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Two alcohol-related ordinances headline a fairly short Statesboro City Council agenda for tonight's meeting, including an ordinance that would allow movie theaters to reduce prices for children and senior citizens.
    Under the city's current ordinance, places that sell alcohol, including Mugs and Movies at Cinema 12, are prohibited from charging different prices for entry into establishments. As it's written, the proposed ordinance would only apply to reduced tickets based on age and only apply to licensed movie theaters inside the city limits.
    Also on the city's agenda is a second reading of an ordinance that would make four changes to the city's alcohol ordinance, including giving the fire chief the authority to enforce the maximum occupancy load.
    Other changes in the proposal would provide for a special, one-day permit for the complimentary furnishing of alcohol as the state is now also requiring a permit. Another change would be to allow K-Bob Kelly's to obtain an on-premises consumption license as it is actually further away from Georgia Southern's campus than some places on Highway 301 South. The change would affect K-Bob Kelly's and Subway, though that restaurant hasn't applied for an alcohol license.
    Other items on the city's agenda include:
  •  a motion to annex property into the city limits;
  •  a motion to authorize the destruction of certain municipal records
  •  a motion to award a bid in the amount of $1,144,953.74 to Y-Delta, Inc., for the Westside interceptor sewer project.
    The city's meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the city hall council chambers.
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