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Tag: ANNEXATION

Fort Morgan Meeting Alabama News
Fort Morgan residents continue fight to preserve 'old beach town' feel

The Alabama Legislature failed to pass House Bill 473, introduced by State Rep. Francis Holk-Jones (R-Foley), that would have allowed the city of Gulf Shores to annex property owned by seven parties.

Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft Alabama News
Gulf Shores mayor, lawmakers meet residents concerned with proposed legislative annexation of Fort Morgan properties

Fort Morgan, in unincorporated Baldwin County, has a special peacefulness residents say they don’t want to be taken away. After a piece of legislation was introduced this session to annex some properties into the city of Gulf Shores, citizens got concerned. They don’t want high rise condos or commercial rental property to take over properties that have not been developed yet.

Redistricting Map Alabama News
Mobile City Council to consider redistricting map, keeping black voting age majority

The city of Mobile recently annexed areas to the west of the city, bringing the population to 206,830 and making the city the second largest in the state.

Maps Helena Hoover Alabama News
Indian Ford Fire District residents in Jefferson County vote to join Helena after contentious annexation battle with Hoover

Unofficial election results show the City of Helena victorious in an annexation referendum in the Indian Ford Fire District that was the subject of a battle between it and the City of Hoover this summer.

Helena Alabama News
Judge sets new vote date for Helena annexation of Fire District during court battle with Hoover

A Jefferson County Circuit Court judge set a new date for an annexation vote in the Indian Ford Fire District, which was the source of a court battle between the cities of Hoover and Helena.

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Helena delays annexation vote, Hoover officials decline to discuss legal battle until case is over

A City of Hoover attorney told 1819 News Monday at the Hoover City Council meeting that city officials will not be commenting on the ongoing annexation battle with Helena until the case is resolved by the Alabama Supreme Court.

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Helena land wars: City appeals zoning case against Pelham as it faces annexation battle with Hoover

Last week, a Jefferson County judge placed a restraining order on Hoover and Helena in the midst of an annexation battle over part of an unincorporated community in Jefferson County. But Hoover is not the only nearby municipality conflicting with the City of Helena over land.

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Hoover officials silent about annexation conflict against Helena over unincorporated community

After repeated attempts to reach Hoover officials for comment about an annexation legal battle with the City of Helena that resulted in a temporary restraining order last week, 1819 News has yet to receive a response. 

Maps Helena Hoover Alabama News
Helena mayor accuses Hoover of cherry-picking properties in annexation legal battle

On Monday, a Jefferson County judge ruled to amend a temporary restraining order against the City of Hoover to restrict city officials from soliciting properties in a nearby unincorporated community for annexation. 

CITY OF MOBILE Alabama News
Annexation vote for areas west of Mobile Tuesday; Here are maps and polling places

Residents in four areas west of Mobile will vote on July 18 on whether they want to annex into the city.

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson Alabama News
Mobile mayor releases video highlighting benefits of annexation

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson released a video Monday showing the positive aspects of annexation for areas west of Mobile.

City of mobile Alabama News
Mobile City Council approves annexation vote that could make city second-largest in Alabama

The Mobile City Council approved an annexation plan Tuesday that will allow thousands of citizens living west of city limits to vote on being annexed

CITY OF MOBILE Alabama News
Mobile annexation gains support from leadership, community members after mayor introduces plan

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson’s administration presented a proposal Tuesday for annexation that has been discussed and studied for months.

Foley City Council Alabama News
Foley approves annexation proposal to be sent to Alabama Legislature; Vote could be sometime this summer

The city of Foley hopes the Alabama Legislature will be able to approve an act to allow for a vote for annexation. The city council approved a resolution Monday proposing the annexation of part of the Mills community.

CITY OF MOBILE Alabama News
Mobile looks at annexation to grow population, revenue while preserving black majority

The analysis of four annexation plans for the city of Mobile is complete and the results show the city would accomplish four goals that leadership wants to accomplish if any of the plans are approved. However, some black community members who have lived in the city for decades, say, "no way" and they want a different kind of change.

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Mobile Councilman Scott Jones: Demographics should not be the focus of annexation talks

Mobile City Councilman for District 6 Scott Jones is in favor of annexing to the west of the city, but he says the conversation shouldn’t be about demographics as much as it should be about the importance of attempting to annex as much territory as possible.