Total Taking by City of Monroe
for Expansion of Monroe Airport

Total Taking by City of M…

Initial Offer: $295,900

Compensation Obtained: $408,000

38% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

The City of Monroe took road frontage for widening of road adjacent to airport. The City also needed to acquire the whole property in order to allow for a future runway expansion project at Monroe Regional Airport.  Offer of $295,900.00; settlement of $408,000.00 ($121,100.00 or 38% increase).

Principal Damages:

Total acquisition of family's 3.6 acres (three parcels) of property with one stick-built home and one manufactured home.

Trial or Settlement:

Settlement

County where Tried or Settled:

Union

Case Name and Number:

City of Monroe v. Simons, 09-CVS-599

Date Concluded: 

Settlement Agreement dated October 1, 2009.

Attorneys for Defendants:

Thomas L. Odom, Jr. and David W. Murray, The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte.

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