Menifee City Council took a hard look at the city’s growth and potential land needs during a workshop meeting to discuss adding in a sphere of influence where potential annexations might be beneficial to the city in the next 50 years.
Since its incorporation Menifee has not designated its sphere of influence, or where the growth in homes and businesses outside of the city affect its city residents and government and where it might be more of concern in planning the future.
The workshop held before the regular city council meeting Wednesday, Dec. 18, brought Doug Darnell, Menifee senior planner, to the podium to present several alternatives to the city’s sphere of influence. He said the city did not have a set sphere of influence.
Darnell showed three possible alternatives and