Rep. Vicki Kraft looks to change annexation rules

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Rep. Vicki Kraft looks to change annexation rules

Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, shares information about her proposed legislation that would allow property-owners a voice and a vote on whether or not they want to be annexed. House Bill 2789 would repeal the direct petition and dual resolution methods of annexation. It also prohibits a city from requiring an owner of property outside of its corporate limits to enter into a utility service annexation covenant as a condition of a extending utilities to their property.

 

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