A majority of the Hagerstown City Council is mulling a possible zoning change for 28 acres of light industrial land off Howell Road, despite the objections of two members who say it would hurt the city's economic-development efforts.
In our view, council members Kristen Aleshire and Penny Nigh would have a better chance of persuading their counterparts if they detail what sort of development they have in mind.
The land in question is owned by Dr. Richard Harrison. It's located next to another 153 acres he owns that would retain light industrial zoning.
Aleshire and Nigh said they felt the property, annexed into the city in 1962, is the largest remaining potential economic development site in the city.