Voters reject Jenkinsville annexation

Turnout was High: 34 of 54 registered voters JENKINSVILLE – Annexation appears to be off the table in Jenkinsville. The controversial measure, which would have annexed 143 properties into the town limits, failed by a 19-15 vote, according to unofficial results. There were 36 ballots cast, but two under-votes – one absentee and one in-person […]

Goins blasts JV annexation vote June 5

JENKINSVILLE—A controversial effort by the Town of Jenkinsville to annex 143 properties is drawing the ire of at least one Fairfield County Council member. District 4 Councilwoman Bertha Goins, whose district includes Jenkinsville, issued a scathing indictment of the town’s government and the Jenkinsville Water Company, both of which are run by Greg Ginyard. During […]

Letter to the Editor: No to Annexation June 5

As you may or may not know, the Town of Jenkinsville is attempting a forced annexation of 143 additional properties into the town. If you received this letter, your property is in jeopardy of being annexed or your property is currently in the incorporated town of Jenkinsville. What does this mean for you?  More taxes, […]

Jenkinsville prepares to annex 143 properties

JENKINSVILLE – An annexation vote scheduled for May 1 could literally quadruple the size of Jenkinsville town limits. And chances are most of the affected property owners don’t even know the vote is taking place. That’s because Jenkinsville is utilizing the “25 percent petition and election method” in state law to annex 143 properties into […]