blighted area


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blighted area

Any area which has become an economic and aesthetic liability to a community.
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City of New London the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision earlier this year, that even if the property is not in a blighted area, the government can use eminent domain to take the land and give it to a developer for his private gain.
The project represents the clean-up of a blighted area and will complement the improvements being undertaken within the Tanglewood Preserve, an untapped natural resource for many years.
By the time Broom was born, NASA and much of the industry had all but abandoned the blighted area. Despite chronic financial struggles, Ivory proudly strove to keep up appearances.
Johnsbury should be commended for their efforts to revitalize this blighted area and for infusing additional resources into this outdoor recreation project, said Agency of Commerce and Community Development Deputy Secretary Ted Brady, who represents Governor Phil Scott on the NBRC.
A Milwaukee judge dismissed the suit, and the group appealed in late March.<br />Homeowners in the lawsuit filed Tuesday also argued that the village has been paying property owners inconsistently, offering those who own large swaths of land $50,000 an acre 10 times market valueand paying those who own smaller properties just140 percent of market value.<br />The suit claims that, earlier this month, the village paid $784,000 for a 1.7-acre site within the blighted area, nearly seven times theproperty's $115,000 fair-market value.
He or she - and a number of people perform the role - is on a mission to tidy up a blighted area as a member of Cardiff Rivers Group (CRG).
The heckler demanding an end to cuts spoke for much of Yorkshire after flood defence schemes were axed in that blighted area.
He urged residents of the blighted area, which has often been the battleground of Camorra clans fighting each other for control of drug trafficking and extortion rackets, not too let criminals rob them of their hope.
The property in question is located in a 57-acre area known as the Armour Road Site, which the City sought to redevelop in an effort to remove blight The City enacted a general ordinance authorizing the acquisition of each parcel of land within the blighted area. After acquiring all the properties except the one owned by K.
Alternative routes for the same road scheme can all show up in some searches, widening the blighted area.
The juxtaposition of a person accepting a festering, blighted area within his or own community alongside that same person helping a stranger who doesn't truly need help preys on the reader's mind.