The Board of Appeals, on August 21st, voted 3-2 in favor of revoking Jack Spade's building permits. But because procedural rules require four votes, the appeal fell short.
We're not stopping. We have one final shot--to request that the case be reheard, which we can do if together we convince the board that allowing Jack Spade to move in would be "manifest injustice."
Our argument: http://www.scribd.com/doc/167780173/VCMA-Rehearing-Brief-9-3-13-FINAL
In the previous hearing, one Commissioner reasoned that separating Kate Spade and Jack Spade would be to "throw common sense out the door." We need this
We need the community out in full force to help convince the entire board that they should honor the intent of the law, and require Jack Spade to submit to a public approval process.