Sunday, April 10, 2016

Growth And Infrastructure Strain Lurking As Issue In Oconee County Board Of Commissioners Election

Calls Creek Example

The county’s proposal to run a sewer pipe down Calls Creek through a string of residential neighborhoods has become a prominent issue in the May 24 Board of Commissioners election, since the Commission will have to make the final decision on whether to go forward with the project.

Behind this specific concern, however, is the larger issue of how the county–and the commissioners in particular–should handle growth.