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Case No. 21-0964

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Pettit v. Madison County

Harry L. Pettit, Plaintiff-Appellant

Madison County, Iowa, Diane Fitch, Aaron Price, and Phil Clifton, in their Official Capacities and Matt Schultz, Madison County Attorney, in his Official Capacity, Defendants-Appellees

Attorney for Appellant

Fred L. Dorr

Attorneys for Appellees

Hugh J. Cain

Brent L. Hinders

Daniel J. Johnston

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-0964
Date Published:
Jul 20, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Madison County, Coleman McAllister, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Chicchelly, J.  (11 pages)

            A landowner appeals from the denial of his petition for writ of mandamus.  OPINION HOLDS: We find no error of law in the district court’s decision to deny the petition for writ of mandamus, grant summary judgment with respect to the county attorney, or exclude the agency letter from evidence.  Therefore, we affirm the district court’s ruling in each of these respects.

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