The City of Santee's Prospect Avenue Widening Project is moving forward, and because the City has not been able to secure all the necessary right of way voluntarily, the City is now poised to condemn the remaining interests it needs for the project.
On July 10, the City adopted a resolution of necessity which allows the City to proceed with the eminent domain actions on as many as 43 property interests, including several full take acquisitions, along with many partial takes and temporary construction easements.
A July 23 article in the Santee Patch, Santee Council OKs Property Seizures ...
We reported earlier this week about the Ninth Circuit's March 12 order to hold an en banc hearing of its decision in Guggenheim v. City of Goleta. The case involves a regulatory takings challenge to the City's rent control ordinance involving mobile home parks.
On March 15, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District (San Diego) issued its opinion in MHC Financing Limited Partnership Two v. City of Santee (March 15, 2010, Case No. D053345). The court rejected plaintiff's regulatory takings claim involving a City of Santee rent control ordinance, concluding that the as ...
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