Homeowners favor voting for annexations

Homeowners favor voting for annexations

There are 2 comments on the WCYB story from Feb 22, 2013, titled Homeowners favor voting for annexations. In it, WCYB reports that:

For years, Kingsport annexation has been a hot topic in Randell Gortney's Colonial Heights neighborhood, but it's something he doesn't want to see.

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EaTn

White Pine, TN

#1 Feb 23, 2013
Just recently was annexed into Kingsport, and they didn't ask me before-hand. Actually, there are pro's and con's. For a medium priced house the extra taxes are mostly offset in the garbage and trash collection and the lower water bill. If there are school age children then this is also a plus for many. I suppose those with the higher priced houses may feel a little more squeezed, but if they can afford the house what's a few more tax dollars.
Old Fart

United States

#2 Feb 23, 2013
It takes business away from the existing trash pickup companies.

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