San Jose took another step forward toward annexing Cambrian 36, the 103 acre unincorporated neighborhood almost completely surrounded by the city, but where many residents prefer to maintain their ties to Campbell.

While the Council voted unanimously to move ahead with the planned annexation, it agreed to postpone the matter for six months so that it can review an alternative offer made by Campbell to the city. The offer would likely include the exchange of lands between San Jose and Campbell, though Vice Mayor Judy Chirco says that any deal would be “revenue neutral” to San Jose.

The planned annexation of Cambrian 36 would bring an additional $234,000 to $316,000 annual revenue to San Jose. It would also allow the city to streamline services, now interrupted by the neighborhood.
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