Plans to grow Brownsburg face heat from many homeowners

BROWNSBURG – One of the region’s fastest-growing communities plans to grow even more, but it’s facing some growing pains along the way. The town of Brownsburg plans to annex 4,500 acres that would add more than 3,000 residents to the town. However, the plan does not include several neighborhoods in the middle of town that […]

Residents collecting “no annex” petitions could take Brownsburg to court

BROWNSBURG – A plan to add 3,000 residents to Brownsburg has been heated for months and if some residents have their way, the fight will head to court. Sabrina Graham’s home north of Brownsburg has become more of a home base, where she is collecting petitions and has set up the website Graham is […]

Brownsburg homeowners take annexation to court

BROWNSBURG – A group of homeowners fighting against annexation into the town of Brownsburg filed their dissent in Hendricks County court Monday. The homeowners, operating under the name “Fight Against Brownsburg Annexation,” filed a remonstrance against the town. The town council approved the annexation of 4,500 acres in July. It would add about 3,000 residents […]

Residents fight Brownsburg rezoning, annexation

The town of Brownsburg is growing, but some potential new residents are fighting to stay out. Dozens filled the Brownsburg Town Hall on Monday to voice their concerns about rezoning which would accompany a proposed 4,500 acre annexation. Many opposed to the changes live in an area north of town that is primarily agriculture. Some […]

Residents spend $30K to fight town, ask elected officials for help with bills

HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. (Oct. 26, 2015) — Homeowners in one central Indiana community are asking for help from their elected officials to fight annexation. The town of Brownsburg voted in 2013 to annex around 1,200 properties into its borders. Homeowners instead opted to fight and have been in court ever since to try and stop […]

Judge rules in favor of Brownsburg homeowners in annexation case

BROWNSBURG, Ind.– A judge has ordered Brownsburg to stop its annexation plans. The town has been fighting to annex 1,200 Hendricks County properties since 2013, but Brown Township residents weren’t happy with the plans. The residents took their case to court and spent thousands of dollars to stop the annexation. Judge Heather Welch ruled that […]

Homeowners get another victory from judge in Brownsburg annexation case

BROWNSBURG, Ind. – A annexation process that has spanned five years continues to go in favor of those against the plan. A judge ruled in the Court of Appeals of Indiana decided the Town of Brownsburg did not meet the requirements, identified by Indiana code, to go through with the annexation. The decision comes roughly […]