2 a.m. 'last call' bar option advances in AlexandriaAlexandria is one sip closer to allowing Alexandria bars to serve alcohol until 2 a.m.
By: Al Edenloff, Alexandria Echo Press
Alexandria is one sip closer to allowing Alexandria bars to serve alcohol until 2 a.m.
At its meeting Monday night, the city council unanimously approved a preliminary first reading of an ordinance amendment that would permit the later last call. Two restaurants in the city requested it – Garden Center and Bug-A-Boo Bay.
Read more about the council's decision in Wednesday's Echo Press. Also read complete council coverage on other topics, including:
--How students from Alexandria Technical and Community College are among the finalists for designing a logo for the U.S.S. Minnesota, a new submarine that the Navy is building. A group of naval leaders will visit Alexandria this Thursday to meet with the ATCC class and advisor.
--A resolution to proceed with the “phase four” annexation area in Alexandria Township.
--Labor contracts for police patrol officers and sergeants.
--A rental unit inspection contract with Alexandria Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
--A community survey about city services that's now available on the city’s website at www.ci.alexandria.mn.us
--A joint meeting with Alexandria Light and Power.
--A work session to consider appointments to city boards, committees and commissions in 2012.
--The appointment of Roger Thalman, currently a member of the Alexandria Township Board, to serve on the Alexandria Lakes Area Sanitary District Board as a city representative.