Dennis Welch reported September 14, 2005, in the East Valley Tribune that Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Kenneth Fields told the city of Tempe it couldn't use eminent domain to force residents off their land to make way for a shopping center. On September 16, Welch reported that the City Council held a closed door session before its regular meeting Thursday and voted 7-0 to give City Attorney Marlene Pontrelli the authority to appeal the decision, but it wasn't clear if she would.
Several property owners are affected in this Kelo-like case.
hat tip: Castle Coalition
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