In February 2009, the city of American Canyon filed an eminent domain lawsuit in Napa County Superior Court to acquire vacant property on which the city intended to build two water storage tanks. According to a Napa Valley Register article, "AmCan settles deal for water tank property," the city has now settled the lawsuit for $542,909. In return, the city obtained 3.2 acres of unimproved land and an additional four acres for permanent and temporary easements.
It appears that the settlement was prompted by the court's recent ruling that the property owner was not entitled ...
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