Posts Tagged ‘annexation’

City wants court to rule on annexing Nissan plant

by Associated Press Published: May 6,2011

Tags: annexation, automobiles, courts, manufacturing, municipal government

CANTON — Canton officials are seeking a state court ruling on annexing the nearby Nissan Motor Co. plant. City Attorney Barbara Blackmon told The Clarion-Ledger that Nissan is getting police and fire protection from the city and the use of city roads. Based on law passed in 2000, Canton cannot annex the Nissan site for […] [...]

Supreme Court upholds ruling on city’s annexation

by Associated Press Published: March 13,2011

Tags: annexation, city government, courts, real estate

HORN LAKE — The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld a DeSoto County judge’s ruling that denied Horn Lake’s petition to annex 9.1 square miles of land to its west. The Supreme Court March 10 also upheld Chancellor Percy Lynchard’s decision denying a request from the town of Walls to annex about four square miles to […] [...]

Utility district wants city’s annexation plan tossed

by Associated Press Published: February 24,2011

Tags: annexation, courts, lawsuit, municipal government, real estate, utilities

GULFPORT — A utility district contends in a court motion that the City of Gulfport has failed to follow state law in its attempt to annex 2.5 square miles around Mississippi 605. The Sun Herald reports the Northeast Harrison County Water and Sewer District wants the annexation case dismissed. Attorney Tim Holleman filed the motion […] [...]

Coast city files papers for proposed annexation

by Associated Press Published: February 10,2011

Tags: annexation, courts, municipal government, real estate

PASS CHRISTIAN — Since its beginnings in 1699, Pass Christian has been six square miles in the western part of Harrison County. Mayor Chipper McDermott and the Board of Aldermen believe it’s time to change that. The city has filed papers in Chancery Court showing its intent to annex 5.6 square miles, nearly doubling the […] [...]

Judge gives go-ahead to city’s annexation plan

by Associated Press Published: January 28,2011

Tags: annexation, courts, real estate

PEARL — A Rankin County judge has approved an annexation by the City of Pearl of about 1.8 square miles at its southern limits. Chancellor John Grant approved the annexation yesterday. Pearl Mayor Brad Rogers tells [ITAL]The Clarion-Ledger[ITAL] that the city fire department already was serving the residential areas in two of the annexed portions. […] [...]

County to appeal judge’s ruling on annexation

TUPELO — Lee County supervisors say they will appeal a judge’s order that approved the city of Tupelo’s annexation of about 16 square miles of unincorporated area. Chancery Judge Edward C. Prisock approved the annexation in November. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that county supervisors approved the appeal Dec. 6. The appeal will be […] [...]

Towns want to get closer to Toyota plant

by Associated Press Published: November 18,2010

Tags: annexation, automobile industry, manufacturing, municipal government

SHERMAN and BLUE SPRINGS — Two northeast Mississippi towns are hoping to expand their city limits to make the most of their proximity to Toyota. Officials with the towns of Sherman and Blue Springs tell WTVA-TV in Tupelo that they are taking steps to secure separate parcels of land near the Toyota plant. Sherman Mayor […] [...]

City’s annexation plan to be considered by Court

by Associated Press Published: November 15,2010

Tags: annexation, courts, municipal government

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court will consider Horn Lake’s appeal of a DeSoto County chancellor’s ruling that it cannot annex 9.1 square miles of land to its west. Chancellor Percy Lynchard also denied a request from the Town of Walls to annex approximately four square miles to its north and west — most of […] [...]

Consultant tells city to put annexation on hold

by Associated Press Published: August 11,2010

Tags: annexation, municipal government, real estate

COLUMBUS — The Columbus City Council has agreed to postpone further consideration of annexing any areas into Columbus until the city’s budget for next year is completed. Consultant Chris Watson of Oxford-based Bridge and Watson advised the council Aug. 9 to annex in phases, instead of all at once, after considering the city’s finances. The […] [...]

City to fight annexation ruling

by Associated Press Published: June 3,2010

Tags: annexation, municipal government, real estate

D’IBERVILLE — City of D’Iberville officials will appeal an annexation ruling that gave it mostly housing communities and a school while Biloxi got some prime commercial land along new Mississippi 67. On Tuesday, the D’Iberville mayor and council voted unanimously to appeal to the Mississippi Supreme Court. Attorney W. Fred Hornsby III, who represents D’Iberville, […] [...]

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