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October 29, 2008

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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, 200 Chesapeake Boulevard, Elk Room, Elkton, MD on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 9:00 A.M.

 

PRESENT:      Tim Snelling, Chairman

                   Herrell 'Cuz' Curry, Commissioners

                   William Gerweck, Commissioner

                             H. Norman Wilson, Jr., Esquire

                   Earl R. Bradford, Chief Alcohol Beverage Inspector

                             Robin S. Coyle, Administrative Assistant

 

License Transfer -    Application received from Jay D. Rhawn, Member; Lynda L. Rhawn, Member; The Beach House Wine & Spirits, LLC, T/A The Beach House Wine & Spirits, 1880 Crystal Beach Road, Earleville, MD 21919 for transfer of Class "B" Beer, Wine & Liquor (BWL) Alcoholic Beverage No. B-45 fromEdward E. Zebley, Sr., President; George N. Zebley, Vice President/Secretary/Treasurer; Zebley, Inc. T/A The Beach House, 1880 Crystal Beach Road, Earleville, MD 21919

 

Jay and Lynda Rhawn appeared before the Board with attorney, Jason Allison; Mr. Wilson read the public notice which appeared on dates of October 14, 16 and 21, 2008, due to an error; the applicants were duly sworn by the Clerk.  The fully executed application packet with proper fees included: Zoning Certificate signed by Eric Sennstrom, Director of Cecil County Office of Planning and Zoning; signatures of 10 registered voters and property owners in District 1-1; Alcohol Awareness Training; Certification Form stating the nature of the business will be an upscale package good store; Validation for Sunday Sales requesting off-premise sales only; Worker's Compensation to be submitted at a later date.  Mr. Wilson asked if the application was correct today as when the applicants signed it; the applicants stated yes.  There was a brief discussion regarding the issuance of the correct class of license; it was determined since there will be no functioning kitchen and they will solely have off-premises sales they will be issued a Class "A" license and should they wish to have wine tastings they will need to apply for a Class "T" Wine Tasting License.  Mr. Gerweck made a motion to approve the issuance of the new license; Mr. Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the transfer of the license. 

 

General Business

·                     Approve Minutes

The minutes from the September 23, 2008 meeting were approved.

 

·                     Specials

 

Old Business

·                     A-33 - East Coast Liquors

We received a letter from the Town of Perryville stating CK Patel is proceeding with a dance club for the former Ferarri's Bar - Mr. Gerweck made a motion not to support the dance club as they have a Class "A" license; Mr. Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously not to support the dance club - a letter will be sent to the Town.

 

·                     B-13 - Bob's III C's

There was a discussion regarding the ownership of the license.

 

·                     BLX-2 - Chesapeake Inn

Chief Bradford stated he was contacted by several residents of Chesapeake City regarding the noise at the Chesapeake Inn - they have submitted a petition with several signatures regarding this - The Board stated they let the Town of Chesapeake City time to handle this situation

 

·                     Letter from Delegate Rudolph

Regarding Charging Clerks

 

 

New Business

·                     Proposed Legislation - Class "W" Winery

It was decided that Kevin Atticks from the Maryland Wine Association should appear to present this to the Board

 

·                     B-102 - The Pickled Herring

Request to Expand

The Board will support the Town of North East's decision

 

With no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned.

 

 

BY:                                                    

Tim Snelling, Chairperson

ATTEST:

                                                      

Robin S. Coyle, Administrative Assistant