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Town Board To Discuss Special ABC Election


Taylorsville Town Board to Discuss
Special ABC Election; would be in conjunction
with Nov. 8 County Alcohol Election

At the next Regular Called Meeting of the Town Board of Commissioners, planned Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall Council Chambers, the Town Board will discuss placing the following two questions for Town of Taylorsville voters on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot, to apply within Town limits:

1) To permit the "on premises" sale of Malt beverages by Class A hotels, motels, and restaurants
and to permit "off premises" sales by other permittees.
[ ] FOR or [ ] AGAINST

2) To permit the sale of mixed beverages in hotels, restaurants, private clubs, community theaters and convention centers. 
[ ] FOR or [ ] AGAINST

The proposed resolution notes that the Town of Taylorsville owns one ABC Store Building, and leases both the structure and contractual operation of said store to the Catawba County ABC Board, In 1965 Voters approved the initial ABC System in an election in Taylorsville.

The resolution also states, "The Town of Taylorsville current ABC regulations are more far more prohibitive than ABC regulations in neighboring Towns and Cities," and "The current prohibitive ABC regulation's may create an environment that discourages additional retail growth and private investment, specifically hotels, restaurants, private clubs, community theaters and convention centers with the Town Limits of Taylorsville and Alexander County."


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