There are many residents that want to see Yorktown grow and there are just as many who want to see Yorktown stay as it is.
Yet, there is no debate to have good city streets that are well lit for safety. Most everyone is on board to have improved and essential services such as education, healthcare, and clean drinking water. And there is no question to reducing income poverty. However, residential taxes are not enough to maintain any size city or town. It takes businesses to keep the momentum of running a town.
With a town that appears to be landlocked it is difficult to see any new growth. Poverty can easily creep in especially in less-developed counties or towns with the lack of available land to develop for growth or lack of natural resources or capital goods.
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View