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Federal judge blesses Zurich big merger in extremis

The joint Budget of the three municipalities covered beautiful mountain huts and Wädenswil is already made and approved. Beautiful mountain and lodges have held their solemn farewell-community meetings recently. Uncertainty remained but to Decide on the Federal court in time for the planned Start on 1. January 2019?

The answer is: Yes. So it can go. The Lausanne judge dismissed the last complaint of two residents of schöneberg. They had previously stayed in front of all the Zurich instances unsuccessfully.

The fusion process would have been correct, writes the German Federal court in a today Monday published decision. The schönberger were in a ballot box vote on September 30. November 2014 the decision in Principle taken in that merger negotiations with the city of Wädenswil to be included.

subsequently, the municipality of huts in the fusion process was involved, is not objectionable according to the Lausanne judges. From the decision in Principle not a necessary limitation of the negotiations with Wädenswil leave.

the merger was postponed,

The Federal court has also rejected the complaint that the Voters can't participate enough to have the merger agreement.

The Voters of Wädenswil, beautiful mountain and huts had decided in may 2017. The merger had to be postponed because of the legal procedures. It is now 2019.

resistance such as in the case of Horgen/Hirzel

Large-Wädenswil to Zürich and Winterthur to area third largest municipality of the Canton. Briefly Horgen was on the 1. January 2018, the mountain municipality of Hirzel had amalgamated, and the third-largest municipality.

the Horgen merger had been challenged in court. The Federal court also decided there in December – just before the appointment.

The Appellant, and Complainant against both mergers were advised by the same circles. One of the legal advisers of the Emeritus of St. Gallen law Professor, Rainer Schweizer.

judgment 1C_263/2018 from 04.12.2018 (pu/sda)

Created: 17.12.2018, 12:02 PM

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