• ORDINANCE NO. 98, 2017

ORDINANCE NO. 98, 2017
AN ORDINANCE OF THE
CITY OF ASHLAND, KENTUCKY, DECLARING THE CARP PRECINCT ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THE LEGAL SALE OF ALCOHOL IN NEIGHBORING PRECINCTS.
WHEREAS, under the provisions of KRS 242.1292, it has become necessary that, due to the legal sale of alcoholic beverages in the neighboring Central and Moore precincts, the City of Ashland Board of Commissioners declare Carp precinct adversely affected and calls for an election to be held in Carp precinct to take the sense of the people as to making the precinct a wet territory;
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF ASHLAND, KENTUCKY, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. Since the end of prohibition in the City of Ashland in 1981, the economies of neighboring Moore and Central precincts have achieved substantial growth directly attributed to the legal sale of alcoholic beverages.
SECTION 2. In 2016, alcohol sales in the City of Ashland’s two wet precincts represented $14,325,205 in gross sales and accounted for over five-hundred jobs.
SECTION 3. Carp precinct has been declared a “low to moder-ate income area” according to the United States Census Bureau ev-idencing that at least 51% of the residents within the precinct are below the area median income level.
SECTION 4. The election shall be presented to the voters in conformance with the requirements of KRS 242.050 except that the form of the proposition shall be, "Are you in favor of the sale of alcoholic beverages in Carp precinct?"
SECTION 5. All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, to the extent of such conflict only, are hereby repealed.
SECTION 6. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption, readoption and publication, as required by law.
Matt Perkins
Matt Perkins Mayor Pro-Tem
ATTEST:
Susan Maddix City Clerk
ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: September 14, 2017 READOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: September 28, 2017
Published: December 7, 2017
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PostedDecember 07, 2017