Pioneer Editorial: Collaborate on plan for annexation
Two years ago the Bemidji City Council met with a consultant for more than four hours to discuss goals for the city through 2015.
One was south shore development. The other goal was annexation, a process which began in 2004 and led to a uniform planning and zoning ordinance.
In January 2010, some council members wanted to aggressively pursue annexation while others wanted to take a more deliberate approach. There was no consensus how to complete a process started in 2004.
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