Earlier mimosa sales are just a vote away for Decatur brunch goers.
Decatur residents have a chance to vote whether local bars and restaurants can start serving alcohol at 11:00 a.m. on Sundays instead of 12:30 p.m. come November. Peggy Merriss, city manager of Decatur, believes the bill will benefit local restaurant owners.
“There are a number of restaurants that have a robust Sunday brunch,” said Merriss. “It will be something that their patrons look at very positively to have a beverage with their brunch.”
On Tuesday, Decatur City Commissioners voted unanimously to place a referendum on the November ballot regarding earlier Sunday alcohol sales. This follows Georgia’s passing of Senate Bill 17, or the “Brunch Bill,” allowing towns and counties to hold their own vote on the rule.
Residents in Decatur can cast their vote on the ‘Brunch Bill’ on November 6.
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