City files lawsuit against Ball and Jackson for lack of development on steamplant

I heard on WSPD that the City is suing Dave Ball and Jim Jackson over the lack of development on the steam plant. Anyone have any details?

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that Jackson's Auto Retail shop on the corner of Upton and Dorr ended up closing. Now Toledo has another built-up eyesore...and whose going to want to buy it??

Until the lion writes his own story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter (African proverb)

Until the lion writes his own story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter (African proverb)

All I have to say is...(cough)..Jack Ford....(cough) was supposed to get...(cough)...re-elected.

(Comments based on speculation and not intended to be taken out of context, nor does it imply Carty was behind this, thank you.

I wonder what the city is suing for? I guess, more specifically, what damages are there to the city as a result of the breach of contract? I didn't realize the city contracted to make money off this development.

http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070412/NEWS16/704120359

And the Mayor wants the City Council to sign and let him manage the latest development plan;

"With council

Southwick, Market place, a multi year bridge repair job and now the old steam plant. His honor speaks of of visions and time tables. Must be tunnel vision as nothing ever seems to come into focus.

bill

What are the damages they can demonstrate?

If you're here to tell me it's my fault - you're right. I meant to do it. It was alot of fun. That's why I have this happy smile on my face.

Additionally if the contract was breached and what I have been told is correct - that the building was pretty much 'given' to them - that could be reversed too.

Thanks!

If you're here to tell me it's my fault - you're right. I meant to do it. It was alot of fun. That's why I have this happy smile on my face.

"Last month, the mayor's office notified the developers that they were in default of a May 23, 2005, development agreement that required the project to be ready for occupancy by June 1, 2006."

Based on this statement there may be a breach of contract claimed as the deadline is fast approaching and the building is far from being ready.

And possible monetary damages related to the alleged breach of contract, possibly this; "The city has spent about $284,000 under its agreement with Mr. Ball and Mr. Jackson, which was approved by City Council at the urging of then-Mayor Jack Ford in April, 2005."

The $284,000.

http://toledoohioneighborhoodconcerns.com/blog

And the city would recieve a building midway through renovations without having to pay for it. Let's see how they screw that up.

MikeyA

MikeyA

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