We were pleasantly surprised that a St. Louis County judge quickly rejected the City of Hazelwood’s Motion to Dismiss, stating that the court will address the question of whether cities may prohibit kid-run concession stands. The judge’s three-page opinion, which clearly states that a city’s police powers may be broad they are not unlimited, may be seen below:
We are also thrilled that this story has caught the attention of the Huffington Post, one of the most popular news websites in the nation. The story at the Huffington Post also includes video of the excellent story that Channel 5 News ran on its 10:00 broadcast on the evening of March 12, 2012. Our case has also caught the attention of Charlie Brennan, who has invited Dave Roland to be a guest on his KMOX show on the morning of March 14, 2012.