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Atlanta’s Alcohol Technical Advisory Group II public hearing scheduled for October 29

ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta’s Alcohol Technical Advisory Group (ATAG II) will hold its seventh public input hearing on Monday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the southwest quadrant of the city to hear from the public regarding beer, wine, and liquor licensing and enforcement issues.

WHAT:           Alcohol Technical Advisory Group II Public Hearing

WHEN:           6.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Monday, October 29, 2012 

WHERE:         Ben Hill Recreation Center, 2405 Fairburn Road, SW

The committee is composed of 17 members appointed by the mayor, city council, and community and business groups.  The members examine and recommend changes to the City of Atlanta’s Alcohol Code which deals with the licensing of establishments that sell beer, wine, and liquor as well as the enforcement of such laws. 

As part of their review, ATAG II is required to conduct at least one public hearing in each quadrant of the city.  The committee is expected to make final recommendations to the city council by December 2012.

The group was established through legislation introduced by Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Julian Bond and passed unanimously by the city council.

For more information, please call (404) 330-6770 or email mbond@atlantaga.gov