in the Santa Clara/River Road area have created inequities in what city and county residents pay for and receive in services from the city and the districts, said Carleen Reilly, the co-chairwoman of the River Road Community Organization.
In this latest attempt, beginning in December 2009, EPUD aimed to create a model process for annexation
, using Chappel's new residence as a test case.
Chappel's 19-year-old son, Alex, is the sole elector and presumably would vote for the annexation
, Chappel has said.
Belson said the growth plan, called the Florence Realization 2020 Comprehensive Plan, includes a policy that the city will not seek island annexations
. Also, the county and the city agree that there occasionally is the need for health hazard abatement annexations
, she added.
It also helped convince the Legislature to clamp down on "islanding" via street annexations
terminal project, disputing the annexation
and the zoning for the project.
"Absent deceitful conduct, there are generally only two groups with standing to challenge a 100% annexation
: property owners of annexed land and the attorney general of South Carolina," wrote Judge Eugene Griffith Jr.
Forest Service, and the town had asked the USFS to petition for an annexation
. When that wasn't forthcoming, it annexed the strip anyway, relying on a 1994 letter from a USFS representative, stating it had "no objection" to annexing several strips of property nearby, though not the one in question.
ordinances were passed using "direct annexation
by unanimous approval," meaning all the residents and owners of real property in the area to be annexed petitioned the city for the annexation
SAN ANTONIO - A special session of the Texas Legislature is still a month away, but state lawmakers are already setting the stage for the next debate over one of the session's most contentious issues: annexation
Oregon's highest courts have repeatedly upheld the legality and legitimacy of voting on annexations
. But development interests and most city governments despise these local ordinances and have been trying for 40 years to outlaw them.
Accordingly, since the city's founding, "there have been more than 30 annexations
, taking in more than 280 square miles and hundreds of thousands of new residents" (Campbell, 1997).
Though the current situation can be somewhat confusing--with two annexations
in the same area in close succession--Black said he is happy that the process is moving forward.
of 2002 provide an event study opportunity to evaluate price trends in three mutually-exclusive areas.