Friday, January 06, 2006

Eminent Domain for a School

Hey, check this news. A city is going to actually use eminent domain to take land for a public school, i.e., a public use:
"Officials revealed during the meeting that Robert Donellan, owner of land the town wants for the school on Clark Gates Road is being offered $715,000. The town also wants land on Sillmanville Road that is owned by an estate managed by Leo Gold. The estate is being offered $225,000.

[Josh Mrozinski, "East Haddam to start eminent domain proceedings, Middleton, 1-5-2006]

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