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Des Plaines City Of Des Plaines
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
In past, annexing unincorporated areas of Des Plaines has been on a case-by-case basis.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Monday she wants municipalities to annex the roughly 62 total square miles of unincorporated areas in an effort to reduce the cost to the county for providing key services such as law enforcement, the Chicago Tribune reported. Preckwinkle made the statement at a press conference where she presented the recommendations of a task force she formed to study the issue. In the past, Des Plaines has annexed unincorporated parcels in a case-by-case basis. Scott Mangum, senior planner for Des Plaines, said a portion of unincorporated land was annexed as part of a residential development, Lexington Woods, in 2007. Most of the development was located in the city, and there was a part of the plan …