The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

Anderson Annexation

Anderson Annexation
  • Pendleton holding annexation meeting

    A public meeting will be held Friday night in Pendleton to discuss possible annexation of land near exit 214 on I-69, making the town the fourth entity in the last year to express interest in the property.

    February 20, 2014

  • NWS - HB0208 - city annexation - JC 3.jpg Council majority shuns latest annexation discussion

    A special meeting of the City Council called by Mayor Kevin Smith to consider a revised annexation proposal failed for lack of a quorum Thursday, a result that may have ended the mayor's is effort to extend Anderson's boundaries down Interstate 69.

    June 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Anderson mayor says southwest annexation back on the table Mayor Kevin Smith plans to resurrect the so-called southwest annexation that was part of an annexation plan rejected last winter by Anderson City Council.

    June 18, 2013

  • NWS - HB0222 - Lapel - JC 1.jpg Lapel officials move forward with super-voluntary annexation

    The Anderson City Council killed Anderson Fast Forward last month, but a proposed super-voluntary annexation designed to keep Anderson at bay is moving ahead.

    April 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0315 - city council - 31 - DK.JPG Council members: Annexation failure could foster cooperation

    In the end, there was probably little chance Mayor Kevin Smith’s expansive Anderson Fast Forward annexation proposals would be approved. They were large, complex, costly and controversial from the outset. Thursday night, the City Council rejected both plans.

    March 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0315 - city council - 31 - DK.JPG Council votes down annexation efforts

    The Anderson City Council on Thursday night rejected Mayor Kevin Smith’s Anderson Fast Forward Annexation proposals. The vote on the proposed northeast annexation was 7-2; the vote on the proposed southwest annexation was 6-3.

    March 14, 2013 3 Photos

  • NWS - HB0208 - city annexation - JC 1.jpg City Council could decide annexation questions tonight

    There has been a month of intense public discussion about Anderson Fast Forward, Mayor Kevin Smith’s proposal to annex nearly 21 square miles of new land into the city. Tonight, the question of how, or whether, to move forward with that plan once again falls on the shoulders of nine members of the Anderson City Council.

    March 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • William-Anderson---Stop-Dump-sign-3a-crop.jpg Anderson annexation: Question one

    With Anderson City Council set to consider an ambitious annexation plan Tuesday, questions abound about the short- and long-term impact of the plan abound. Key among them: What impact would annexation have on the Mallard Lake landfill?

    March 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Aerial I 69, Exit 14-2.jpg Anderson annexation: Other key questions

    The City of Anderson is proposing to annex more than 20 square miles of property, most of it giving the city more access to Interstate 69 to the southwest and a smaller portion on the northeast side of the city. Here are answers to 19 other key questions.

    March 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • I 69 and SR 13 area biz.jpg Debate rages over Anderson’s proposed annexations

    “Anderson Fast Forward is the largest public policy proposal the city of Anderson has been engaged in since 1957,” Mayor Kevin Smith told The Herald Bulletin’s editorial board recently. He calls it a defining moment in charting the city’s future.

    March 9, 2013 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Annexation Video
More Resources from The Herald Bulletin
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide