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Fairfax City Council member Jeff Greenfield and Mayor R. Scott Silverthorne listen to residents during a public hearing on Tuesday, April 9, debating whether to remain in the water business.

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City Votes 6-0 to Get Out of Water Business

Cost of owning water system outweighs civic pride.

After a half century of controlling its own water system, the City of Fairfax voted unanimously Tuesday, April 9, to get out of the increasingly costly water business.


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