Dusty Rood Testifies on Proposed Montgomery County Subdivision Staging Policy

Testifying as the Chairman-Elect of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Dusty presented testimony to the Montgomery County Council on the proposed Subdivision Staging Policy. The SSP is the County’s quadrennial review of and adjustments to a myriad of policies related to growth and development, primarily with regards to school facility planning and transportation capacity analysis. Dusty explained the importance of attracting and retaining talented young professionals as the most important ingredient to growing the County’s quality of life, improving schools and expanding the tax base. He explained the challenges businesses in Montgomery County face attracting and retaining talented people due to transportation challenges, and the cost of housing and urged the Council to make this a priority.