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Mark Widmyer Resigns From Canal Place Board

September 21st, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Pointing to what he says are ethical concerns over financial decisions of the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority- Mark Widmyer has resigned his position on the board effective immediately.  Widmyer, who is a Judge of Orphans Court, presented a letter of resignation to Authority Chair Andy Vick on Thursday afternoon as well as to the Allegany County Commissioners. The brief letter says that Widmyer has had differences of opinion regarding the future development of Canal Place and the direction being taken by the Authority. The most disturbing section of the letter according to Commissioners President Mike McKay is the sentence that alludes to “recent decisions made regarding (Executive Director) Dee Dee Ritchie and the financial issues surrounding her”. He said those actions compromise his personal and professional integrity. McKay read the letter during his weekly report to start the county’s weekly business meeting- which was attended by Widmyer…

One Response to “Mark Widmyer Resigns From Canal Place Board”

  1. September 21, 2012 at 9:30 pm, Mary Mikulski said:

    Andy Vick reminds me of a con artist. I can say Mark Widmyer is a honest person compare to Andy Vick. Just watch Andy will try to block McKay and find a yes person to take Mark Widmyer seat. I hope Andy vick understands people think he has wasted money then his predcessor. I like to see Andy Vick resign with his director Dee Ritchie. People want Footer building solved once and for all.


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