Archives for February 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Considers Constitutionality of Land Use Permit Conditions

Land use applicants are frequently required to satisfy various conditions before a permit is granted. Permitting authorities may require that trees are planted, that sufficient parking or access is provided, or that a portion of the subject property is set aside for public use. However, there are … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Education Issues IDEA Part B Final Regulations Related to Parental Consent to Access Public Benefits or Insurance Such as Medicaid

On February 14, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education published in the Federal Register, Final Regulations which change the frequency with which public agencies, including school districts, must obtain parental consent to bill Medicaid for such reimbursable services such as occupational therapy, … [Read more...]

SP&F Helps to Resolve Litigation Involving Water Project

In January 2013, the Town of Waitsfield settled long-standing litigation with the owner of property adjoining the well site for the Town's municipal water project. Having obtaining positive decisions from the Vermont Superior Court, Civil Division, on the issues of condemnation and damages in a … [Read more...]