City council OKs street renaming after Chube

Franklin City Council members made quick work of a short agenda Tuesday in regular session for November.

The council introduced one ordinance renewing all liquor licenses for the coming year, and approved a liquor license expansion to include high content alcohol for Anderson Food Mart. The license prohibits sales on Sunday, as per recommendation by the zoning board of adjustments.

Approved were ordinances changing the name of Fourth Street to Oneal Chube Street in honor of the 1950s and 1960s football coach at Park Avenue High School. He was a native of St. Francisville raised in Baton Rouge, was a mentor, teacher and administrator as well as inspiring coach.

Chube was business manager for Chube Medical Corp. in Gary, Indiana after his career in education. He died in March, and is buried in Franklin.

An ordinance authorizing purchase of E.A. Crowell Elementary, the current location of city hall, from the school board was tabled on motion of Councilmen Eugene Foulcard and Dale Rogers.

The council approved resolutions setting its meeting calendar for 2012, and authorizing up to $2 million in public improvement revenue bonds.

Joe Duck and Anthony Delasbour were appointed to the board of adjustments on recommendation of Mayor Raymond Harris.

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