Latest The Annex Stories

2008-10-06 03:00:14

By Gustafson, Jeanne The city of Priest River, Idaho, has agreed preliminarily to annex the property for a proposed 800-acre golf-course community to be called The Settlement. The City Council expects legal work on the annexation to be wrapped up within about a month, says Bryan Quayle, a contract land-use planner for the city. Quayle says North Idaho developer William Radobenko is expected to submit a more detailed proposal for the development soon after the annexation is completed. The...

2008-08-26 21:00:20

By AMELIA A. HART FERNANDINA BEACH - A proposal to annex 53 oceanfront properties off South Fletcher Avenue is shaping up as a referendum on beach driving. A divided City Commission voted 3-2 Tuesday night to approve an ordinance that would put a petition to annex 14.27 acres south of the city limits and north of Peters Point Park on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Because referendums for that election need to be filed with the state by Thursday, the City Commission has scheduled a...

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