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Grand Forks Homes, Inc., et al. v. State of North Dakota

Docket No. 20100198
Oral Argument: Monday, November 15, 2010 2:45pm

Docket Info

Title
In the Matter of Appeal of Grand
Forks Homes, Inc.; Continental
Homes, Inc.; Homestead Place; MDI
Limited Partnership #35; Faith & Hope,
LP; Terzetto Village, LLC; and GFH
Supportive Housing, LLC, Appellants
v.
State of North Dakota, by and through
State Board of Equalization, and
Grand Forks County, Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING
Appeal From
Case No. 09-C-01997
Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
Debbie Gordon Kleven
2011 ND 65795 N.W.2d 335
Oral Argument 11/15/2010

Highlight

The State Board of Equalization has no authority under state law to reclassify locally assessed property as exempt from taxation.
Timely filing of an appeal from a decision of a board of county commissioners is mandatory to invoke a district court's appellate subject matter jurisdiction over the appeal.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
08/09/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF (e-filed) (PDF) View
09/08/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF - State Board of Equalization View
09/20/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF - Grand Forks County (e-filed) View
10/07/2010 REPLY BRIEF (electronic) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Russell John Melland - 04896
APPELLEE ASST. STATE'S ATTORNEY John Alan Warcup - 05129
APPELLEE ATT. GENERAL OFFICE Daniel Lucian Rouse - 04704
APPELLEE ATT. GENERAL OFFICE Donnita Ann Wald - 04914

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 06/30/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 06/28/2010
2 07/15/2010 Response from Melland re: not consolidating cases.
3 07/26/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL (not rec'd nos. 34, 35 & 45 (steno notes)
4 08/02/2010 Letter from Mr. Melland dated 7-29-10 RE: no administrative hearing transcript & administrative
5 08/02/2010 agency record were submitted to district court
6 08/09/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF (e-filed) (PDF) View
7 08/09/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (ATB) (PDF)
8 08/09/2010 APPELLANT APPENDIX (e-filed)
9 08/09/2010 E-FILED APPENDIX (ATA)
10 08/12/2010 Received $25 surcharge for ATB (Receipt #19767)
11 08/19/2010 Received 7 copies of ATB from CSD
12 08/19/2010 Received 6 copies of ATA from CSD
13 08/19/2010 Affidavit of service of hand-delivery on 8/19/10.
14 08/19/2010 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF (sua sponte)
15 08/19/2010 ACTION BY CLERK (MAE) sua sponte - Granted : 09/20/2010
16 09/08/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF - State Board of Equalization View
17 09/08/2010 DISK-AEB (E-MAIL)
18 09/20/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF - Grand Forks County (e-filed) View
19 09/20/2010 E-FILED BRIEF - AEB Grand Forks County
20 09/22/2010 Received $25.00 surcharge for AEB Grand Forks County (Receipt #19973)
21 09/27/2010 Received 7 cc of AEB (Grand Forks County) from Central Duplicating
22 10/07/2010 REPLY BRIEF (electronic) View
23 10/07/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (RYB)
24 10/11/2010 Rec'd 7 copies RYB back from Central Duplicating.
25 10/18/2010 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
26 11/15/2010 APPEARANCES: Russell J. Melland; John A. Warcup; Daniel L. Rouse; Donnita A. Wald;
27 11/15/2010 ARGUED: Russell J. Melland; Daniel L. Rouse;John A. Warcup
28 11/15/2010 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
29 03/22/2011 DISPOSITION
30 03/22/2011 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Sandstrom, Dale V. View
31 03/22/2011 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of the Appellees
32 03/24/2011 Judgment Sent to Parties
33 04/15/2011 MANDATE
34 04/20/2011 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE