WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - The West Lafayette annexation proposal can take another step forward next week with a public hearing.
The public hearing will be held during Monday's city council meeting at 6:30 p.m.
As News 18 reported in July, the council voted to change the annexation map after opposition from residents. Seven neighborhoods were removed from the annexation proposal. City leaders said the new, smaller map focuses on the new U.S. 231 corridor rather than neighborhoods.
"There will be no vote taken that night. This is just sort of an opportunity for the public to air either their concerns or support for annexation," said Mayor John Dennis.
Dennis said the council will vote a second and final time on the annexation with the revised map at its November meeting. He said because of a 90-day remonstrance period, the annexation will go into effect in mid to late February.
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