Tag: strip annexations

WEB EXCLUSIVE: PI approves resolution opposing strip annexations

PRESS Staff Report The Port Isabel City Commission held a regular city meeting Tuesday, where, among the order of business, the commission approved Resolution 02-26-2013-01 to endorse the creation of the New Institution to serve the lower Rio Grande Valley by consolidating UTPA, UTB and Transformed Regional Academic Health Center. Resolution 02-26-2013-02 expressing concern and …

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Local cities unite to fight Brownsville

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Leaders of small cities in Cameron County are uniting to fight the long-running land-grab movement by Brownsville. Tuesday night, Laguna Vista town leaders met to approve a resolution calling upon State Rep. Rene Oliveira and State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. to “take all steps necessary, including, but not limited …

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