The measure would allow beer and wine sales but no liquor in restaurants where food sales make up 60 percent of their earnings. Drinks could not be served after 10 p.m. or before 11 a.m.
The ordinance was passed on first reading Nov. 14 by a 3-2 vote. A public hearing on the issue will be held prior to the 6 p.m. meeting.
Theres been very little commotion either way, said Mayor Rob Ware. Most people I talk to say its not a big problem, a non-issue for most. A few people were concerned.
The council voted Nov. 30 to set the licensing fee at $400.
Also at tonights meeting:
* Dr. Gwen Kirtley Perkins will address the idea of having a woodchuck as the town mascot.
* The council will again consider creating a Downtown Development Authority.
Ware said he expects potential appointees to the authority will be selected so an ordinance creating the DDA can be passed to help keep the city forward thinking and to enhance the economic potential of Cave Spring as well as be a source for information and direction for the future.
* City attorney Gene Richardson will also outline possibilities for old City Hall.
The council is considering whether to sell or repair the old building.