Fulton council to vote on liquor license ordinance

This story has been updated to include information about the Drives Building.

FULTON, Ill. — The City of Fulton will hold its first City Council meeting of 2019 on Monday.

The council agenda under business includes a motion to change the number of liquor licenses. The agenda also includes a motion to pass an ordinance amending the number of licenses under chapter 111, entitled "Alcoholic Beverages." The proposed ordinance would change the number of liquor licenses from 12 to 13.

The agenda also includes a motion to waive hook-up fees for water and sewer connections for the Fulton/Thomson Food Pantry's new construction.

The committee of the whole agenda under public input and presentations includes a repair request for roads.

Drives Building

Also Monday night, petitions are going to be presented to the mayor and City Council on behalf of residents who wish to save the Drives Building from demolition. In a letter to the Herald from Charles Dykstra, of the Fulton Downtown Retail Development Group, those wishing to sign the petition may call him at (815) 266-7619.

The council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday. The committee of the whole meeting will begin after the regular council meeting.