By Tom Scanlon | West Valley View
To grow, or not to grow? Although a few Goodyear City Council members seemed intrigued by the idea of expanding, the general mood seemed to be “nix on annex.”
“I think they were gunshy, after Mobile,” Brannon Hampton said, referring to the 2007 annexation that was not unanimously received by residents in what is now the southern part of Goodyear.
The driving force of the Mobile annexation was the once-planned Amaranth housing community, which never materialized.
Now, with proposed major freeway expansions looming, is Goodyear ready to try to jockey for a strategic position?