City Council Acts Unanimously – Putting Safety FirstJuly 26, 2010 No Comments
Floating parties such as the Floatopia events held this year in San Diego will happen no longer.
The San Diego City Council voted unanimously to close the loophole drinkers had been exploiting to bypass the 2008 beach alcohol ordinance – approved by nearly a quarter-million San Diegans.
There were concerns about the enormous costs and threats to public safety.
Click here to view the March 2010 Floatopia or here to view the July 2010 event. And, click here to view the front page Wall Street Journal story on the unintended consequences of a law with a loophole.
The first similar event started in June 2008 – the first year of the trial ban of alcohol on San Diego beaches. This Dock Block Party
Stay tuned. Just when you think one mess is averted another crops up.Floatopia