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 April 9, 2021

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa Case No. 4:20-CV-00073
Proceeding: 
Ames Municipal Electric System v. Iowa Utilities Board and USDA Case No. CVCV051775
Current status: Dismissed
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. Motion to Intervene and Appearance of Jacob Nelson. Appearance of Lissa A. Koop. Order Granting Petition to Intervene. OCA Motion to Intervene. Order Setting Hearing on Petition to Intervene. USDA Request for Status Conference. Order Setting Status Conference. Respondent IUB's Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Enlarge Time to Transmit Certified Record. USDA's Motion Joining in Respondent's Motion to Dismiss. Court Reporter Memorandum and Certificate. Order - Dismissal. Statement of Costs.

Polk County District Court Case No. CVCV060840
Proceeding:
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
Current Status: Dismissed 
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 Injunction. Affidavit of Jeffrey Eddy. Combined Reply to Intervenors MidAmerican Energy Company and ITC Midwest's Resistances to Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Injunction. Exhibits to Combined Reply to Intervenors Resistances to Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Injunction. Order Continuing Hearing. ITC/MidAmerican Reply to Intervenors' Resistance to Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Injunction. Order Concerning Maintenance of Exhibits. State's Supplemental Brief. ITC/MidAmerican Sur-reply in Opposition to Temporary  Injunction. Plaintiffs' Reply in Support of Motion for Temporary Injunction. Order on Motion to Dismiss and Motion for Temporary Injunction.

Polk County District Court Case No. CVCV061580
Proceeding:
Linda Juckette v. Iowa Utilities Board – Petition for Judicial Review of Agency Action filed March 24, 2021
Current Status: Pending
Court Filings: Petitioner's Petition for Judicial Review of Agency Action. Appearance - Matt Oetker. Petitioner's Affidavit of Mailing. Appearance - Jon Tack. Petitioner's First Amended Petition for Judicial Review of Agency Action. Respondent's Motion to Enlarge Time to Transmit Certified Record. Order Granting Unopposed Motion to Enlarge Time to Transmit. Respondent's Answer to First Amended Petition. Return of Service. Order Establishing Schedule for Conduct of Proceedings Pursuant to IR Civ P1.1603(2) (Order also sets hearing date).

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