Boiling Spring Lakes resident wins lengthy case against the city

first_img Back in 2014, Wilkie sued the city after a project to raise the levels of spring lake flooded part of their property for more than a year. Wilkie won the case, but the city appealed. The case went to the Appeals Court, State Supreme Court, back to the Appeals Court and, lastly to a trial court to assess damage.“The end result is that it cost the tax payers of Boiling Springs Lake over $70,000 and, us, residents got ‘ nothing’,” Wilkie said. “I didn’t want this, but I can’t give my property away.”Wilkie says, after the city removed the pipe elbows that raised the lake, it left $1,500 worth of damage. He is now waiting on a check for about $2,000 from the Clerk of Superior Courts.Related Article: NC Court of Appeals sides with Boiling Spring Lakes couple over flooded propertyWilkie encourages residents to stand up for their rights and speak up when things go awry in communities. BOILING SPRING LAKES,NC (WWAY) — One Boiling Spring Lakes resident is finally closing the books on a lengthy legal battle with the city. Ed Wilkie is now just waiting on his check.Just a few weeks ago, in the last round of a series of court appearances, the Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Wilkie.- Advertisement – last_img

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