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Annexation plans not citizen approved

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Re: the Nov. 24 article “Folsom leaders eyeing more growth.” Despite Mayor Jeff Starsky’s misleading comments, Folsom residents have never genuinely directed council members about what to do with land south of Highway 50. Rather, at each juncture, we have merely chosen one of their carefully presented options over another. Council members might be certain in their own minds of their mandate to develop that land, however we residents should all realize that we have never been asked, and apparently never will be asked, whether the land should be rezoned and developed. That decision has been dictated to us by eager council members, and not the other way around. Rich Tauchar, Folsom