Ore. city council decides to annex 75 acres of "islands"

02/12/2013 | Oregonian (Portland), The

The Forest Grove, Ore., City Council voted 5-1 to annex 75 acres of "islands," despite objections from several residents. The council made the controversial decision because it will help with planning and development and will bring in about $72,000 in extra property-tax revenue each year. Island residents, however, say higher taxes that come with annexation are not worth the services gained, including sanitary sewer and road maintenance.

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