Press Release from the Village of Swanton

This press release is in regards to the Village’s intent to establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in the vicinity of Downton Swanton. 

The below will be posted to our socials this morning, it can also currently be found under Government>Legislation>Pending Legislation on our website.

Editor’s Note: A Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area or DORA is a specifically designated area that allows patrons over the age of 21 to purchase alcoholic beverages from an establishment and carry them in an open container within a clearly defined area within the Village.

The Village Council has agreed to enact this legislation by way of an ordinance which will require three separate readings over three separate regularly scheduled Council meetings.  A formal public hearing on this issue will also be scheduled.

All Village of Swanton meetings open to the public are carried livestream on the Village’s Facebook page and can be viewed in real time or anytime within the following 12 months.

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