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Published May 05, 2010, 08:47 PM

Not Enough Signatures on Smoking Ban Repeal Petitions

Tomorrow is the deadline for getting enough signatures to put the smoking ban to a public vote.

Tomorrow is the deadline for getting enough signatures to put the smoking ban to a public vote. Supporters need a total of 38 hundred and 5 signatures.

For the last month owners of McMenamy's and Big Daddy's have been collecting signatures put the Smoking ban to a public vote. As of today the petition only had 29 hundred signatures about a thousand short of their required amount.

The petition writers say they are disappointed the they didn't get enough signatures. The bar owners say they will have to start looking into new ways to accommodate their smokers.

Mike McMenamyMcMenamy's Owner: "Needless to say I am very disappointed because I really wanted this to go to a public vote, just to see how it was going to turn out but mostly so people can have a say in this."

The smoking ban is to go into effect August 15th.

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