Court finds ODNR in contempt for slow action in spillway suit
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday found the state in contempt for moving too slowly to compensate 87 landowners for increased flooding on their land caused by Grand Lake's West Bank spillway.
The justices, just one day after the hearing, ruled the state must complete land appraisals within 90 days and file motions for compensation within four months in Mercer County Common Pleas Court for the majority of the cases. [More