August 18, 2022

Pullman-BLN

Legal With Effect

Utah developer drops lawsuit to develop waterfall enhancement

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A developer in northern Utah who wished to develop a drug therapy facility in the vicinity of a pure waterfall has determined to fall a lawsuit versus Utah County that was submitted following the county blocked personal advancement.

Court docket data present that developer Richard Losee dismissed the lawsuit with no prejudice on Jan. 26, less than a month immediately after filing it in the state’s 4th District Courtroom, the Day-to-day Herald described.

His legal professional Bruce Baird reported on Wednesday in the course of the public comment part of the Utah County Commission meeting that Losee made a decision to drop the lawsuit and intended to aid efforts to make Bridal Veil Falls a state monument.


“(Losee) strongly supports the opportunity monument proposal now getting deemed by the legislature,” Baird claimed. “He thinks that that would be a fantastic thought for Bridal Veil Falls. It would help Bridal Veil Falls, it would support the general public. He is a potent supporter of that.”

On the other hand, Baird explained Losee still believes the method in passing the conservation easement was “incorrect” and that officials “didn’t give proper notice, did not take into account appropriate price (and) did not identify the source of the resources becoming from a limited limited account.”

The county in December passed the conservation easement, which categorized the falls as a “surplus property” due to the fact the value of the tourist attraction was a lot more than $1,500. Baird at the time identified as it “unlawful.”

Republican state Rep. Keven Stratton submitted a legislative proposal in January initially titled “Bridal Veil Falls Point out Monument Designation.” As of Wednesday, the proposal had been re-named “Concurrent Resolution Relating to Bridal Veils.”

Stratton reported Wednesday the monthly bill was revised following “some dialogue of no matter whether we need to have to increase the hard work and make it a point out park, as perfectly.”

It is anticipated to be built community on Thursday, he said.