In a Nov. 15, 2014, article titled “All Franklin-SoCo wastewater options on table,” The Tidewater News featured joint efforts by McGuireWoods,
McGuireWoods Consulting, Davenport & Company, and Timmons Group to address water and wastewater needs of Franklin City and Southampton County,
Virginia. The four presented preliminary study results and various options at a joint session of the Franklin City Council and the Southampton County Board
of Supervisors; at least one option involves the localities sharing a single wastewater facility. In quoted material, McGuireWoods attorney Dale Mullen
remarks that the primary concern is whether a shared utility would be the most cost-effective solution, provide the best service and, therefore, serve the
best interests of city and county taxpayers.
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