Dayton backs up vow, sues Lafayette over annexation
Lawsuit filed Friday contends breach of contract, illegal process in turf war over land bordering both Lafayette and tiny neighbor Dayton
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DAYTON BACKS UP VOW, SUES LAFAYETTE OVER ANNEXATION
Last seen, in Lafayette City Council chambers in July, Dayton town officials were calling Lafayette officials “colonizers” and promising a lawsuit if the city followed through with annexing acreage on the Dayton side of Interstate 65.
The city council went ahead, just the same, setting aside months of protest and accusations of underhanded moves from Dayton officials and adding 132 acres near I-65 and Haggerty Lane at the request of the Carr Family Farm LLC, after negotiations to bring the property into the neighboring town of Dayton broke down.
And, on Friday afternoon, Dayton officials went ahead, too.
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