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Practice Area

Municipal Law

SPR frequently represents municipal governments, public authorities, and special districts such as school districts, sewer districts, and soil and water conservation districts.  In addition to providing expertise on environmental and land use law, we counsel our governmental clients on a wide range of legal issues including:

  • Code and charter revisions
  • Ethics, conflicts of interest, and public disclosures
  • Freedom of information law and public meetings law
  • Annexation
  • Village incorporation
  • Eminent domain
  • Inter-municipal agreements
  • Site license agreements for renewable energy projects
  • Procurement and contracting
  • Special district formation, operation, and finance
  • Intra-governmental disputes between executives and boards
  • Civil rights and personnel litigation
  • Tort liability