Voice of the People
Thursdays edition of the Trib without a doubt, sickened me. Where has our
supposed county government gone wrong? Once again, the rubber stamping of two
major infractions against the ecosystem makes me wonder how much does it cost
to buy an approval?
How independent can DLZ be if they are always contracted for these things?
Has anyone considered maybe acquiring a truly independent view on the
ramifications of these projects?
There was a point in time in this country when wetlands were protected. Why?
Because wetlands act as a kidney for all ecosystems surrounding them. They
teach this in the sinking High School, why is this a foreign concept to the
commissioners? I would like to think this is an easy subject for any layman
to understand. Simply drive by the Dzur farm and take note of the ever
encroaching standing water in the FRONT YARD! Wasn’t like that a couple of
years ago. Now they are going to build even more homes?
What will it take for this to come to a head? Will some family have to die
when their house caves in because of unstable soil? Or perhaps a plague of
mosquito born disease wreaking havoc on the local populace of the ‘Preserve’?
I might be an alarmist, but people, its time to sound some alarms! If our
corrupt officials carry on much longer, there will not be anything left to
Is it that hard just to leave things alone? Did I miss a meeting that decided
that Valpo and Chesterton must share borders? The only common denominator in
all of these wonderful developments is greed. Sure, I could find a snake oil
salesman to vouch for my good intent, but it does not change the fact that
homes are being built on land that is not suitable for development. I am the
Lorax, I speak for the trees!