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Council unanimously agrees to move forward with annexation exploration

Council unanimously agrees to move forward with annexation exploration

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – At the end of a well-attended, Oct. 23 public study session, the City council directed staff to investigate the feasibility of annexing four areas contagious to city boundaries. Those areas are Mountain View, Vine Hill, North Pacheco, and a portion of Alhambra Valley. Reportedly a previous effort to annex North Pacheco failed. […]

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Martinez to explore annexation in public study session Wednesday night

Martinez to explore annexation in public study session Wednesday night

| October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

City planners will hold a public study session to provide information and gather public comments on the potential annexation of four unincorporated pocket neighborhoods that are contiguous to city boundaries. All of them are in the city’s sphere of influence, some already receive water service from Martinez, and have signed deferred annexation approvals. In a […]

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Divided Council waives Dunivan annexation fees

Divided Council waives Dunivan annexation fees

| April 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A divided Martinez City Council voted 3-2 to spend up to $5,000 in reserves to cover the costs of an annexation request by the Dunivan Family Trust. Proponents were Mayor Rob Schroder and Councilmembers Mark Ross and Noralea Gipner, who saw the approach as cleaning up a complication in a past annexation […]

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Council to clarify intent in Dunivan waiver, considers new fee schedule tonight

Council to clarify intent in Dunivan waiver, considers new fee schedule tonight

| April 18, 2018 | 3 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When the Martinez City Council decided last year to waive annexation application fees for 10 acres owned by the Dunivan Family Trust, did that include the costs of a plat map and a legal description of the property? Or should the applicant pick up those costs? City employees will ask the Council […]

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