in Catlin with respect to the appealability of condemnation actions
50) Either way, on this view, the Act should apply to condemnation actions
that are initiated so as to work an end run around legal barriers to zoning religious property.
Missouri requires all real estate appraisers to follow USPAP, (224) and, because the appraisals are required to be made by licensed or certified real estate appraisers using "generally accepted" standards, condemnation actions
should be no exception.
The court further reasoned that jurisdiction in a condemnation action
was limited to determining whether the purpose for which the property was taken was a Congressionally authorized public use.
In this case, DOT had already instituted a formal condemnation action
prior to defendants' answer.
In the years between 1949 and 1954, a condemnation action
commenced; the owners were told by city officials not to improve their property; several blocks adjacent to their properties were condemned and leveled by the city; they lost their tenants; their buildings deteriorated and were vandalized and burglarized; they lost their insurance; and the city made them tear down the buildings at their own expense.
Additionally, the district court held that an annual payment could not form just compensation in a condemnation action
, finding that "Wyoming law anticipates a valuation at a specific date, not an unknown valuation dependent on the life of a gas field or pipelines" Accordingly, the district court ordered Greencore to pay Barlow $45,054, an amount representing a payment of $50 per 16.
This will be the first time in my experience that I've initiated a condemnation action
without it being an agenda item, without there being a staff analysis, without having a financial plan and without the public having an opportunity to weigh in," he told councilors.
The District Court of Appeal of Florida noted that, because a condemnation action
was an action in rem (against the property) rather than in personam (against the Tribe), the status of the property needed to be evaluated to see if it was protected by the Tribe's sovereignty.