Re: OT: Omaha swallows up Elkhorn
- From: "Michael G. Koerner" <mgk920@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 09:45:16 -0600
Jeff Morrison wrote:Jesse Whidden wrote:Here's a map of the Elkhorn and Omaha city limits, along with theThat map pretty much shows why I think Omaha's action is a naked power
subdivisions in between the two cities that are also being annexed:
grab. There are all those subdivisions that are NOT technically part of
Omaha, and yet Omaha cherry-picks the shortest contiguous route to
If Omaha's going to take Elkhorn, it should also be forced to take all
those subdivisions that would actually make sense to BE part of Omaha.
Rest assured, Omaha will get all those subdivisions in between, in due
course. The big priority is to sew up all that commercial frontage on
the West Dodge Expressway first. Within 10-15 years, every square mile
of land east of 204th from Fort Street to the Sarpy County line will
have subdivisions on it.
I know that that 'county line' thing in Nebraska's annexation law is a fairly recent thing. Has there been any more recent discussion of modifying or repealing it?
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