Hohl sues city for construction damages

Michael Hohl has filed a lawsuit against Carson City over damages he says were caused by construction activities on city property near his Honda-Subaru dealership.

The lawsuit in Carson District Court charges Hohl's property, including vehicles on his dealership lot, suffered more than $800,000 worth of damage when the city allowed grading and construction which "caused the release of fugitive dust, dirt, sand and small pebbles from the construction site" onto Hohl's property. Of that total, the complaint says, the city is responsible for $40,000.

The alleged damage occurred during construction of detention basins to the west of the dealership in north Carson City in January 2004. Hohl also charges the city is guilty of trespassing and causing a nuisance.

No trial or hearing dates have been set at this point.

Cable Access Television sued

• In addition, Cable Access Television in Carson City has been sued by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.

The action states that CAT in Carson City failed to pay unemployment insurance premiums for its employees from January through June 2006.

The state asked the court to order CAT to pay the state back premiums and interest totaling $3,350.

• Contact reporter Geoff Dornan at gdornan@nevadaappeal.com or 687-8750.


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