More than 30 people testified in support of annexation
reform, saying they want the right to vote when cities decide to annex their neighborhoods.
Oregon Communities for a Voice in Annexations
had written a bill, House Bill 2938, to stop cities from requiring annexation
when providing a county service (e.
Map 1 shows that Cordova is bounded on the east by the county line, on the south by incorporated cities--Germantown and Collierville and their annexation
reserves--on the north by incorporated cities--Bartlett, Arlington, and Lake-land and their annexation
reserves--and on the west by Memphis.
But I am rather disturbed that as a city we do not look closely at capital improvement costs associated with annexation
On top of that, it gave new incorporations priority over annexation
Stotter suggested the board adopt rules regarding annexations
when the city wants to acquire land to address a public health concern, and those in which the wishes of property owners should be balanced against people who live on the land but don't own it, like renters.
But realistically, Brubaker said, lands that potentially would be annexed under the triple-majority approach are overwhelmingly populated with single-family residential property owners, which means annexations
would not move forward without consent from a majority of them.
Florence also wants to strike the requirement that the county sign off on the research necessary for health-hazard annexations