ginny” McGraw told the Board of Charles County Commissioners on Wednesday that the board was “very disappointed” by the commissioners’ decision to move ahead with proposed changes to school-related county ordinances without first seeking input from the school board. The school board raised

County’s aging stormwater system faces climate change stresses

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

Can Charles County’s water resources keep pace with development?

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

Commissioners greenlight Waldorf Station development agreement

Earlier this month, the Board of Charles County Commissioners voted to approve a 31-page agreement between the county and developer Greenberg Gibbons Commercial that lays out the terms for the development of Waldorf Station, which has been called the biggest development project in the county in the past 40 years.

Amazon picks Charles County for new local delivery warehouse

UPDATE: On Monday evening, June 21, the Charles County Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the initial site development plan for the warehouse property being eyed as the site of the new Amazon regional delivery center, following a lengthy discussion during which several commissioners expressed concern about the suddenness and