Community meeting for annexation referendum to be held this week


Published: Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 12:34 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 12:34 p.m.

Community meetings for residents to ask city of Gainesville staff about the November annexation referendum will be held this week.

Facts

Annexation meetings next week

WHAT: Annexation community meetings
WHERE: Eastside High School
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. and Tuesday Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m.

The area proposed for annexation is roughly 2,000 acres east of Morningside Nature Center Park on both sides of East University Avenue. Registered voters within the area received letters about the mail ballot that will ask residents if they want to be part of the city. Voter registration ends Oct. 12 and the ballots will be mailed Oct. 21.

For more information residents who believe they are in the annexation area can call the Supervisor of Elections Office (352) 374-5252.

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