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Walmart supporters, opponents speak to council again

Walmart supporters and opponents brought their concerns again to the Harford County Council Tuesday night.

Jerry Newtze, of Wheel Road, told council members there is a need for Walmart to move to Plumtree Road in Bel Air because its current location has only one way out and the area, even with the new overpass, is highly congested.

"I think if we put the Walmart at Plumtree, it will relieve some of the traffic down at that intersection," he said. "If Walmart is going to pay for the infrastructure, and being that it is zoned commercial anyway, I believe they should have the right to purchase property."

He noted there is a Target store on MacPhail...

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