Title: Newspaper article in Tampa Tribune
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Title: Newspaper article in Tampa Tribune
Alternate Title: Newspaper article in Tampa Tribune, Nov. 8, 1976, "Lake Wales Panel to Vote Nov. 16 on Sunday Sales
Physical Description: 1p.
Language: English
Publication Date: Nov. 8, 1976
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
General Note: Box 2, Folder 2 ( RIDGE BASIN - Box 2, Folder No. 2 ), Item 65
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P.O. BOX 10278
Tompu Tribune

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Lake Wales Panel

To Vote Nov. 16

On Sunday Sales

LAKE WALES Commissioners claimed it was jeopardizing their Sun-
here plan to consider Nov. 16 an ordi- day business, especially those in-
nance that permits Sunday sale of al. volved in restaurant operations.
coholic drinks in establishments seat. The proposed ordinance won't open
ing at least 200 patrons, the city up to open drinking on Sun-
Residents in the Lake Wales area day, however, because it does not
passed a referendum question on the apply to lounges and package stores
Nov. 2 general election ballot by a in the city 1..
narrow margin approving the Sunday .i--Ih ac-tion the city commis-
liquor sales. The vote was 1,175 in sioners approved a resolution asking
favor of the Sunday sales to 1,052 the Southwest Florida Water Manage-
against. ment District toioIHe ridge to be
The matter was put to the voters deliniated as its own drainage basin
because the city commissioners could instead of being included with the
not reach a consensus on the question Peace River Basin.
and thought that allowing the voters If successful it would allow the
the decision would be the fairest way ridge area to establish its own basin
to handle the matter, board and levy its own water man-
The Lake Wales Ministerial Associ- agement taxes instead of having the
ation strongly opposed the Sunday water management taxes channeled
liquor sales but local businessmen into the larger regional authority.

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