City officials in Killeen held a public hearing for an annexation petition for 2 areas of land.
The first area is a little over 75 acres located near the 56 hundred block of Clear Creek Road west of Killeen.
The second area is over 80 acres located next to the 75 hundred block of Chaparral road.
Area developers say the land will allow them to build houses and businesses in the growing area.
While the annexation has it’s benefits, some Killeen homeowners says express their concernns with how close the first parcel is to Fort Hood.
The area is known for lots of landing flights for military use.
The city is still early in the process of listening to the concerns residents may have.
The next hearing will be held in 2 weeks.