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Case No. 20-0955

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Ruth E. Rarick Trust
v.
City of Tiffin, Iowa

Appellant

Ruth E. Rarick Trust

Appellee

City of Tiffin, Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Charles A. Meardon, Robert N. Downer, and Peter J. Gardner

Attorneys for the Appellee

Robert W. Goodwin
Crystal K. Raiber and Robert S. Michael

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0955
Date Published:
Jun 16, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Kevin McKeever, Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Heard by Doyle, P.J., and Mullins and May, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (14 pages)

            The Ruth E. Rarick Trust (Trust) appeals the denial of its petition for writ of certiorari.  OPINION HOLDS: Before initiating condemnation proceedings, the City of Tiffin must comply with Iowa Code sections 6B.2B, 6B.45, and 6B.54(3) (2019) by providing the Trust with a separate appraisal and offer for the Trust’s property interest.

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