Commissioner Whitfield amended the county's Alcohol ordinance to clean up some language dealing with licensing fees, rejected a resolution calling for a vote on changing distance requirements for alcohol sales at restaurants, approved a resolution calling for a vote on SPLOST, review department statistics and other county business matters.
The question of how much distance there should be between a church and a restaurant that serves alcohol will be decided by Walker County voters in May.
Prior to the Regular Meeting, a Public Hearing was held on a proposed amendment to the County's Alcohol Ordinance. The amendment would make Walker County more business friendly by removing a distance requirement that goes beyond state requirements. Another Public Hearing was held on several zoning requests.
Prior to the Regular Meeting, a Public Hearing was held on a proposed amendment to the County's Alcohol Ordinance. The amendment would make Walker County more business friendly by removing distance requirement that go above and beyond state requirements.
LaFayette, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed off on an ordinance amendment last night giving local businesses the ability to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays. In November, voters approved two ballot measures addressing alcohol sales. 61% approved giving restaurants the ability to sell beer, wine and distilled spirits by the drink on Sundays … Continue reading Sunday Alcohol Sales Now Legal in Walker County
Walker County voters approved two alcohol questions during the November 2018 election. Voters said yes to restaurants selling beer, wine and distilled spirits by the drink on Sundays between 11:00 a.m. and midnight. Voters also said yes to allowing grocery and convenience stores to sell beer and wine on Sundays between 12:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. … Continue reading Alcohol Ordinance Revision in the Works