Jim Barber

With annexation, the city of Mobile would grow its revenue, become the second largest city in the state and proactively prevent the loss of approximately $20 million to its budget from areas of the police jurisdiction that could become their own cities, officials with Mayor Sandy Stimpson’s office confirmed Wednesday morning during a presentation to media on four study group maps.

While the maps of various annexation scenarios each show a growth in the city’s population above 200,000 they also indicate a slight decrease in the municipality’s Black population. The four maps — made public for the first time Wednesday — will be sent to PFM Financial Services for a six-week study before being placed on the Mobile City Council’s agenda.

2023 Annexation Map A
2023 Annexation Map B
2023 Annexation Map C
2023 Annexation Map D

Dale Liesch is assistant managing editor and a reporter with Lagniappe. He can be reached at dale@lagniappemobile.com

Dale Liesch has been helping to keep Mobile Bay funky since 2014. He covers the city of Mobile and brings dad jokes into the office almost every day. He studied journalism at the University of Alabama and graduated way back in 2007.  Dale Has won a n

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mdmouton

Article is great, but it would be nice if the map inserts were bigger so we could see them better.

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