Court Proceedings

The Board's decisions may be appealed to court pursuant to state and federal law. This page details the status of the existing court cases involving the Board. 

Updated January 15, 2021

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa Case No. 4:20-CV-00073
Ames Municipal Electric System v. Iowa Utilities Board and USDA Case No. CVCV051775. 
Current status: Petition for Judicial Review;​​​​ removed from State of Iowa District Court for Story County on February 28, 2020. Notice of Removal. 

Federal Court Filings: Petition for Judicial Review filed February 21, 2020. Intervention of USDA. Order re Intervention. Notice of Filing Notice of Removal. IUB Answer and Affirmative Defenses. USDA First Amended Notice of Removal. IUB Motion for Remand. Brief in Support of Motion for Remand. USDA Opposition to Motion for Remand. Request for Status Conference. Order Setting Telephonic Status Conference (2 p.m. December 22, 2020). Order on Motion for Remand. Letter Remanding to District Court for Story County. Appearance by Kristin Olson for USDA. Appearance by Jason Craig for Ahlers for IAMU.

Polk County District Court Case No. CVCV060840
LS Power Midcontinent et al v. State of Iowa, Iowa Utilities Board, Geri D. Huser et al -- Petition for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief filed October 14, 2020.
Court Filings: Original Notice. Petition for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief. Defendant Motion to DismissITC Midwest, LLC AnswerITC Midwest, LLC Application to InterveneITC Midwest, LLC Joinder in Motion to DismissMidAmerican Energy Company Application to InterveneMidAmerican Energy Company AnswerMidAmerican Energy Company Joinder in Motion to Dismiss. Defendants Resistance to Plaintiff's Motion for Temporary Injunction. Order Setting Hearing. LS Power Motion to Strike. LS Power Resistance to Applications to Intervene. LS Power Motion for Extension to Reply to Motion for Temporary Injunction. Order Granting Temporary Injunction. ITC Midwest Reply in Support of Application for Intervention. MidAmerican Energy Company's Reply to Plaintiffs' Resistance to Application to Intervene. Defendants' Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss. MidAmerican Energy Company's Reply to Plaintiffs' Resistance to Joinder of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss. LS Power Reply; LS Power Exhibits. Order Setting Hearing on Motion on All Remaining Motions. Motion Setting Hearing on Application for Intervention. Order Granting Intervention. Appearance of Counsel for Intervention Application MidAmerican. MidAmerican's Resistance to LSP Request for Temporary Injunction. Appearance of Counsel for ITC Midwest. ITC Resistance to Plaintiffs Injuction. Affidavit of Jeffrey Eddy.

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