BUILDING UP: Developers seeing market for new homes in Douglas
by Bill Baldowski
December 10, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
County Commissioner Henry Mitchell III said he believes residential construction is on the increase in Douglas County because the county has the infrastructure and other elements which attract developers. Builders appear to sharing in that opinion about the area’s desirability. Almost 25 percent more permits for single-family houses were filed this year through Nov. 30 in unincorporated Douglas County compared to the same time in 2013, according to the county’s Department of Develop...
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Elected officials and college degrees
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Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?