Eminent Domain Task Force Launches Website - Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Task Force on Eminent Domain today announced the launch of their new informational website.

"The website gives the public first hand information about task force activities," Terry Jarrett, Task Force Chairman, said. "It is just another example of how we are carrying out the Governor's call to ensure programs are accessible and responsive to the people they might impact."

The website, http://www.mo.gov/mo/eminentdomain/index.htm, has been created to allow individuals statewide to be involved with the Missouri Task Force on Eminent Domain. The new site allows for individuals to electronically submit testimony, provide recommendations and suggestions, and stay up to date on task force activities. The website also includes details about upcoming meetings.

At the next meeting of the Missouri Task Force on Eminent Domain, task force members will hear public testimony. The meeting is scheduled Thursday, August 18, in House Hearing Room 7 at 10 a.m.

The Missouri Task Force on Eminent Domain is tasked by Gov. Matt Blunt with evaluating the state's eminent domain laws and making initial recommendations regarding suggested changes and improvements. The nine-member task force will evaluate and make initial recommendations to the governor by October 1, 2005. Task force members receive no compensation for their service