A lawsuit against the City of Phoenix and the City of Scottsdale has been filed with regard the
violations taking place in Papago Park.
We have tried for over a year to avoid this, but the two cities have been ignoring our requests for
them to review the legal challenges that they may face.
We are tired of seeing a public park being destroyed. We are tired of the City not listening to its
Please note that we have exhausted all other avenues and means to bring put an end to these
illegal activities and this route is our last resort.
This lawsuit will potentially consume hundreds of hours of resources for all parties. We thank you all for your support. We are going to need a whole lot more of it in the next several months.
Papago Park Needs your help fighting this worthy battle. Consider donating today.
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Public case documents
The following are documents relating to a complaint filed against the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale relative to misuse of public lands and violation of deed restrictions and U.S. park legislation.
Complaint and Request for Injunction (submitted 12/23/2010, dated 12/28/2020 - 27 pages)
Lease Phoenix to Scottsdale (attached 12/13/2020, with comments - 36 pages, some removed)
Title Documents (attached 12/23/2020, contains deeds, covenants and land patents, 18 pages)
Timeline for Papago Park (attached 12/23/2020, 1500 to 2020AD, 7 pages)
Emails sent to Officials (attached 12/23/2020, partial correspondence, with photos, 63 pages)
Motion for Appointment of Counsel (redacted) - 1/7/2021
City of Phoenix - letter to plaintiffs - 1/21/2021