Council discusses infrastructure, alternative revenue sources


Eroding creek banks,  additional revenue sources and crumbling streets took up the bulk of discussion at the Hampton City Council workshop Monday night.


 The group attempted to narrow the scope of potential projects associated with a plan to improve water quality in Hampton. Special funding incentives exist that tie in with the city's loan for its new wastewater treatment plant, and the council has expressed interest in using that money to reduce erosion around Hampton's two creeks. Certain mitigation methods can be utilized to reduce problems and improve water quality.


Around $660,000 is available for the water quality improvement project.


Read the full article in the Aug. 27 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.