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Council votes in support of partial dis-annexation

Council votes in support of partial dis-annexation

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The Elgin City Council unanimously voted to give direction to city staff to proceed with plans to dis-annex half of an area of land southeast of town annexed in 2015 and to begin working on plans to extend wastewater service to the other half. In 2015, the City of Elgin annexed about 212 acres between the railroad tracks and South State Highway 95 in an apparent strategy to counter Bastrop’s northward expansion. According to Texas state law, the city must provide all available city services to the annexed area within five years; in this case, Elgin is required to provide these ...

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