The Alton City Council Committee of the Whole has given preliminary approval to ordinances abating a number of General Obligation bonds, and a resolution that will allow the demolition of a former restaurant on Broadway to proceed.  The former CoCo Bongo's Tropical Cafe at 619 East Broadway is located to the west of a pocket park that also borders Jacoby Arts Center.

There was a fire at the building about 5 years ago, and now the south wall is falling down.  Another resolution to pursue legal action against a property located at 3 Signal Drive was approved.  That is the first step in the legal process that often eventually leads to the demolition of a property.  A resolution approving the city's ADA Transition Plan also made it through committee.  These issues and more will be discussed at tonight's full city council meeting, which starts at 7:30.


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