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Legality of Lumpkin vote is questioned
From the May 29, 2013 issue of The Journal
By Chip Jones
A pertinent section of the Lumpkin City Charter was sent to The Journal
following the vote at a called meeting May 13 of the City Council that allowed the purchase option for Lumpkin Drug Co. to expire.
Lumpkin Drug Store owner Pat Logan had submitted a purchase agreement for Mayor Charles Gibsons signature following a City Council vote to purchase her building Feb. 11. The former drug store was to be renovated and used as a new public library.
The section of the charter relating to council votes states ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.