Long before Barbara Hoppe was elected to the City Council everyone in Columbia had been benefiting from her hard work, community involvement and insightful leadership. In brief, Barbara was an instrumental and creative driving force behind Stephens Park, a jewel of this community that was widely enjoyed by residents as well as visitors to Columbia. Now, Barbara stands for a healthy balance for development through city and county coordination. She works every day to increase citizen awareness of citywide issues by empowering neighborhoods and encouraging debate on any policy that would affect them. Improving storm water ordinances to meet federal guidelines is a goal that she maintains and works to facilitate. And she supports the streamlining of the city permit process that would benefit developers by saving both time and money.
LETTER: Hoppe would continue to benefit Columbia
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