by Adam Verwymeren, May 06, 2008
A community group in Uptown has sued the city in an attempt to shut down a planned day-labor site, claiming the city picked the site without proper community input.
The plaintiffs in the case, Mary Anne Phelan and Cynthia Lynn Anderson, who run the Web site StopLaborReady.com, say the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on February 15, 2008, did not allow for sufficient community input.
They claim that only four local residents opposed to the site were allowed to speak and that the community was not given sufficient notice to mount a case against Labor Ready, the company attempting to set up shop at 4834 N. Sheridan Road.
Read the entire article here.
Our favorite part is the oldie-but-goodie: "Shiller was unavailable for comment."