In re Lake Champlain Bluegrass Festival Jurisdictional Opinion (#6-007; recon.) 204-11-10 (January 3, 2012) MSK was successful in obtaining a ruling from the Vermont Environmental Court that the Champlain Valley Bluegrass Festival did not require an Act 250 permit. The case focuses on issues relating to the triggering of jurisdiction by the construction of improvements and […]
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In re Verizon Wireless Barton Act 250 Permit, 6-1-09 (February 4, 2010) The Vermont Environmental Court granted the Motion for Partial Summary Judgment that we filed for our client, Verizon Wireless, in the appeal of an Act 250 Pemit for a telecommunications facility in the Town of Barton. The Court’s decision significantly narrowed the issues on […]
In re Verizon Wireless Barton Permit, 133-6-08 (May 20, 2009) MSK successfully represented Verizon Wireless in the dismissal of an appeal of a municipal permit regarding a wireless telecommunications facility in Barton, Vermont.
In re Sheldrick Building Permit (Appeal of Bennett and Naritomi), 185-9-07 (April 1, 2009) MSK successfully represented property owners in defending an appeal of their building permit by neighbors. The case involved the issues of defining an “accessory structure”, the scope of home occupations and compliance with performance standards.
In re Higgins – Jockey Lane Subdivision final plat (Appeal of Clark W. Hinsdale, III and Monica Tupper), 2008-006 (January 23, 2008) MSK represented landowners in claims relating to the existence of a public road and private rights of way.
In re Application of Verizon Wireless, 2005-018 (December 19, 2005) and Appeals of Curtis, et al., 2005-019 (January 24, 2005) MSK represented Verizon Wireless in regard to the construction of telecommunications antennas within the towers of a church. Neighbors appealed the issue of whether site plan approval and conditional use approval were required.
Appeal of Stout, 2005-046 (December 8, 2005) MSK defended landowners subdividing property into five lots against a neighbor’s appeal.
Appeal of Sunset Cliff, Inc., 2003-024 (April 18, 2003) Attorney Murphy represented neighbors opposed to a proposed planned residential development.