"Family sues over park's construction."
Fishers is used to lawsuits, annexation suits, other suits, and to a large degree I think they feel they will always win. You see they hire lots of law firms and have the Indiana Supreme Court. The Supreme Court favors Towns and Cities in cases brought before it.
So congratulations to the Peterson family for going to Federal Court in a suit against Fishers. Now they will get a fair trial.
You see Fishers is building a park. No problem in building a park but a 500-car parking lot and lights that will be seen from the space shuttle is a problem. Homeowners along side the park will not have to turn on their lights in their homes at night, the lights of the park will have lit up.
So what’s the problem? Well for starters its in violation of Fishers own building code they the Town feels it can ignore. After all they make the rules and have to enforce them, if they violate a rule who is going to tell them they did wrong. Themselves, never.
Then comes the little fact they were outside the town zoning and in the unincorporated area of Fall Creek Township and they don’t care about any rules. They are the judge and jury when it comes to zoning.
So by jumping to a Federal Court, they have opened a new door. Good move on the part of their attorney. My hat is off to you.
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