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Milford will continue with park at center of eminent domain case

Katie KazimirGovernment, Headlines

Milford plans to refine its comprehensive plan and continue to build the park at the center of this month’s controversial eminent domain case, the city manager said Friday.  Mark Whitfield said he’s neither shocked nor surprised by the decision this week to terminate the eminent domain action on Annette Billings’ land.  “I’m here to facilitate what they ask me to …

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Milford City Council drops Billings’ eminent domain case

Katie KazimirAbove the fold, Government, Headlines

The Milford City Council Wednesday night ended its attempt to take property from Annette Billings to use for a park and voted to end the eminent domain process. Councilwoman Katrina Wilson made the motion to abolish the city’s right to take private land for public use during a special session Wednesday evening.  The crowded City Hall chamber erupted into applause …