Brown v. Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.

20100220 Robert Adell Brown, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Montana-Dakota Utilities, Co.
and City of Halliday, North Dakota Defendants and Appellees

Appeal from: District Court, Southwest Judicial District, Dunn County
Judge William A. Herauf
Nature of Action: Other (Civil)
Counsel:
Appellant: Pro se
Appellee: Paul Reginald Sanderson
Appellee: Scott Kenneth Porsborg
Appellee: Stacy Mae Moldenhauer
Appellee: Sandra Lynn DePountis
Term: 12/2010   Argument: 12/22/2010  2:45pm
ND cite: 2011 ND 38
NW cite: 794 N.W.2d 741

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Whether, constitutionally, is it lawful or reasonable for any utility provider of public services such as heat and water, necessities for life to deny this senior citizen heat and wtaer during the alpine winter or any other season in the state of North Dakota.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
Whether the District Court properly granted Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.'s motion for summary judgment.

City of Halliday's Statement of Issues
I. Whether the district court properly granted the City of Halliday summary judgment because no genuine issue of material fact exists since the City of Halliday had the authority to terminate plaintiff Brown's water, sewer and garbage services for nonpayment of such services.

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Docket entries:
107/09/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 07/08/2010
207/14/2010 PETITION SEEKING EXTENSION OF TIME - for payment of filing fee
307/14/2010 ACTION BY CLERK (Pet./Ext. of time for payment of filing fee). Granted
408/25/2010 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
508/27/2010 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 09/16/2010
608/27/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL
709/16/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF (scanned)
809/16/2010 APPELLANT APPENDIX
909/17/2010 DISK NONCOMPLIANCE (ATB) (Scanned)
1010/11/2010 Rec'd corrections to ATB & ATA.
1110/15/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF (MDU)
1210/15/2010 DISK of AEB (CD)(MDU)
1310/15/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF (City of Halliday)(e-filed)
1410/15/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (AEB)(City of Halliday)
1510/15/2010 APPELLEE APPENDIX (MDU & City of Halliday) (e-filed)
1610/15/2010 E-FILED APPENDIX (AEA)
1710/18/2010 Received $25 surcharge for AEB (City of Halliday)
1810/20/2010 Received 7 copies of AEB from CSD
1910/20/2010 Received 6 copies of AEA from CSD
2011/10/2010 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Crothers, Daniel John
2111/15/2010 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
2211/17/2010 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Reich, David E.
2312/21/2010 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2412/21/2010 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Schmalenberger, Allan L.
2512/22/2010 APPEARANCES: Robert A. Brown; Paul R. Sanderson; Sandra L. Voller
2612/22/2010 ARGUED: Robert A. Brown; Paul R. Sanderson; Sandra L. Voller
2712/22/2010 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2802/14/2011 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2902/14/2011 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
3002/14/2011 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellee
3102/15/2011 Judgment Sent to Parties
3203/04/2011 Untimely petition for rehearing submitted; not filed and returned to Appellant
3303/07/2011 MANDATE
3403/14/2011 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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