Total Taking by City of Charlotte
for New Road Project

Total Taking by City of C…

Initial Offer: $85,200

Compensation Obtained: $277,500

$192,300 or 226% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

The City of Charlotte took .893 acres of fee simple inside existing right-of-way, fee simple outside existing right-of-way, slope easement, storm drainage easement and temporary construction easement in connection with the Baucom Road Connector Project

Trial or Settlement:

Settlement

County where Tried or Settled:

Mecklenburg County

Case Name and Number:

Davidson County Airport Authority v. Richard John Baustert and Wife, Connie H. Baustert; James Paul Baustert, and Wife, Edna M. Baustert; and Any Other Parties in Interest, 16-CVS-2249

Date Concluded: 

Settlement reached May 2018.

Attorneys for Defendants:

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

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