They could not chase us out legally, so they're finally just going to change the laws/rules to try and get rid of us *by declaration of emergency no less*. But it's not a Completely done deal *yet*. City Council has before it a change in the law preventing groups from taking up any space in a non-commercial use for more than 72 hours.
"RULES & REFERENCE: GINTHER, CHR. PALEY KLEIN MILLS
SR-25 1386-2012 To enact Chapter 906 of the Columbus City Code, 1959, to regulate the use of public rights-of-way for non commercial events; and to declare an emergency.
Sponsors: Eileen Y. Paley *her contact info per the city council website* Office Contact - Columbus City Council
90 West Broad Street,
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone : 645-2010
Fax : 645-0533
Legislative Aide: Nancy Sully"
Please contact her and let her know your feelings, and/or come down to city council Monday July 9th and voice your thoughts and/or show solidarity directly to the council * information on speaking at Columbus City council: council.columbus.gov/content.aspx?id=7930 *.
Please spread the word!