Tag: annexation

Battle over property rights rages on

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The City of Port Isabel sent a stern letter to the City of Brownsville last week, notifying Brownsville’s City Commission that its multiple attempts to annex areas throughout the Laguna Madre area have allegedly been illegal. Port Isabel’s city officials clearly state in their letter that they intend to …

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Bill filed to limit strip annexation

Special to the PRESS Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville) filed legislation which would address concerns raised by Cameron County cities relating to the City of Brownsville’s annexation of unincorporated areas in the county. “I filed a package of bills related to municipal annexation to encourage dialogue on the practice of strip annexation,” Senator Lucio said. …

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