Last week at the City Council meeting, two ordinances (Ordinances 5357 and 5358) were brought forward for adoption by the city.  No official vote was taken but testimony from the public and inquiries from the dais demonstrated how bad an idea annexation actually is! The major...

Another example of our City’s ‘Star Chamber’ methodology… Perhaps a most important question to be raised at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, August 9th, will be how and when did the City Council decide that Ordinance 5357 and Ordinance 5358, annexation ordinances for 5 geographic...

It seems that the conversation about annexing western communities has been brought up every year by one City Council Member or another. It also seems that the City staff has been instructed annually to develop the cost benefit analysis of such a move. This year...