I am writing to support The Oakland Pointe project. I grew up in Toano, graduated from Walsingham Academy and am a landowner in Toano.
My family has lived for generations in James City County and the James City Chapel, a stone’s throw from this proposed development. It is the ﬁnal resting place for my parents, grandparents and great-grandparents, among numerous other relatives. I have frequently visited our family farm during the past 35 years to care for my elderly parents and our properties.
My support for the Oakland project stems from my professional expertise as a doctor of economics, my personal experience on the need for affordable housing in James City County and my family’s legacy of having a deep affinity for the American worker.
Economic arguments alone conclude this project i...Read More