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La Huerta, Otis, Standpipe citizens term annexation a ‘backroom deal

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission called a special meeting last week to determine the passage of an ordinance that would allow the City of Carlsbad to annex land within a two-mile radius of its borders as an extraterritorial zone. The ordinance was passed, and today, county residents from the La Huerta, Standpipe and Otis regions of Eddy County filled Commission Chambers to voice their outrage.


Eddy County resident Sandy Wilke criticized the commission’s decision this morning. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.