Senate Committee Hearing Set for Cityhood Bill
The meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 12.
The Senate released today the date and time of the Senate Committee hearing for HB 636 - the bill which will allow residents to vote on a referendum to create of a new city of Ashford/Brookhaven.
The Senate Committee on State and Local Government Operations scheduled the hearing for Monday, March 12 at 2 p.m. in the Coverdale Legislative Office Building at the State Capitol.
According to Chairman Butch Miller's office, the public may address the committee - speaking in favor or against the bill - for 3 minutes or less. Those wishing to speak are required to sign in.
HB 636 passed out of the House of Representatives with the city name of Ashford, and is now in the first stages of its progression through the Senate.
If passed in the General Assembly, residents will vote on the referendum in July 2012.