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Coolidge may move forward with Sunshine annexation

Coolidge may move forward with Sunshine annexation

by Rofida Khairalla | Casa Grande Dispatch

This map shows the different properties that are proposed to be annexed into the City of Coolidge.

Despite numerous qualms raised during the public hearing on the Sunshine Annexation, which aims to annex a Solar energy farm slated for construction along State Route 287 and Sunshine Boulevard, the city might still push forward.

Zoning for the photovoltaic solar and battery-storage plant, owned by Pinal Central Energy, a subsidiary of the Florida-based NextEra Energy, was approved by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors in July.

The proposed 257-acre plant would be located just outside the gateway entrance to Coolidge, which according to City Manager Rick Miller could cause potential problems for the city as it grows.

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