MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Circuit Judge William A. Shashy handed down a ruling Friday in the ongoing Home Depot annexation saga.
Both the town of Pike Road and city of Montgomery have been fighting for sometime over which municipality the home improvement mega store actually resides.
The winning municipality would gain a large amount of tax revenue in the process.
In a two page ruling Judge Shashy says Home Depot is in Pike Road, not Montgomery.
Pike Road cited Act#2008-481 of Alabama's Code in staking claim to the annexation, and Shashy agreed.
The act, passed by the Alabama Legislature and effective on May 29, 2008, validates all municipal incorporations that happened after 1990.
The act reads in part: