The community prosecutor has filed a lawsuit against the landlord of the OT Tavern and Bar 3606 property, according to the Lower Greenville Neighborhood Association.
The lawsuit, which was filed at the request of District 14 City Council member Paul Ridley, demands remediation of the crime issues surrounding the Lower Greenville property.
Though the community prosecutor, part of the Dallas City Attorney’s Office, has been working toward a settlement, the situation was escalated after the most recent shooting near the property, which occurred June 4.
The LGNA is still asking residents within 300 feet of the property to file a protest with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to encourage the organization not to renew Bar 3606’s liquor license.
Now, the neighborhood is trying to get state representatives involved, namely Rep. Morgan Meyer and Texas State Senator Nathan Johnson. Only public officials and residents within 300 feet of the businesses can file protests. Ridley and the community prosecutor have already filed protests.
If the TABC declines to renew Bar 3606’s permit, the business will have to close.
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