AUSTIN — Attorneys for the City and the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group appeared before the Supreme Court of Texas on Thursday, offering arguments on whether the City could use government immunity as a defense in a 6-year-old breach-of-contract lawsuit.
The City called for the court to find the proceeding involving a controversial land sale “moot.”
City Manager Sheryl Sculley on Tuesday approved the controversial mixed-use project after nearly a year of rejections, revisions, and divisiveness.
The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear oral arguments in the appeal brought by the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group.
Protesters gathered Monday for a “vigil” to mourn the City’s decision to allow a local developer to build apartments next to the Hays Street Bridge.
There was no apparent compromise between the hopeful developers of “The Bridge” project and its protesters.
The trial judge in the lawsuit that grew out of the City of San Antonio’s land sale for the Alamo Brewery Development in Dignowity Hill delayed a final ruling on Thursday, pleading a full docket and the need to review applicable law.
A civil jury considering the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group’s lawsuit against the City of San Antonio for what it said was a breached contract to turn a 1.7 acre parcel at 803 N. Cherry St into a public park ended in a confused split verdict on Friday.
Day two in the Hays Street Bridge/803 N. Cherry Street trial ended dramatically Thursday with Judge David Canales delaying a decision on whether to dismiss the suit filed against the City of San Antonio by the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group and Eastside resident Beatrice Valadez.
The long-awaited day in court has arrived for parties for and against the Alamo Beer Co.’s construction of a brewery in the shadow of the historic Hays Street Bridge.