Lisa Andrukonis, Staff Writer

Published: Tuesday, February 10, 2009

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen is expected to pass a resolution today that could help the Rogers Road neighborhood receive public water and sewage services.

Much of the community, which is historically black and lower-income, does not have water pipes because it is a rural zone that is not completely within the jurisdiction of Chapel Hill or Carrboro.

The resolution would refer a petition from community members to the Assembly of Governments, which consists of elected officials in Orange County.

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