By Glenn Collins
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 | 8:09 PM
|Coach Don Jones, of Guin, addressed the City Council Tuesday night about his "Let's Change the Law" campaign. Jones is using the political process to pressure the state legislature to make the key ingredient of meth available by prescription only.|
Scott's Qwik Mart and House of Brews had their alcohol licenses approved by the City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday night. The council held a public hearing prior to its regular session and no one made any public comment on these two applications.
The council also adopted a resolution urging the state legislature to make pseudo-ephedrine, the primary ingredient in “crystal meth,” a Schedule III drug, available only by prescription.
In other action, the council approved the appointments of Rickey McCreless, Gurvis Sutherland, Stan Watson and George Russell to the Industrial Development Board.
The council will have a special meeting Monday, September 13, Noon, to consider the alcohol license for The Cave.
Mayor Ken Sunseri announced that FEMA has awarded the city a $312,863 grant for the city's “Safe Room.”
The Council also approved the advertising for bids for a new police cruiser; change order #3 to close out the Resurfacing, Storm Water and Drainage Grant; RDS to collect alcohol taxes; and, applying for an RC&D grant for City Lake.