According to WRAL, increasing impact fees is one of the proposals he is announcing at the news conference today. We should commend him for responding so promptly to the message sent by the election. Some organizations -- such as the Home Builders -- will attempt to use the
slight slowing of new home starts to defeat this proposal. Don't let them succeed.
Send emails of support to the Council and the TV stations, write letters to the editor, show up at the Council meeting on Tuesday, or any other expressions of support you can think of. Make it clear that we appreciate addressing our concerns about the costs of growth.