Council: Special election unlikely on Sunday sales
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