City’s jurisdictional plea denied in case asserting City’s development agreement equates to contract zoning

City of Shavano Park v. Ard Mor, Inc., et al, 04-14-00781-CV (Tex. App. – San Antonio, July 29, 2015) This is an interlocutory appeal from the denial of a plea to the jurisdiction involving a challenge to an adjacent development … Continue reading

Interpretation of ordinance involving boundaries between two cities is not a “political question” but a matter of statutory construction says Texas Supreme Court

City of Ingleside v City of Corpus Christi, 14-0548 (Tex. July 24, 2015) This declaratory-judgment action involves a boundary dispute between the City of Ingleside and the City of Corpus Christi over the scope of an ordinance establishing the adjacent … Continue reading

Property owner’s annexation dispute must go back to trial court to determine res judicata application says 10th Court of Appeals

Karen Hall v. City of Bryan, Texas, 10-12-00248-CV (Tex. App. – Waco, July 24, 2014). This is an annexation dispute and the third time Hall sued for disannexation. The 10th Court of Appeals affirmed in part and reversed in part … Continue reading