Members of Citizens United Against Forced Annexation have submitted almost 300 signatures on a petition to prevent annexation into the City of Lexington.
Residents have the General Assembly on their side; the city has the courts on its side. Meanwhile, the N&R reports (unposted):
City staff members floated a policy Tuesday that would limit what parts of Guilford County can get city and water services.
The revised policy —which is still in the discussion phase —–also would create deterrents for property owners to fight annexation after they get water services.
Deputy City Manager Bob Morgan conceded that changes in state law will make annexation “unpredictable, costly and difficult.”
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