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Case No. 18-1431

Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors, et al.

The plaintiffs filed a petition for declaratory judgment and writ of certiorari challenging the actions of the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors in adopting a wind energy ordinance and approving Palo Alto Wind Energy LLC’s application for the construction of a wind energy project. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the Board and the intervenors, Palo Alto Wind Enegery LLC and MidAmerican Energy Company. The plaintiffs appeal, arguing the Board’s actions were arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable.

Palo Alto
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Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors, et al.

Attorneys for the Appellant

Wallace L. Taylor
John M. Murray

Attorneys for the Appellee

Sheila K. Tipton
Haley R. Van Loon
Adam C. Van Dike

Bret A. Dublinske
Brant M. Leonard

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Apr 02, 2019 7:00 PM Boman Fine Arts Center 225 John K Hanson Drive Forest City, IA 50436


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 03, 2019
Date Amended:
Jul 03, 2019

Other Information

Date Retained:
Feb 27, 2019

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