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City manager to look at tobacco resolution

Publication Date: 2008-01-09
  • Author:STACEY BECKER
  • Publication:Dubuque Telegraph Herald, IA

Dubuquers will have to wait a little longer to see if their city will support a resolution for local control over tobacco-free environments.

On Monday night, the Dubuque City Council referred the Tobacco Free Coalition's request to support a local control resolution to City Manager Mike Van Milligen. He will review the request and make a suggestion to the Council at a future meeting.

Council member Joyce Connors knew the issue of city control of smoking would materialize in her city. While at the National League of Cities last year, she attended a session about city control over smoking in public places.