Shelbyville City Council calls special meeting for alcohol ordinance

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By Todd Martin

The Shelbyville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in a special called meeting to introduce an ordinance that would update the city’s liquor laws with state-mandated changes.

The first reading of the ordinance, which will include changing the law to allow liquor and beer sales on Election Day, is the only item on the agenda. Special called meetings cannot take up action that is not included on the agenda.

The council will have its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at city hall, 315 Washington St., when a second reading of the updated alcoholic beverages ordinance would be scheduled scheduled.

The rest of the agenda for Thursday’s meeting has not been completed.