Village of Galena Moves Ahead with Annexation of Property for Massive Development Plan Which Cannot be Challenged by Referendum

Last week the Village Council of Galena met to consider annexation plans for a massive development proposed by the Champion Companies that would more than double their population. Residents and Champion employees queued up early, some wanting to listen and others to speak. Ultimately the two annexation ordinances passed as emergency measures by unanimous vote, providing no referendum option.

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Outraged Residents Seek to Oust Longtime Village of Galena Mayor Over Expansion Plans That Could Double Population

The Mayor of the small Delaware County village of Galena will face challenger Jill Love this fall after the long time incumbent shut down opposition to an ambitious expansion plan involving the annexation and development of the Blackhawk Golf Club that could more-than-double the size of the current population of 785.

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