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Case No. 21-1509

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David D. Pogge and Douglas L. Pogge, Trustees of the Henry Pogge and Lavonne I. Pogge Trust Dated March 8, 2005
v.
Adam W. Clemons, P.E., as Wright County Engineer, Rick Rasmussen, as Supervisor, Dean Klus, as Supervisor, Karl Helgevold, as Supervisor, and Wright County, Iowa

Appellant

David D. Pogge and Douglas L. Pogge, Trustees of the Henry Pogge and Lavonne I. Pogge Trust Dated March 8, 2005

Appellees

Adam W. Clemons, P.E., as Wright County Engineer, Rick Rasmussen, as Supervisor, Dean Klus, as Supervisor, Karl Helgevold, as Supervisor, and Wright County, Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Robert W. Goodwin

Attorneys for Appellees

Apryl M. Delange
David R. Johnson

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-1509
Date Published:
May 11, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Wright County, Gregg R. Rosenbladt, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Vaitheswaran, J., and Blane, S.J.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (6 pages)

            A landowner appeals a summary judgment ruling dismissing their negligence petition against Wright County and several employees for damages to a land bridge.  OPINION HOLDS: Because we find the County is immune from liability under the discretionary-function exemption of Iowa Code section 670.4 (2021), we affirm the district court.

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