Municipal Law Update January 28, 2022

Appellate Court Upholds Oneida County’s Right to Eminent Domain In Truett v. Oneida Cty., No. 1042, 2021 WL 6072291 (4th Dept 2021), Petitioners sought to annul the determination of respondent, Oneida County, to condemn certain real properties by eminent domain for the construction of a public parking facility in the City of Utica. The Appellate…

Municipal Law Update March 3, 2021

Cases from Decisions Filed February 5, 2021 – Fourth Department Evidence that City Affirmatively Created a Dangerous “Pavement Cutout” in Street Results in Reinstatement of Injured Bicyclist’s Lawsuit, Despite Showing that the City Lacked “Prior Written Notice” of the Defect  In the matter of Horst v. City of Syracuse, NY Slip Op 01591 (4th Dept.,…