Marion Oaks Community Hopes to Become a City
A community in North Central Florida is looking to create a new city.
The Marion Oaks community and their leaders hope to create their own city by increasing their population and becoming a more proactive community.
Not everybody is on board with the city idea and Patricia Trott, a Marion Oaks resident says its boils down to how much the incorporation will affect the finances of the residents.
After two hours of presentation, the bill passed step one for a two part process. The delegations voted for the bill to be placed on the next referendum with a vote of 6-1.
The next stop for the city bill we be on Aug. 24 and at that time, the Marion County residents will have the final say as to whether or not Marion Oaks will become a city.
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