Should Alexandria bars serve alcohol until 2 a.m.? Council considers requestShould Alexandria bars be allowed to serve alcohol until 2 a.m.? The Alexandria City Council is once again mulling over the idea.
By: Al Edenloff, Alexandria Echo Press
Should Alexandria bars be allowed to serve alcohol until 2 a.m.?
The Alexandria City Council is once again mulling over the idea.
At Monday night’s Alexandria City Council meeting, Charlie Meyer, owner of Garden Center Lanes, and John Timmerman, owner of Bug-A-Boo Bay, requested to extend the time they’re allowed to serve alcohol from the current 1 a.m. cutoff to 2 a.m.
Read Wednesday's Echo Press for complete details on the 2 a.m. request and learn how the council is seeking public input on the idea.
Also find out about other council action, which included the following topics:
--The city’s 2012 budget and tax levy.
--A salute to three Alexandria police officers who saved a driver's life.
--A request from the Runestone Community Center (RCC) Commission to purchase eight security cameras.
--A community survey to measure the city’s performance in several key areas.
--A complaint filed against the city by a contractor over the southwest storm sewer project.
--On-sale liquor license renewals.
--Other license renewals.
--A one-time split of property on a parcel of land that was once home to Fingerhut and American Spirit.
--An agreement authorizing the Minnesota Department of Transportation commissioner to act as an agent for the city.
--A joint meeting with Alexandria Light and Power.
--A grand opening at the Village Cooperative.
--Liability insurance coverage.