is one of about a half dozen builders and developers working on The Villages at Godley Station in Pooler.Although the Pooler project isn't affected by the Planning Commission change because that city has its own zoning body, many of Wardlaw's
developments are found in and around Savannah. Wardlaw, president of Jerry Wardlaw Construction, said he has no problem with requiring walkways in new subdivisions.
questions what local government officials are doing about sidewalks in existing neighborhoods that either don't connect to main streets or even neighboring houses.
"They're worthwhile," Wardlaw
said."I probably won't build a project without them.But to build them where they don't serve a purpose really gripes me. It's a road to nowhere.To do it where it has no meaning or purpose, that doesn't make sense to me.
"Where is the city or county's initiative or goodwill to connect those?"