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Re: Eminent Domain - Not! ... sad smiley
Posted by: Jim Grigsby (IP Logged)
Date: January 18, 2012 11:10AM

In my work with the Forest Service I had many occasions to persue an R-O-W over private land. If we encountered a reluctant land owner, and negotiations failed, we either found a new route or abandoned the project. As a public agency we certainly had power to condemn, but our legal department advised us to forget it. The process would be long and expensive and our chance of prevailing in court was not good. Much has changed since the days when railroads or the Government could do pretty much what they wanted.



Subject Written By Posted
  Resurrecting the RGS superfleet 01/04/2012 08:50AM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS jalbers 01/04/2012 09:04AM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS - Not! ... sad smiley Russo Loco 01/16/2012 09:09PM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS - Not! ... sad smiley GeorgeGaskill 01/16/2012 10:45PM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS - Not! ... sad smiley Russo Loco 01/16/2012 10:48PM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS - Not! ... sad smiley superfleet 01/17/2012 11:54AM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS - Not! ... sad smiley NormAcker 01/17/2012 01:29PM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS Jeff Taylor 01/18/2012 07:42PM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS Larry Spencer 01/17/2012 12:03PM
  Re: Eminent Domain - Not! ... sad smiley Jim Grigsby 01/18/2012 11:10AM
  Re: Eminent Domain - Not! ... sad smiley GeorgeGaskill 01/20/2012 12:45AM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS olarmy 01/17/2012 07:06PM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS, again? hank 01/18/2012 10:37AM
  Re: Resurrecting the RGS, again? South Park 01/19/2012 02:37AM


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