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Council hears ramifications of de-annexation


Electric City Council is considering de-annexing lands in the Osborne Bay area that were added to the city in 2009, and there’s a lot to consider.

Letting go of expanded city limits from that annexation would require a supermajority, or 60 percent of city voters.

Part of the reasoning for de-annexing the land has to do with hunting regulation. The area is designated as public land, so a hunter may be under the impression that they can hunt there until finding out the area is within city limits, in which hunting is prohibited. Currently, it is the responsibility of Electric City to provid...

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