PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled: Ordinance #0804011-3
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 149-97 OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING CODE OF ORDIANCES TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSING HOURS FOR BUSINESSES SELLING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
WHEREAS, the proposed ordinance must be introduced by its title; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing must be held prior to its adoption; and
WHERAS, the title of the proposed ordinance must be published in the official journal and the notice shall provide for the time and place where the Board will consider its adoption; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Aldermen in the City of Grambling finds that it is in the interest of the general health, safety and welfare that the closing hours for businesses selling alcoholic beverages in the City of Grambling be amended;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED that Ordinance No. 149-97, Section 9:43 only be and is hereby amended by the Board of Aldermen to provide for the following:
Section 9:43 Closing Hours.
(1) All places of business where alcoholic beverages are kept, sold, stored for the sale at retail, served or consumed, including, without limitation thereto, cabarets, nightclubs, road houses, saloons and public dance halls, shall close their place of business between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 am. of any Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and between the hours of 2:00 a.m. Sunday and 6:00 a.m. the following Monday
(2) All places of business that are in compliance with section 9:24 (H) shall not sell, serve or allow consumption of alcoholic beverages between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of any Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and between the hours of 2:00 a.m. Sunday and 6:00 a.m. the following Monday, provided however that said businesses shall be allowed to sell, serve, and allow the consumption of beer and/or wine only, in conjunction with meals prepared and served on the premises on Sundays between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. was introduced by Council member Roy Jackson on August 4, 2011. A public Hearing will be held on the Ordinance and the Ordinance will be considered for adoption at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Council to be held at 6:00 p.m. on September 1, 2011, Public Hearing will be held Thursday, September 1, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 2045 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Grambling, Louisiana. Accommodations will be made for the hearing impaired and non-English speaking individuals provided that notice is received by the City no later than noon on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. Requests for accommodations should be made to Mayor Edward R. Jones, Grambling, Louisiana. (318-247-6120)
Edward R. Jones, Mayor
Pamela Stringfellow, Clerk
2td: August 21 & 29, 2011