Annexation anxiety: Annexation talks stall in Anderson, local residents to conduct town hall meeting

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The proposed Southwest annexation area includes parts of Green, Fall Creek and Stony Creek townships %u2014 almost 17 square miles total %u2014 and is home to 929 people. Kyle Lewis / Times-Post

Discussions on a proposed annexation that would include sections of Fall Creek, Green and Stony Creek townships have been delayed by the Anderson City Council.

Meeting Thursday, Feb. 14, the council heard from Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith, who was seeking support for his proposed fiscal plans. But after hearing from several concerned residents, the council decided to table the discussions until at least its March meeting.

City Council President David Eicks confirmed that several hundred residents attended the meeting, most of whom were worried about the proposed annexations.

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