684 N.W.2d 765 (2004)
The county sought to condemn the property owners' land for the construction of a large business and technology park.
- The court found that the county was authorized to condemn property under Mich. Comp. Laws § 213.23 and that the creation of jobs was a public purpose within its authority.
- The county's charter provision regarding its authority, Wayne County, Mich., Charter § 1.112, fell within the scope of its home rule powers under Mich. Constitutional art. 7, §§ 1, 2, 34 and Mich. Comp. Laws § 45.515(c).
- The lack of an identified purchaser did not defeat a finding of necessity.
- The proposed condemnation did not pass constitutional muster because the taking was not for public use within the meaning of Mich. Constitutional article 10, § 2.
- The park was not an enterprise dependent on the use of land that could be assembled only by government action.
- The park would not be subject to public oversight after being sold to private entities.
- There were no facts of independent public significance, such as health and safety issues, that might justify the condemnation.
- In so holding, the court overruled Poletown Neighborhood Council v. Detroit, 410 Mich. 616 (1981).
The court reversed and remanded for entry of an order of summary disposition in
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