November 27, 2007

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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

OF CECIL COUNTY

 

The Board of License Commissioners of Cecil County met in a regular session at the County Administrative Building, Conference Room, 107 North Street, Elkton, MD on Tuesday, November 27, 2007.

 

PRESENT:      Tim Snelling, Chairman

                   Herrel 'Cuz' Curry, Commissioner

                   William Gerweck, Commissioner

                             H. Norman Wilson, Jr., Esquire

                   Earl R. Bradford, Chief Alcohol Beverage Inspector

                             Robin S. Coyle, Administrative Assistant

 

Chairman Snelling called the meeting to order at 9:15 A.M.

 

Change of Officers - Dr. Harry Lenderman, President; Le Ann Lenderman, Vice President; Elk Forge Co., LTD, T/A Elk Forge Bed & Breakfast, 807 Elk Mills Road, Elk Mills, MD 21920

 

Withdrawn

 

New License - Application received from Seth Z. Whitley, Member; Redd's Group, LLC, T/A Redd's Bar and Lounge, 175 Fletchwood Road, Elkton, MD 21921

 

Seth Whitley appeared before the Board; Mr. Wilson read the public notice which appeared on dates of November 13 and November 20, 2007; Mr. Whitley was then sworn by the Clerk.  The fully executed application packet with proper fees included: Zoning Certificate signed by Cliff Houston, Zoning Administrator Cecil County Department of Planning and Zoning, signatures of 10 registered voters and property owners in District 3-1; Alcohol Awareness Training.  Mr. Wilson asked if the application was correct today as when Mr. Whitley signed it; Mr. Whitley stated yes.  Mr. Gerweck made a motion to accept the amended application as submitted; Mr. Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the issuance of the license.  Mr. Gerweck made a motion to approve the issuance of the license; Mr. Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the issuance of the license.

 

Update - License Not Issued - Lance Grayson Mitchell Rowe, Member; Hook, Line & Sinkers, LLC, T/A Hook, Line & Sinkers, 10 South Main Street, North East, MD 21901

 

Lance Rowe appeared before the Board with attorney Karl Fockler; Mr. Fockler explained the town has passed a new zoning ordinance and has required storm water management plan, soil erosion plan and to hire an engineer this could cost in upwards of $20,000.  They are currently working with the Town of North East.  Currently there is the area within the Shoppes of Londonshire where Chez Cameron was previously; they would like to amend their application and move to that area, so they can open for business.  They requested a five-month extension (through renewal); Mr. Gerweck made a motion to approve the five-month extension; Mr. Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the five-month extension as presented.

 

Update - License Not Issued - James William Kuhn and Elizabeth Rose Kuhn; Bainbridge Grill, Inc. T/A Bainbridge Grill, 1195 Tome Highway, Port Deposit, Maryland 21904

 

Robert Jones appeared before the Board; he stated Grubb Contractors is currently under construction.  The Health Department will need to do a perc test early next year.  Mr. Jones requested six-month extension; Mr. Gerweck made a motion to approve the six-month extension; Mr. Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the six-month extension as presented.

 

Update - License Not Issued - Eric Jay Polansky, Member; EJP, LLC, T/A Paradise Grill, 510 Main Street, North East, MD 21901

 

The license was issued last week.

 

Comments/Questions from the floor

General Business

 

·                     Approve Minutes

                   The minutes from the October 30, 2007 meeting were approved.

·                     Specials

 

Old Business

·                     Legislative Issues

§         Quota

·                     Chili's - original extension through December 15 - new tentative opening date - January 15

 

New Business

·                     Inspectors Powers as Peace Officers - (sworn, badged and armable)

·                     Resignation of Samantha Browne

 

 

With no further business to discuss Chairman Snelling adjourned the meeting at 11:00 AM.

 

 

BY:                                                    

Tim Snelling, Chairperson

 

ATTEST:

                                                                         

Robin S. Coyle, Administrative Assistant