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FOP Range and "Adjacent" Property Owners
"Douglas County Commissioners are disputing claims made in a lawsuit that they “unreasonably and arbitrarily” approved a permit in October for a firing range at the Fraternal Order of Police lodge near Lone Star Lake." Read the rest of the story ... http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/jan...
It seems that, with the exception of Harry J Knoche, that the definition of "adjacent" is being stretched a bit.
Adjacent: Next to; adjoining. (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/adjacent)
Even the legal definition would make two of the property owners' claims tenuous.
Black's Law Dictionary, 6th Ed. defines ADJACENT: Lying near or close to; sometimes, contiguous; neighboring; not widely separated though not always touching.
Maybe the property owners are just hoping for a "Steve Glass type" buyout of their property. You remember. The one where the commissioners bought the property surrounding the proposed site of the homeless shelter, in order to approve variances to the covenants? http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2011/jul...
If you move near an airport, there will be planes flying overhead. If you move near a river, there will be floods. If you move near a shooting range, you will hear gun shots. The answer is simple: move.