On October 25, candidate Couris posted the following on his
Facebook page about the Ludwig's Corner Village Commercial
Weatherstone area and George Dulchinos:
“This is why I am confused and concerned about the Ludwig’s
Corner Phase 2 planning. George Dulchinos seems to be
easy-going -- all development is good for the local economy,
therefore all development is good.”
Well. In his statement Bernie attributes two qualities to George
Dulchinos. The first, that George is easy going is absolutely
true. He is. I think everyone who knows him would agree that.
But the second quality Bernie infers, that George thinks all
development is good, is just as equally untrue as the first is
true! He never said that or said anything that would prove
Bernie says he is confused. Well, again, one would hope that
your local candidate is not so easily confused. Because it is
part of the of the job of a supervisor to be aware of what has
happened in the past, most specifically if it is publicly
available in the Township minutes. You trust him to understand
and to try and solve problems for the general benefit.
Here is a summary as I understand it from someone who thankfully
is not trying to be a Township supervisor. Me.
Weatherstone Commercial area has been approved for the last 15
years by a prior Administration. It has not been completed
because the former Administration kept stalling the developer,
keeping them from starting the project. The economy went sour in
2008 and the builder decided to finish building the Weatherstone
residential instead. The residents of Weatherstone were sold on
a walkable convenient commercial center and many bought for that
reason. 15 years later, they have nothing. This year, the
developer came to the Board to talk about starting to work on it
and gave an updated plan which was accepted. It is a mix of
retail and resident living, as the zoning allows.
I wonder if Bernie comprehends that ordinances have to be
followed by both the Supervisors and the owner of a property.
Zoning grants for the use of property. If the township violates
those rights, a lawsuit ensues and it costs the taxpayers
As a result of living in West Vincent for the last 20 years and
attending 4 or 5 meetings every month for the past 5 years
George Dulchinos knows what's going on. I believe he has a true
concern for the well being of all residents.
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