Mayor, Council put package sales question to residents; November 8 vote planned

SNELLVILLE — Residents will be asked in November to vote on whether they want the city to issue licenses to businesses for package sales of alcohol.

Mayor and Council approved a measure to put the following question on the ballot Nov. 8: “Shall the governing authority of the City of Snellville, Georgia be authorized to issue licenses for the package sale of distilled spirits within the city limits of the City of Snellville?” Residents will be asked to vote “yes” or “no.”

This Special Election will be held in the Snellville City Hall Community Room, located at 2342 Oak Road. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

If approved, Mayor and Council will determine the process of awarding liquor licenses through a new local ordinance including the number of licenses to be awarded. When stores will be able to sell liquor will also be determined in the new law.

Advance voting will be held Monday through Saturday, beginning Oct. 17, 2022 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Snellville City Hall. Advance voting ends at 5 p.m. Nov. 4.

The voter registration deadline for this Special Election is Oct. 11. This is the last day a person may register to vote in the Special Election.

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