Eminent domain is not out of control, and it's not broken. We will oppose any legislation that unreasonably restricts our power to use condemnation for redevelopment purposes.
It's a novel approach and very clever. This is a new level of leasing activity, so Grand Junction may be unique. I don't know of this approach being done before.
This case is important to help explain the extent of municipal workers' compensation coverage for reserve peace officers, and the financial liability of cities in that regard.