Our view: Sixth-penny tax could pay for water work

If you build it, they will come.

That statement, an often misquoted line from the film “Field of Dreams,” has been applied to economic development meaning once something is built, support will follow. This has been true for the Jamestown area. After a new water system was built in the Jamestown-Rio Vista Water and Sewer District, interest in developing land which previously had no access to water suddenly took off.

The Love’s Travel Stop under construction is likely only the beginning of commercial investment in the area. Proof of this can be seen in a zone change request the county’s planning...


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