Ga. Judges Won't Revive City's Energy Purchase Suit

By Brett Barrouquere (October 21, 2021, 10:18 PM EDT) -- The Georgia Court of Appeals let stand a jury verdict clearing the city of Sandersville from allegations it improperly stopped paying for electricity under a $41 million contract with the city of College Park.

The appeals court determined a trial judge correctly let jurors decide questions about whether Sandersville had actually approved the agreement in the first place, rejecting argument from College Park that those were legal issues that should have been decided by the judge.

"In this case, the issue of whether College Park and Sandersville formed a contract that satisfied the requirements of Sandersville's charter was squarely before the...

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