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Abilene City Council approves special event license policy, fee

Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:05:43 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 20 2013 09:21:26 AM CST
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ABILENE, Texas -

If you want to host a special event on city property, there's new rules you need to follow and a fee you have to pay.

The Abilene City Council met Thursday morning and approved the addition of a "Special Events License Policy and Fee."

This new policy will spell out all the requirements needed for anyone hosting a special event, such as a 5K run, on city property.

Part of the policy will include a penalty for those who fail to get a special events license and it will also authorize the city to charge a fee for that license.