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Ordinance #: 06-17-2008C
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 08-16-2007A REGULATING THE SALE OF FIREWORKS WITHIN THE CITY OF ELKINS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO.
WHEREAS, Ordinance 08-16-2007 A set times and dates regulating the display and sale of fireworks within the City, however, the dates in the Ordnance do not agree with state law on the sale of fireworks. THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS:
SECTION 1: That Section 2, subsection a) in Ordinance 08-16-2007 A, is hereby amended effective with the passage of this ordinance to allow the display/sale of fireworks from the 20th day of June each year until the 10th of July.
SECTION 2: In all other respects and instances Ordinance 08-16-2007 A IS hereby ratified and confirmed.
SECTION 3: Since Ordinance 08-16-2007 A is contrary to state law and therefore the health, safety and welfare of our citizens are at risk, an emergency is hereby declared and this ordinance shall be in force immediately upon its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 17TH of June 2008.