Malt Beverage and Wine Now Legal for Sale on Sundays in Trenton City


The City Council of Trenton held the March edition of their regularly scheduled monthly meetings on Monday night with all Commissioners in attendance.

During the work session; times for legal sales of malt beverages and wine were set from 12:30pm to 11:30pm within city limits on Sundays. These times were placed on the consent agenda and passed unanimously during the regular session, mirroring the times that have been in place in Dade County. The vote comes in response to the passing of the Sunday Sales resolution during the most recent election in November.

Also during the meeting, Mayor Alex Case announced and the commission voted that Trenton City will begin hosting its meetings’ agendas and minutes on the “Simbli” website in similar fashion to Dade County and the Board of Education: More information on how the public can access those once that site is up and running will be reported in a future meeting.

Trenton City approves purchase of three Ford Explorers for use by the police department; all totaling roughly $160,000. The City will surplus the cruisers they are replacing.

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Powell announced that there are three open positions to those who want to apply: Lifeguard, Concession, and Groundskeeper.

Streets Commissioner Wooten announced there is a part-time position open with the City in the street department.

The meeting was adjourned for an Executive Session regarding attorney privilege, land matters, and personnel. After executive session, Mayor Case announced that he had informed the Council of a legal matter that had been turned over to the City Attorney; a land matter to be discussed later; and the updates on applications for Deputy Clerk which will be closed Friday. Commissioner Wooten made a motion to increase the City Clerk’s wage by $1.00 per hour due to having become certified, as well as new and upcoming responsibilities with a new employee. The motion passed unanimously. Following, the meeting was adjourned.

You can watch the meeting in its entirety in the video below:

by Orey Yates