Archive for Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Council: Special election unlikely on Sunday sales

December 3, 2003

Petitioners have forced the Tonganoxie City Council to reassess a decision they made in June to allow liquor sales on Sundays.

And according to a check with several council members, the issue likely will die.

Last Wednesday, the Leavenworth County clerk's office determined a petition filed against Sunday sales contained the necessary 48 valid signatures.

The council now must officially decide whether to conduct a special election on the issue, which would cost about $1,500 -- or abandon the idea of Sunday sales. The council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday.

According to the ordinance that council members approved last summer, Sunday liquor sales would have been

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