Tuesday April 13, 2010 | AnnexationApril 12, 2010 at 9:21 am | Posted in Coming Up | 6 Comments
A look at the controversial issue of annexation. According to the state Supreme Court, forced annexation is defined as a policy that provides meaningful services to unincorporated areas. Critics point out that North Carolina is one of the very few states left to continue the practice of forced annexation but advocates say it’s a way to keep Charlotte’s economy healthy and to help provide services to outlying areas. We’ll delve into the issue of forced annexation.
Daren Bakst – Director, Legal and Regulatory Studies, John Locke Foundation
DeWitt “Mac” McCarley – Attorney, City of Charlotte
Walter Fields – Planner, Urban Resource Group