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Opinion/Editorial: Stormwater fee, process raise interest
Daily Progress Editorial Wednesday, April 04, 2018 at 6 a.m.

Considering that Albemarle County decided back in September 2016 to adopt a stormwater utility fee, last week’s decision to delay might seem surprisingly sudden.

Maybe so, compared to the plan's 2½-year history to date — plenty of time to perfect a proposal. But based on the heavy opposition that has emerged in recent months, maybe it’s not so surprising.

The proposal’s trajectory — from unnoticed to controversial — also illustrates a common type of government/citizen interaction.

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