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Case No. 16-1658

City of Eagle Grove, Iowa
Cahalan Investments, L.L.C.

The city appeals from the district court's dismissal of its petition seeking title to abandoned property. See Iowa Code ch. 657A (abandoned or unsafe buildings). The city argues the district court erred when it ruled that awarding title to the city under Iowa Code section 657A.10A(3) would result in an unconstitutional taking of property in violation of the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution and article I, section 18 of the Iowa Constitution.



City of Eagle Grove, Iowa


Cahalan Investments, L.L.C.

Attorney for the Appellant

Lynn Collins Seaba

Attorney for the Appellee

Eric J. Eide

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Oct 17, 2017 1:30 PM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 01, 2017
Date Amended:
Feb 08, 2018

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