You should be worried about the cost effective use of your money. In 2002 we asked for a fence, a double gate, and some pea gravel. Parks and Rec brought in some fancy landscape architect and milked that idea for 7 years. When I was on the ANC, we approved a far simpler dog park than what we got. As fancy as it is and with 7 years to get it right, there are too many problems. This to me points to this government’s huge inclination towards contractors. One could say the DC government is bought and paid for by developers.
Notice that when Mayor Fenty is asked about the progress of the city, he cites that they are building schools, libraries, and parks. Continue reading “One could say the DC government is bought and paid for by developers.”