Archive for November, 2010

Classifying to Not Tax Residential Property: Constitutional? FFW Enterprises v Fairfax County

Constitutional issues related to classification of property for taxation were at issue in FFW Enterprises v. Fairfax County, another opinion issued by the Virginia Supreme Court on November 4, 2010.

 

West Creek Redux? TB Venture LLC v Arlington County

Another opinion issued by the Virginia Supreme Court on November 4, 2010, TB Venture LLC v Arlington County involved the proper assessment of a 21-unit condominium development in urban Arlington County, which is a lot different

 

Fairly Debatable Standard Upheld: Town of Leesburg v Giordano

In Town of Leesburg v Giordano, the Virginia Supreme Court faced clearly-settled law but an interesting argument. And, as can happen in such cases, it resulted in a well-reasoned majority opinion and a strongly-worded dissent.

 

Va Supreme Court Opinions Affecting Local Governments, Nov 4, 2010

Summaries from the Virginia Supreme Court website of today’s opinions affecting Virginia local government law: http://www.courts.state.va.us/scndex.htm

 

Our Active Fall 2010 LGA Conference

The Local Government Attorneys of Virginia (LGA) held its Fall 2010 conference in Roanoke late last week. And we were active.