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The business owners and residents of Brooklyn have been incredibly frustrated at the influx of violent and aggressive drunks to our quiet suburb following the liquor ban in the city. This petition intends to stop the drinking in public places.
Many of you will be aware of the drunk people who gather in the bus stop area of Cleveland Street. These people are regularly reported to the police who are powerless to remove them for public drinking. This is no quiet drink with a picnic they are drunk beyond safe levels before mid day everyday. This is bad for business and bad for the property values in Brooklyn. If Newtown and Aro Valley can stop this anti social behaviour then we must extend the ban to our suburb as well.
This petition closed for signatures on 15 September 2010.
The petition was presented to the Strategy and Policy Committee on 25 November 2010.
1) Receive the petition and refer it to officers who are monitoring incidents related to the public consumption of alcohol.
2) Agree that no further action will be taken and that officers will thank the petitioner for his petition and advise the petitioner that no action is appropriate at this time.
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