Mike Knapp was very focused on passing the Gaithersburg West Master Plan.  He is a
biotech consultant.  He showed no concern for the massive amount of traffic the plan
would bring by adding 40,000 workers and 20,000 additional residents to the area around
Shady Grove Hospital and on Belward Farm.
During the Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee meetings
Phil Andrews and Marc Elrich commented on many irregularities in the traffic and fiscal
analyses.  Mike Knapp showed no concern for these issues.  He did not ask for
clarification or additional data on either the traffic or fiscal documents.  He was simply

Mike Knapp Announces He Will Not Seek 3rd Term, June 8, 2010