Tuesday, 30 of May of 2017

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MD Court of Special Appeals Holds Rezoning Ordinance and Its Rescission were Public Local Laws Rather than Public General Laws

Waterman, owner of approximately 140 acres of land in Queen Anne’s County, commonly referred to as the Wheatlands Farm property, filed a petition with the Town of Queenstown seeking to have the property annexed into the town. The Town Commissioners voted to annex the property, and adopted an ordinance rezoning the Wheatlands Farm property from […]

Source: MD Court of Special Appeals Holds Rezoning Ordinance and Its Rescission were Public Local Laws Rather than Public General Laws


News: “Ky. budget provision faces suit” [N. Ky. Post]

Source: News: “Ky. budget provision faces suit” [N. Ky. Post]


Final Farewell

Source: Final Farewell


Fed. Dist. Court in AZ Denies City’s Motion for Summary judgment as to Plaintiffs’ Disparate Impact Claim under the FHA

The City of Yuma, Arizona, renewed its motion for summary judgment as to plaintiffs’ Fair Housing Act disparate impact claim, arguing that plaintiffs Avenue 6E Investments, LLC and Saguaro Desert Land, Inc. (jointly “Plaintiffs” or “the Hall Company”) failed to present appropriate statistics to establish a prima facie case of disparate impact and, alternatively, that […]

Source: Fed. Dist. Court in AZ Denies City’s Motion for Summary judgment as to Plaintiffs’ Disparate Impact Claim under the FHA


News: “Ky. budget provision faces suit” [N. Ky. Post]

Source: News: “Ky. budget provision faces suit” [N. Ky. Post]


When Wills Become Won’ts

Source: When Wills Become Won’ts


OK Supreme Court Finds Standing Based Upon Possession of Property Interests Allegedly Harmed by an Ordinance Governing Wind Energy Facilities

The District Court of Osage County had three related but distinct proceedings before it involving wind farms in Osage County, and orders in each of the three were appealed to in this case.  One of the appeals was adjudicated in Mustang Run Wind Project, LLC v. Osage County Board of Adjustment, 2016 OK 113, 387 […]

Source: OK Supreme Court Finds Standing Based Upon Possession of Property Interests Allegedly Harmed by an Ordinance Governing Wind Energy Facilities


News: “Ky. budget provision faces suit” [N. Ky. Post]

Source: News: “Ky. budget provision faces suit” [N. Ky. Post]


The 90/10 Rule

Source: The 90/10 Rule


Webcast— Controlling the Local Impacts of Hydrofracking

June 7, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT CM | 1.50 | Law CLE 1.50 through Illinois State Bar The Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association is pleased to host the upcoming webcast Controlling the Local Impacts of Hydrofracking on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT.  […]

Source: Webcast— Controlling the Local Impacts of Hydrofracking