Home > News > Arizona Citizens Back Jameson in Dispute With City • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


Arizona Citizens Back Jameson in Dispute With City

Arizona Citizens Back Jameson in Dispute With City
Get XBIZ News
Dec 28, 2005 9:30 AM PST    Text size: 
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The fight over Scottsdale’s recently approved restriction on adult entertainment clubs is heating up, with three parties now working -- albeit separately -- to put the issue in the hands of voters by having it placed on a May 16 ballot referendum.

On Dec. 12, the Scottsdale City Council voted unanimously to pass new regulations that, among other things, forbid nude dancing and requires clear zones of several feet around dancers. The move was a direct response to media coverage of adult star Jenna Jameson’s ownership stake in one area club, Babe’s Cabaret, earlier this year.

Club owners say the restrictions will cost them valuable floor space and could put them out of business.

Now the group Citizens Against Bad Government is collecting signatures in an effort to put the issue on the ballot and overturn the Council’s decision. Todd Borowsky, owner of Skin Cabaret, also is asking registered voters to stop by his club to sign a petition. And Jameson is encouraging residents to e-mail their names and phone numbers to Freedom@jennajameson.com.

“The city should concentrate its limited resources on important consensus issues and not on matters which merely reflect officials' personal agendas," Citizens Against Bad Government said in a statement.

The parties have until Jan. 11 to gather 3,384 valid signatures from registered voters. If successful, residents will get to vote on the regulations.

Borowsky said he is in contact with Citizens Against Bad Government and, through his attorneys, also has contacted Jameson's representatives, but as of yet, the three parties have not joined forces in the signature-gathering effort.

Meanwhile, City Council candidate Nan Nesvig, a candidate for City Council, also has complained to the Arizona Attorney General's Office that the Council may have violated the state’s Open Meeting Law before putting the issue to a vote.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Cam World: Camming and Toys Go Hand in Hand

There is nothing more satisfying than pleasure, especially if it is sexual. The size or the presentation of the stimulus does not matter if the sensations and tension the body receives transform the way... More »

Cam World: Injecting Personality Into Your Room

Since the last issue of Cam World, I’ve made some significant life changes. I’m working from Colombia now. This was a decision that was not entered into lightly, but change gives you a chance... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.



Mar 31 - Apr 02
Denver, CO.

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!