To the editor:
I would like to offer some clarification of facts in reply to a letter to the editor from Larry Wolf published last week. Mr. Wolf claimed the Noble County Economic Development executive director “supported the (proposed widening and flattening of Baseline Road) project.”
This characterization of the director’s reply to a request for comment from a reporter in attendance at the meeting of the Noble County Council is at best erroneous. At worst, it is irresponsible, because insinuating that Noble County Economic Development is insensitive to or careless about the tax implications of any economic development initiative damages the reputation of our county and the region.
I was in the room when the director replied to the reporter’s request for comment. The comments shared were in no way an…