Pending 3-year Annexation
Three-Year Annexation Plan
(updated July 2016)
|The information in this guide is intended to answer common questions of the annexation process and clear up misconceptions about annexation in general.|
On December 9, 2014, the City Council approved a resolution adopting an Annexation Plan for the City of Midlothian and initiated a 3-year annexation process on one (1) relatively populated tract (Group A - Tract 1) comprising a total of ± 3,471 acres (± 5.42 square miles) in accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 43, Subchapter C and setting an effective date.
|Group A - Tract 1 Map & Exhibit Map|
|Inventory of Services||Informational Workshop|
|News Notice||Service Plan (Resolution 2016-25)|
Click here for the list of the 5-member Annexation Negotiating Committee as selected by the Ellis County Commissioners Court on November 10, 2015.
These will be residents that the City will officially negotiate a service plan.
|Day 90||(approx. March 9, 2015)||Written notice is given to property owners, etc. before this date|
|Day 90||(approx. March 9, 2015)||Written notice sent to service providers to prepare inventory of services before this date|
|Day 180||(approx. June 7, 2015)||Deadline for service providers to send in Inventory of Services|
|Day 330||(approx. November 4, 2015)||City must conduct two (2) public hearings before this date (both will likely occur in October)|
|Day 360||(approx. December 4, 2015)||Hold negotiations with property owners regarding services after 2nd public hearing but no later than this date .|
|Day 540||(approx. June 1, 2016)||Final service plan should be prepared.|
|Day 1095||(approx. December 8, 2017)||3rd Anniversary - Adopt Annexation Ordinance. (this is the earliest date the City can officially take action to annex the area)|
|Day 1125||(approx. January 7, 2018)||Annexation must be complete within 31 days of third anniversary.|