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Votes on panhandling, urban camping set for Monday

October 13, 2019–3:09 p.m.


Rome City Commissioners are expected to vote on ordinances regarding panhandling and urban camping when they meet Monday night.

If approved, the ordinances would prohibit aggressive panhandling in the city limits and urban camping in public areas.

You can read the ordinances on below.

Panhandling Ordinance

Urban Camping Ordinance

Also on the agenda are First Readings of a Public Consumption of Alcohol Ordinance Amendment and an ordinance regarding Parking of Business Vehicles in Residential Zones.

During the pre-meeting caucus, Floyd County Emergency Management Agency Director Tim Herrington will give a presentation about the Mobile Command Station.

The caucus begins at 5 p.m. with the regular meeting to follow at 6:30 at Rome City Hall.