Split Emerges on City Smoking Ban

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MESSENGER-INQUIRER | STEVE VIED | AUGUST 19, 2014

A potential split has emerged on the Owensboro City Commission on the issue of a smoking ban ordinance that is scheduled for a final vote at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.

At a special called meeting Monday of the City Commission to hear first reading of the amended smoking ban ordinance, commissioners Pam Smith-Wright and Jeff Sanford expressed reservations about the ordinance while commissioners Debbie Nunley and Bob Glenn as well as Mayor Ron Payne continued to express strong support for the ordinance.

 

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