Clayton officials have been persistent in their effort to communicate with property owners in the John Street townhome community that will be impacted by plans to upgrade the sewer system serving that development. That persistence has paid off. All the homeowners have now been contacted and the final two seem willing to participate in the project.
That’s good for many reasons, not the least of which is the fact that the town does not have to enter into eminent domain action to gain access to the property.
That’s a costly, time-consuming process that, quite frankly, creates more ill will than anything else.