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Worried about 'bad timing,' Walker council skips de-annexation talk

1 year 10 months 2 weeks ago March 09, 2015 Mar 9, 2015 Monday, March 09 2015 March 09, 2015 8:26 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

WALKER - The city council did not talk about de-annexing areas of the city Monday night, since the item was pulled from the council agenda.

Councilman Tracy Girlinghouse said he was concerned about bad timing since there is an ongoing fight over annexation in the next two city limits. Livingston and Satsuma are sparring over an annexation plan by some people in Satsuma.

Girlinghouse said the Walker initiative had nothing to do with what was happening just down I-12 and did not want to make it appear that there was, so he asked for the item to be removed from the agenda. Girlinghouse told WBRZ News 2 he wasn't sure if and when he'll ask to have the discussion again, although the mayor told WBRZ, he was hoping it would return at the next council meeting.

The city was looking to remove parts of I-12 from city limits in an effort to remove stress on the police department.
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