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TODAY IS Tuesday September 02nd


Executive Session For City Council Scheduled
Tuesday Jun 24, 2014 2:04am
Angola City Hall • Angola, IN

By: Jim Measel

(ANGOLA) - An executive session for the Angola City Council has been scheduled for July 2nd to discuss strategy in regards to litigation matters. There is speculation the meeting behind closed doors involves the ongoing legal battle between the city and Showgirls owner Alva Butler. Neither City Attorney Kim Shoup or Fort Wayne Attorney Robert Keene would comment on the purpose of the executive session. Keene is helping the City in its legal dealings with Butler. Butler filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city in March of 2013 over the denial of a building permit to run an adult nightclub in the former Slider's Restaurant and 101 Lounge.

U.S. District Judge Robert Miller denied a preliminary injunction motion from Butler six months ago which prevented him from opening up the business. Butler and his wife later filed an appeal with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Butler's claim that his first amendment rights were violated by the city of Angola survived the 75 page ruling that was issued by Miller last New Years Eve.

Keene says lawyers for the Butlers filed their legal briefs with the 7th Circuit last Friday. Lawyers for the city now have 30 days to respond. After that filing, then the Butler lawyers will have 15 days to reply. A date for oral arguments in a Chicago courtroom has not been scheduled.


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