The city’s bid to annex the Biltmore Lake subdivision could be officially over early next year.
A leader in the community’s fight against annexation says 90 percent of those eligible signed a petition to block the annexation.
That’s well more than the 60 percent required to declare the annexation null and void under recent state legislation.
Annexation foes deliberately overshot the required threshold in hopes of convincing Asheville officials it would be futile to try again after a three-year waiting period required by the new the law, said Jerry Jensen, one of the organizers. ...Read the full article