The political landscape of Douglas County isn't particularly conducive to building or maintaining infrastructure.
Looking back over some of the biggest controversies over the past two decades, whether growth, utility service or roads, it's all about how the county has worked around the reluctance of voters to tax themselves.
Need a road? How about a water or sewer system? If you want to build you're going to need to fend for yourself.
The reality is that for most of its history, Douglas County didn't have much in the way of growth after the initial boom in the 1850s. A century …