2017 Annexations

Southeast Annexation

On December 9, 2014, the City Council approved a resolution adopting an Annexation Plan for the City of Midlothian and initiated a 3-year annexation process on one (1) relatively populated tract (Group A - Tract 1) comprising a total of ± 3,471 acres (± 5.42 square miles) in accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 43, Subchapter C and setting an effective date. 

Group A - Tract 1 Map & Exhibit Map
Resolution Staff Report
Inventory of ServicesAnnexation Open House Meetings July 17 & 31, 2017
News NoticeService Plan (Resolution 2016-25)

 On December 12, 2017 the annexation became final with the adoption of Ordinance 2017-83.  The initial zoning of the annexed property was established by Ordinance 2017-84.

Click here for the list of the 5-member Annexation Negotiating Committee as selected by the Ellis County Commissioners Court on November 10, 2015.

These will be residents that the City will officially negotiate a service plan.
 


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 Upon approval of this State-required annexation plan, the next required steps to complete the above annexations are as follows (approximate number of days from December 9, 2014):

 Day 90(approx. March 9, 2015)Written notice is given to property owners, etc. before this date
 Day 90(approx. March 9, 2015)Written notice sent to service providers to prepare inventory of services before this date
 Day 180(approx. June 7, 2015)Deadline for service providers to send in Inventory of Services
 Day 330(approx. November 4, 2015)City must conduct two (2) public hearings before this date (both will likely occur in October)
 Day 360(approx. December 4, 2015)Hold negotiations with property owners regarding services after 2nd public hearing but no later than this date .
 Day 540(approx. June 1, 2016)Final service plan should be prepared.
 Day 1095(approx. December 8, 2017)3rd Anniversary - Adopt Annexation Ordinance. (this is the earliest date the City can officially take action to annex the area)
 Day 1125(approx. January 7, 2018)Annexation must be complete within 31 days of third anniversary.

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Martin Marietta Voluntary Annexation

Two Public Hearings for the proposed voluntary annexation are set for Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  City Council will vote on the ordinance finalizing the annexation on October 24, 2017.  

Public Hearing Notice

Map of Annexation Area

The annexation was finalized on October 24, 2017 with Ordinance 2017-77.  The initial zoning of the annexed property was established with Ordinance 2017-78.

Eastgate Annexation

On June 13, 2017, the City Council approved Resolution 2017-32 adopting an Annexation Plan for the City of Midlothian and initiated a 90-day annexation process on one (1) tract comprising a total of ± 110 acres (± 0.172 square miles) in accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 43, Subchapter C and setting an effective date.

Annexation Area Map

List of important dates:

July 18, 20171st Public Hearing - 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall (Special Called Meeting)
July 25, 20172nd Public Hearing - 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall
August 22, 2017Final adoption of the annexation ordinance (Ordinance 2017-58) and passage of Ordinance 2017-60 establishing the initial zoning.