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Spearfish annexation rejected in public vote

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — Voters in the Spearfish area have rejected the proposed annexation to the city of about a square mile of land in Spearfish Valley.

About 55 percent of the 1,225 people who voted Tuesday opposed the annexation of 635 acres.

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Spearfish annexation foes point to sewer problems

November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — Opponents of plans by Spearfish city officials to annex more than a square mile of outlying land are pointing to a dispute over sewer backups to bolster their case.

Opponents say the sewer backup problems that have raised the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Public vote on Spearfish annexation set next month

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — The Spearfish City Council has scheduled a special election Dec. 10 to determine the fate of a proposed annexation of land spanning more than a square mile.

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Spearfish annexation might go to public vote

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — People who oppose the city of Spearfish’s decision to annex land in Spearfish Valley have submitted petitions hoping to force a public vote on the matter.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the Concerned Citizens of Spearfish …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Spearfish effort would force vote on annexation

October 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — Spearfish Valley residents opposed to the city’s annexation of 660 acres have until Oct. 30 to gather enough signatures to force a public vote on it.

Jim Lee is one of the coordinators of Concerned Citizens of Spearfish Valley a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Spearfish annexes 660 acres despite opposition

October 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — Spearfish is 660 acres bigger, but many of its new residents don’t like it.

The City Council listened to emotional pleas from people during a two-hour hearing then voted 5-1 Monday night to annex the land, though many of the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Annexation contested at Dickinson meeting

November 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Not everyone wants to live in Dickinson.
Annexation and development were once again a hot topic of discussion at Monday’s regular City Commission meeting at City Hall.
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Dickinson’s annexation brings acres, concerns

October 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

In order to accommodate all of the people flooding into its boundaries, the City of Dickinson is expanding through annexation, but some are worried what might happen with land before it’s developed. Continue Reading

Commission sets plat hearing for Titan project

June 12, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

The Jamestown Planning Commission will hold a plat and annexation hearing on June 25 for the Titan Machinery project west of Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
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Spearfish looking to annex 134 acres of land

June 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SPEARFISH (AP) Spearfish is looking to add 134 acres of land to its city limits. Continue Reading