Va Supreme Court Opinions Affecting Local Governments, Nov 4, 2010


Summaries from the Virginia Supreme Court website of today’s opinions affecting Virginia local government law:

091455 Town of Leesburg v. Giordano 11/04/2010 In an action against a town challenging an ordinance that imposed a 100% surcharge on the water and sewer rates affecting properties owned by the complainants that were located in the county, but outside the town, the circuit court erred in ruling that the town failed to present sufficient evidence to meet its burden under the fairly debatable standard....

...091621 TB Venture v. Arlington County 11/04/2010 In a taxpayer’s petition to correct erroneous tax assessments, the taxpayer failed to carry its burden to present evidence establishing the fair market value of individual condominium units, when its expert opined as to the fair market value of the group of units as a whole and then allocated a value to each unit based on its pro rata share of the income generated by all of the units....

...091883 FFW Enterprises v. Fairfax County 11/04/2010 In proceedings involving a challenge to Code §§ 58.1-3221.3 and 33.1-435 under the Constitution of Virginia, the plaintiff failed to meet its burden to prove that no reasonable basis for the tax classifications in these provisions can be conceived....

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