County sells land next to north annex

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By Lew K. Cohn

Managing Editor

The Highlander

Burnet County stands to make about $40,154 from selling just under an acre of land next to the Burnet County north annex to a neighboring landowner, Vinton Stanfield of Premium Landscape Supply Company.

Commissioners unanimously approved a one-year lease-purchase for the 0.97-acre tract off Texas 29 with Stanfield at their regular commissioners court Thursday, Dec. 19, in a move that will clear up where the property line is after several years of encroachment by the landscaping business onto the annex property, County Judge James Oakley said.

“We have no future use of the land planned for our purposes and the neighboring business had been encroaching on the land and had a need for the property,” Oakley said. “This is property that would only be useable and reachable by the neighboring property owner; we can't sell it to anyone else because it would lack access otherwise. . . ."

Find the rest of this story in the Wednesday, Dec. 25 issue of the Burnet Bulletin, the newspaper of record for Burnet County. To offer a comment or news tip, email To subscribe to the newspaper, call 512-756-6136 or click the "E-Edition" like at the top right-hand corner of the page to subscribe to our online edition.



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