EMERGENCY RESOLUTION OBJECTING TO ROWLEY INN

Submitted by jerleen1 on Wed, 09/01/2010 - 18:02.


Whereas, the uniform date for

renewal of liquor permits in the

State of Ohio is October 1st; and

Whereas, pursuant to Section

4303.271 of the Revised Code, the

legislative authority of a municipal

corporation may object to the renewal

of a permit based upon legal

grounds as set forth in division (A)

of Revised Code Section 4303.292;

and

Whereas, the applicant is unfit to

continue to engage in the liquor permit

business in that he has operated

his liquor permit business in a

manner that demonstrates a disregard

for the laws, regulations or

local ordinances of the state, and

that this objection is based on other

legal grounds as set forth in

Revised Code Section 4303.292; and

Whereas, this resolution constitutes

an emergency measure providing

for the immediate preservation

of the public peace, prosperity, safety

and welfare pursuant to Section

4303.271 of the Ohio Revised Code,

objections to renewal of liquor permits

shall be made no later than

thirty days prior to the expiration

date of the permit; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Council of

the City of Cleveland:


Section 1.


 

 

That Council does hereby

record its objection to the renewal

of a D2, D2X, D3 and D3A Liquor

Permit, Permit No. 6985049 owned by

Rowley Inn, 1104 Rowley Avenue,

1st floor and basement, Cleveland,

Ohio 44109, and requests the Director

of Liquor Control to set a hearing

for said application in accordance

with provisions of Section

4303.271 of the Revised Code of Ohio.

Res. No. 1059-10.

By Council Member Cimperman.

An emergency resolution objecting

to the renewal of a D2, D2X, D3

and D3A Liquor Permit at 1104 Rowley

Avenue, 1st floor and basement.

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 ROWLEY INN - OBJECTION WITHDRAWN

 This Resolution came out in the Aug. 25, City Records, that was posted either yesterday or today.

Today, I communicated with the Councilman and shortly afterwards, I spoke with Ted and he informed me that Councilman Cimperman and he talked and the Councilman assured him there was nothing to worry about.

 

nothing to worry about?

This business was just shut down.   What are the issues with this place, Jerleen?

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This is one I'll fight

This is one I'll fight for.  The Rowley Inn has a complete clean record.  No citations, a clean record with the health dept.  All his permits and licenses hanging in plain view on the wall.  Has been owned by Ted for approx. 35 years, This has been considered the "working man's bar" from the beginning.  He has many Old Time South Siders not only as friends but as customers as well that will rally to support him. 

 

exactly, jerleen

if they go after the Rowley, it will be the spark that sets the fields on fire......

I do believe the fields are already smoking

THIS WAS TAKEN FROM THE AUGUST 25, 2010, CITY RECORDS

That Council does hereby

record its objection to the renewal

of a D2, D2X, D3 and D3A Liquor

Permit, Permit No. 6985049 owned by

Rowley Inn, 1104 Rowley Avenue,

1st floor and basement, Cleveland,

Ohio 44109, and requests the Director

of Liquor Control to set a hearing

for said application in accordance

with provisions of Section

4303.271 of the Revised Code of Ohio.

Res. No. 1059-10.

By Council Member Cimperman.

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you still have my number...

You are welcome to call on me if you need some help...

CIMPERMAN WITHDRAWS OBJECTION TO ROWLEY INN LIQUOR LICENSE

 

 

That objection to a D2,That this resolution is

 

D2X, D3 and D3A Liquor Permit to

Rowley Inn, 1104 Rowley Avenue,

1st floor and basement, Cleveland,

Ohio 44109, Permanent Number

6985049 be and the same is hereby

withdrawn and Resolution No. 1059-

10, containing such objection, be and

the same is hereby repealed and

that this Council consents to the

immediate renewal thereof.

 

Section 2.

hereby declared to be an emergency

measure and provided it receives the

affirmative vote of two-thirds of all

the members elected to Council, it

shall take effect and be in force

immediately upon its adoption and

approval by the Mayor; otherwise, it

shall take effect and be in force

from and after the earliest period

allowed by law.

Motion to suspend rules, Charter,

and statutory provisions and place

on final adoption.

The rules were suspended. Yeas

19. Nays 0. Read second time. Read

third time in full. Adopted. Yeas

19. Nays 0.

 

FIRST READING EMERGENCY

RESOLUTIONS READ IN FULL

AND ADOPTED

Res. No. 1263-10.

By Council Member Cimperman.

An emergency resolution withdrawing

objection to the renewal of

a D2, D2X, D3 and D3A Liquor Permit

at 1104 Rowley Avenue, 1st floor

and basement and repealing Resolution

No. 1059-10, objecting to said

renewal. 

AS PER THE CITY RECORD POSTED THIS AFTERNOON, SEPT. 23, 2010 

 

Whereas, this Council objected to

a D2, D2X, D3 and D3A Liquor Permit

to Rowley Inn, 1104 Rowley

Avenue, 1st floor and basement,

Cleveland, Ohio 44109 by Resolution

No. 1059-10 adopted by the Council

on August 18, 2010; and

Whereas, this Council wishes to

withdraw its objection to the above

renewal and consents to said renewal;

and

Whereas, this resolution constitutes

an emergency measure providing

for the usual daily operation of

a municipal department; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Council of

the City of Cleveland

 

 

 

 

Section 1.

 

COMMUNICATION FROM COMMANDER SULZER

From: Sulzer, Keith

Subject: RE: Rowley Inn - West 11th Street
To: "'Jerleen Justus'"
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:51 PM

JERLEEN,

 

THERE WERE 4 CALLS TO THE EXACT 1104 ROWLEY ADDRESS FOR THE YEAR.  2 CALLS WERE FROM THE BAR C/W A CUSTOMER BEING THREATENED AND A CUSTOMER CLAIMING TO BE ROBBED(IT WAS AN INTOX PERSON AND NO ROBBERY TOOK PLACE).  THE 2 OTHER CALLS WERE FOR PERSONS DISTURBING.  THERE WERE 13 CALLS FOR THE YEAR AT W 11 AND ROWLEY CONCERNING DISTURBANCES, PARKING VIOLATORS, ASSAULTS, FIREWORKS, AND FOR THE BAR ASKING FOR SPECIAL ATTENTION CONCERNING LOCAL YOUTHS HANGING OUT AND HARASSING CUSTOMERS.

 

 

I KNOW THE OWNER HAS CALLED ME A FEW TIMES ASKING FOR SPECIAL ATTENTION DUE TO RECENT PROBLEMS WITH NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH LOITERING AROUND THE BAR AND HARASSING HIS CUSTOMERS.  MANY OF THE CALLS WERE BY THE BAR PATRONS OR EMPLOYEES.  I WOULD NOT CONSIDER THIS A NUISANCE PROPERTY.

 

good job, Jerleen

Councilman Cimperman attempting to shut down a long time business owner for reasons other than being a nuisance?

Isn't this property by the Christmas Story house?

Right across the street

Right across the street and....the Christmas Story House was just before the Zoning Board asking for a variance to open a gift shop.  There was something to the effect that Councilman Cimperman had to have the area re-zoned for that to happen.

It's a darn shame that a life-longTremonter - born right here on Jefferson Avenue, raised his kids in that bar, owned it for more than 35 years, a life long member of St. john Cantius Church, has a son on the Cleveland Police Dept. (25 years - 20 at second district) and is being put through the wringer....for what?

Not to mention, he is a super nice guy, cooks really good food and has many long-time patrons, friends and supporters who live right here in this community.

Rowley has always been known as "the working man's bar"

o.k, lets play incompetent elected official here

Durh,  Rowley's happens to be right across the street from the Christmas Story House- which draws thousands of visitors and sells lots of leg lamps- and now the Christmas Story House would like to expand to include a gift job.  How nice.

If we declare Rowley's bar ( which happens to be in a really good location right across the street from the Christmas Story House) a public nuisance, I can get all of my council buddies to vote with me and shut this shit down.

Even though the Police Commander in the area disagrees with the place being declared a public nuisance:

From: Sulzer, Keith

Subject: RE: Rowley Inn - West 11th Street
To: "'Jerleen Justus'"
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:51 PM

JERLEEN,

 THERE WERE 4 CALLS TO THE EXACT 1104 ROWLEY ADDRESS FOR THE YEAR.  2 CALLS WERE FROM THE BAR C/W A CUSTOMER BEING THREATENED AND A CUSTOMER CLAIMING TO BE ROBBED(IT WAS AN INTOX PERSON AND NO ROBBERY TOOK PLACE).  THE 2 OTHER CALLS WERE FOR PERSONS DISTURBING.  THERE WERE 13 CALLS FOR THE YEAR AT W 11 AND ROWLEY CONCERNING DISTURBANCES, PARKING VIOLATORS, ASSAULTS, FIREWORKS, AND FOR THE BAR ASKING FOR SPECIAL ATTENTION CONCERNING LOCAL YOUTHS HANGING OUT AND HARASSING CUSTOMERS. 

I KNOW THE OWNER HAS CALLED ME A FEW TIMES ASKING FOR SPECIAL ATTENTION DUE TO RECENT PROBLEMS WITH NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH LOITERING AROUND THE BAR AND HARASSING HIS CUSTOMERS.  MANY OF THE CALLS WERE BY THE BAR PATRONS OR EMPLOYEES.  I WOULD NOT CONSIDER THIS A NUISANCE PROPERTY

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Joe Cimperman says the issue of abating Rowley's alleged nuisance is an 'emergency' and places this issue for emergency resolution with city council:

EMERGENCY RESOLUTION OBJECTING TO ROWLEY INN


Whereas, the applicant is unfit to continue to engage in the liquor permit business in that he has operated his liquor permit business in a manner that demonstrates a disregard for the laws, regulations or local ordinances of the state, and that this objection is based on other legal grounds as set forth in Revised Code Section 4303.292; and  Whereas, this resolution constitutesan emergency measure providing for the immediate preservation of the public peace, prosperity, safety and welfare pursuant to Section 4303.271 of the Ohio Revised Code.

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What is the emergency other than the Christmas Story House applying for zoning changes at the exact same time of the attempted shut down of this long time business?

Rowley Inn-Crains Cleveland

Crain's Cleveland Editor Brian Tucker may be interested in this story--I am calling him on Friday 9/24/2010:

http://www.britannica.com/bps/additionalcontent/18/27966750/A-bargain-he-didnt-bargain-for

Crain's Cleveland Business, December 10, 2007 by Brian Tucker

Summary:
A review is offered for the Rowley Inn bar in Cleveland, Ohio.
 

Perhaps it's a bit cynical, which is more than difficult this happy time of the year, but I'm impressed, and even a bit shocked, when I run across a business that doesn't exploit an unexpected volume of new customers.

You know what I'm talking about. It doesn't matter if it's disaster-recovery suppliers rushing to hurricane-ravaged areas or peddlers hawking their wares at a jammed event on Public Square. They're out to make a quick, and big, buck.

 
(The entire content of the article is available through subscription services offered at your local library or via an electronic subscription to Crains Cleveland).

Don't leave out how this

Don't leave out how this life-long up-standing citizen (applicant) is declared "unfit." and demonstrates a disregard for the laws. 

Flying Monkey and other places on Tremont's main drag have broken the laws for years - including noise complaints, non-permitted patios, non-permitted entertainment and lack of required parking facilities, yet.......Cimperman supported them at the BOZA hearing and somehow Sammy catania showed up with 140 letters of support for Flying Monkey, who variance condition was based on turning the speakers off at 10:00pm Sunday through Thursday and 12 midnight on Friday and Saturday.  Since the BOZA hearing, they have been recorded at least twice with music blarring until 12:30 - 1:00 am.  Is this not disregarding laws?

Interesting to know who signed those letters.  I wonder if they had "X" marks on the signature lines?

 

great steak dinners from the grill...

In fact, I'm thinking Friday night dinner...

If the tourists knew what is good, they would high tail it over there after a visit to the Xmas House - one of the few affordable places left in Tremont and good people - no wonder they want to shut it down.

 

Another Simpleton blunder...what are you batting Joe .200?  Nice watching Jerleen!

I hear there are certain

I hear there are certain want-to-be buyers after the Rowley to turn it into one of Tremont's Trendy high-priced hot-spots that a poor working man can't afford to patronize. 

 

March 15, 2010 There will

March 15, 2010

 There will be no BOZA hearing on this matter due to the following:

1)     Mr. Polansky did not apply for any review…his architect did without him knowing.

2)     There will be no changes to the building what so ever.

3)     If the business is sold or building is sold then the new people will have to bring all into current state(s) of compliance.

4)     As a side note: if there are any further safety or nuisance issues this summer, the liquor license renewal  will be coming up in October

5)     Mr. Polansky, the neighbors, Kristen and the Councilman met together to discuss this and for now there is no GNA to be had.

6)     The issue is withdrawn from BOZA.

 

This is our update for now.

 

Thank you

 

Sammy and Kristen

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This matter was just cleared up in the spring of 2010.  As you can see, this memo that was sent out by TWDC Staff Members, Sammy and Kristen, Item #4 plainly makes it known that they were planning on going after this bar again....and they did by Cimperman objecting to the liquor license.

Since this long time Tremont resident and business owner has no violations, a clean slate with the City's Health Dept., all the necessary permits and no noise complaints to the Police Dept., one must ask the questions:  Why is this bar being targeted by TWDC and the Councilman?

How can there be any further "safety or nuisance" issues, if there were none to begin with?

 

 

 

 

More Politics...Santiago saw me walk in there!

Wow...another place I have visited and "Bumped" into one of those "politicians" (SANTIAGO)  gets attention like this??? 

I guess that these guys are going to cite, violate, and condemn every place "ANGELnWard14"  associates with to make their point that they are angry that I revealed so many of their dirty, underhanded, and unscrupulous political games that have hurt the public at large for too long!!!

Intriguing! Where are they going to go next??? They have hit my homes, my family's property, the coffeehouse, and now that bar where I dropped off a can of ALUMINUM BEER TABS for the veterans??? 

This is absolutely amazing to watch before my eyes... Shady politics....

I certainly hope the FEDS are paying attention to these moves by these "elected officials!" I hope that they bring 'em all to their knees! The elected officials of our area took us all for a ride and thought it would never end ---at our expense!!!

Truly pathetic! 

Start targeting the WHITE COLLAR CRIMINALS at CITY HALL and leave the real people who work hard everyday alone!!! 

I used to go to Rowley's years ago

when I lived near Rowley.  This bar was never a problem.

ITS NOT INCOMPETENTS - ITS CRIMINALS

ITS NOT INCOMPETENTS - ITS CRIMINALS

 

yogi and guy http://www.nationalwardogsmonument.org/

Oh, excuse me....

I meant incompetent and criminal.

Thanks, Guy.