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No. 20-0855
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JOSH SCHROEDER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHAIR OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION, ALONG WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ALSO IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES: TIM BARGAINER, JOHN MARLER, ERCEL BRASHEAR, KAYLA MCCORD, GARY NEWMAN, AND BEN STEWART v. ESCALERA RANCH OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC.

A petition was filed on December 2, 2020. Oral argument was held on February 23, 2022. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 3, 2022.

Opinion

June 3, 2022

Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland
Huddle
Young

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court. View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:07-19-00210-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Judy Crowder Parker

Trial Court

Trial Court:26th District Court
County:Williamson
Trial Judge:Honorable Ryan Daniel Larson
Trial Docket:18-0945-C26

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-06-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2022-06-03 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and dismissed
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 23, 2022 and June 3, 2022.  
2022-02-23 Oral argument  
2022-02-16 Submission Schedule
2022-02-14 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2022-02-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-02-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-01-28 Petition for Review granted
2022-01-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2022-01-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 21, 2021 and January 28, 2022.  
2021-10-21 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2021-10-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-10-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-09-30 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2021-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-08-11 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-06-11 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 23, 2021 and June 11, 2021.  
2021-03-23 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2021-03-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2021-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2021-01-28 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2021-01-22 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-12-22 Case forwarded to Court
2020-12-21 Response Waiver filed  
2020-12-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2020-10-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2020-10-26 Clerk's Record
2020-10-26 Court reporter/recorder's record
2020-10-26 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2020-10-26 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2020-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Newman, Gary
Mr. Benjamin Gibbs
Ms. Ashley D. Dierker
Mr. William M. McKamie
Petitioner
Bargainer, Tim
Mr. Benjamin Gibbs
Mr. William M. McKamie
Ms. Ashley D. Dierker
Petitioner
Brashear, Ercel
Mr. Benjamin Gibbs
Mr. William M. McKamie
Ms. Ashley D. Dierker
Petitioner
McCord, Kayla
Mr. Benjamin Gibbs
Ms. Ashley D. Dierker
Mr. William M. McKamie
Petitioner
Josh Schroeder in his Oficial Capacity as Chair of the City of Georgetown Planning and Zoning Commission
Mr. Benjamin Gibbs
Ms. Ashley D. Dierker
Mr. William M. McKamie
Petitioner
Escalera Ranch Owners’ Association, Inc.
Mr. Jeremy Sandoval
Mr. N. West Short
Mr. Michael T. Howell
Respondent
Marler, John
Mr. Benjamin Gibbs
Ms. Ashley D. Dierker
Mr. William M. McKamie
Petitioner
Stewart, Ben
Mr. Benjamin Gibbs
Mr. William M. McKamie
Ms. Ashley D. Dierker
Petitioner
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