09/17/2019


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
Wesolowski v. Broadview Hts. Planning Comm. (Slip Opinion) 2018-0711Zoning and planning—Municipal corporations—R.C. 711.09(C), including 30-day time limit for considering subdivision applications, applies to city planning commissions—A home-rule municipality’s adoption of subdivision regulations constitutes an exercise of its police powers rather than an exercise of its powers of local self-government—R.C. 711.09(C) prevails over city’s subdivision regulation—Court of appeals’ judgment affirming trial court’s judgment ordering commission to issue certificate of approval affirmed.Fischer, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3713
State ex rel. Beyer v. Autoneum N. Am. (Slip Opinion) 2018-0833Workers’ compensation—Awards under R.C. 4123.57(B) for permanent partial loss of sight—Claimant was required to submit medical evidence showing degree of visual impairment to establish claim for award based on “percentage of vision actually lost”—Industrial Commission correctly refused to determine degree of impairment based on medical evidence of pre- and postinjury visual acuity—Court of appeals’ judgment granting writ of mandamus ordering commission to grant award reversed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3714
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State ex rel. Save Your Courthouse Commt. v. Medina (Slip Opinion) 2019-1154Prohibition and mandamus—Writ of prohibition sought to declare city ordinance invalid and prevent city fees from being used to build a new courthouse—Claim for writ of prohibition dismissed—Ordinance passed by the city council was an exercise of legislative, not judicial, power—Writ of mandamus sought to compel board of elections and city to allow an additional ten-day period to gather signatures after board determined there were not sufficient valid signatures to place initiative measure on the ballot—Writ of mandamus denied—Article II, Section 1g of the Ohio Constitution does not impose a duty to allow additional time to gather signatures in support of a municipal initiative petition.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3737
09/17/2019 Case Announcements #3  Merit decisions with opinions.