Liquor options still on hold

Staff Writer

The Cridersville Village Council met for a contentious meeting at the Council chambers in Village Hall on Monday night.

Although the issue was tabled once again, the proposed Community Revitalization District–which would allow the creation of new liquor permits within the established district–was the focus of considerable discussion.

The Revitalization District was originally proposed in conjunction with a planned gun club, restaurant, and hotel slated to be built on recently annexed land east of Interstate 75 and was the subject of a public hearing proceeding last month's Council meeting. Because of an issue with a publicly displayed zoning map not being current, the ordinance was pushed back to the June meeting.

Since the May meeting, Cridersville Mayor Rick Walls, has had no contact with the developer of the proposed gun club, Rulon Smith, the ordinance was once again tabled.

"We're in a stand still," Walls said, "and I won't go any further with it until I talk to the people who asked for it."

"It's tabled until...

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