I thought growth was good….

turns out it was just expensive.  Another story about another city that enjoyed “growth” but has now found out that it comes with a big price tag when the music stops.  From the Herald Leader:

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  1. New development, especially the type and style being done today, has NEVER paid for itself and rapid development even costs dearly in the boom years. Lexington has been through this before and allowed some corners to be cut (sewers and other environment issues) and is now paying the price with dividends. Some people say that a “smart growth” scenario is social engineering but it usually saves money in the long run.

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