Welcome to the City of Franklin's Digital Newsroom. News from every city department is posted here.
News Media-Watch our pre-packaged video stories or download raw high definition footage, sound bites and photos. If you have any questions please contact our communications manager at email@example.com, or our Fire Department PIO at firstname.lastname@example.org or Police Department at email@example.com.
City of Franklin Allowing Curbside Service of Beer and Fill Growlers
Franklin, Tenn. (March 22, 2020) – Following the emergency declaration and prohibiting of in-restaurant dining and closing of bars in Franklin, the City brought some assistance to restaurants today through a directive issued by City Administrator Eric Stuckey. This directive allows for any permit holder with an “on-sale” or “on/off sale” permit to fill growlers and/or sell beer to customers in commercially sealed containers.
City Administrator, Eric Stuckey said, “We know the declaration Mayor Dr. Ken Moore issued on Friday is difficult for restaurants and bars in our City. We are experiencing a time like no other in our community and across the nation and world. We hope this measure will provide an additional stream of revenue in these difficult times and enable employers in the food, beverage, and hospitality industries to keep staff employed and remain in business.”
To qualify, applicants must have a valid on-site beer permit and must also be providing food purchases curbside to the public. There will be no fee for the temporary permit. Applicants can apply online at www.franklintn.gov/BeerPermit or at www.franklintn.gov/covid-19. Permits are temporary and will expire when the mayor’s executive order expires.
-# # #-