Well this just made things a bit more interesting. The city has really delayed about doing something regarding either enforcing the zoning ordinances or rewriting them to allow the Oakland Ave. Aurto Repair to remain where it is. Looks as if Dunham is forcing their hand.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/18/2013
Carbondale attorney Darrell Dunham announces that he is filing suit on behalf of his clients against the City of Carbondale, the Mayor and City Council members, Lindsey Fisher, and Oakland Street Garage in the Jackson County Circuit Court.
The suit is being brought to force the City of Carbondale to enforce its zoning laws, to enjoin Fisher and the Oakland Street Garage from violating the zoning laws, and to seek damages for nuisance.
About Attorney: Darrell Dunham: Dunham is a graduate of Willamette University, Salem, Oregon and Harvard Law School practicing law in Carbondale specializing in civil litigation and bankruptcy. Dunham is an emeritus professor from Southern Illinois University School of Law.