We are grateful for the attention Councilman Ian Thomas gave to expanding the city’s reimbursement programs for stormwater and sewer infrastructure.

Councilman Thomas listened to area residents and then requested a meeting between city management, including staff and residents, so we could express our reasoning to expand the programs.

Following his public request for staff to proceed, the programs were expanded by council approval.

We appreciate Councilman Thomas and city staff’s follow-through on this matter and hope homeowners with stormwater and sewer issues will use this funding.

Brian Page and Gail Plemmons live in Columbia.

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