PRINCETON – A municipal corporation is seeking to use eminent domain to acquire interest in a Mercer County property for a public water storage and distribution project.
Green Valley-Glenwood Public Service District filed a complaint for condemnation in Mercer Circuit Court against Mercer County Solid Waste Authority.
The suit states that the plaintiff is constructing storage facilities as part of the Glenwood Water Plant upgrade project near the defendant's property. The suit states the plaintiff has an existing water storage tank adjacent to the defendant's property and would like to install a second. Because of the existing tank, the plaintiff alleges the defendant cannot utilize the property because of restrictions.
The plaintiff is seeking that the court order the title to be invested to it. The plaintiff is represented by William S. Winfrey II in Princeton.
The case has been assigned to Judge Mark Wills.
Mercer Circuit Court case number 19-C-177