In an October 31, 1994 letter to DDH, Solicitations Board Chair Marilyn Swing wrote that her office would remind the groups organizing the event that it was "their duty to comply with all local laws which would apply to any type of event held in Nashville -- including trespassing, noise levels and parking regulations." She also encouraged DDH to let her know whenever such fundraisers were scheduled in the future so that she could alert Metro Police. But given what we know about the lack of action by police officers to deal with noise complaints in Midtown over the years, how could the prospect of alerting police be of any comfort?
In a separate letter to DDH, the beneficiary of South Street's
Obviously, the Bound'ry's ownership team was just as willing to extend their "concept" into the street and on to adjoining properties as they were to have it blaring on their premises. Could it be that Midtown has been forced to accept whatever the Bound'ry owners impose upon it? (That's not a rhetorical question).