Moundbuilders County Club loses legal fight to keep golf course property

Moundbuilders County Club loses legal fight to keep golf course property

Observatory Mound at the Octagon Earthworks in Newark during an open house on Oct. 17, 2010.

NEWARK − The Ohio Supreme Courtroom ruled the Ohio Heritage Link can acquire Moundbuilders State Club by eminent area and transform the golf course assets, which involves the Newark Earthworks’ Octagon Mounds, into a community park.

The place club ran out of legal solutions to help save the golfing system on Tuesday, when the Ohio Supreme Courtroom denied the club’s motion to reconsider its Dec. 7 final decision, a 6-1 ruling that upheld Ohio’s Fifth District Court docket of Appeals and Licking County Typical Pleas Court docket verdicts.

Megan Wooden, govt director and CEO of the OHC, reported the History Relationship was organized for a lengthier wait to get a ruling on Moundbuilders’ motion to reconsider. A determination future yr would be with a new main justice — Sharon Kennedy, who cast the lone dissenting vote in the Dec. 7 decision. The present chief justice is Maureen O’Connor.