Jeff Branscome writes about Spotsylvania County.
Stafford may have really upset Spotsy supervisors
I think it is safe to say that a majority, if not every single one, of the Spotsylvania supervisors is pretty ticked off with Stafford County supervisors right now. I spoke to three supervisors yesterday and not one was happy about the Stafford supervisors’ action Tuesday night. You can read it here.
Supervisor Benjamin Pitts heard about the action on my blog yesterday and he tried calling me, and he also chimed in by e-mail. He’s not really happy either.
I was just reading your blog on Stafford’s VRE bill. I tried calling you, but you weren’t in. The issue was discussed Monday night at the FAMPO meeting by one Stafford Supervisor (Mark) made the statement that. "we are going to send a message to Spotsylvania County." My response at that time was to "make sure that you send the correct message."
In my opinion, Stafford County has sent the wrong message, and that is unfortunate. To begin with they have no "legal authority" to be sending anyone a bill.
Will the actions of the Stafford supervisors ruin the chances of Spotsylvania supervisors voting to join VRE? Jerry Logan, who is a swing vote on the issue, said the the decision in Stafford to bill Spotsylvania certainly won’t help matters. Gary Skinner, who is pro-VRE, was even upset about what Stafford supervisors did.