December 29, 2010

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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 Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 9:15 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 Coyle, Administrative Assistant

 

NEW LICENSE - Application received from  Anthony Caponi, Partner; Donald L. Naff, Jr., Partner; Stanley Lee Lobodzinski, Partner; 2 Lee Enterprises, LLC, T/A Boogaloo Big Elk Bistro, 802 Bridge Street, Elkton, MD 21921 for issuance of a new Beer, Wine & Liquor Alcoholic Beverage License

Anthony Caponi, Donald L. Naff, Jr. and Stanley Lee Lobodzinsk appeared before the Board; the applicants were duly sworn by the Clerk.  The fully executed application packet with proper fees included: signatures of 10 registered voters and property owners in District 3-2; Alcohol Awareness Training; Certification Form; Worker's Compensation and a copy of the zoning certificate stating the premises is zoned for an alcoholic beverage license.  Mr. Wilson read the public notice and stated it was duly advertised on December 15 and 22, 2010 in the Cecil Whig; he asked the applicant several questions from the application.  Mr. Wilson stated the Board has received a letter from attorney David Parrack requesting the license be restricted to on-premise sales only; Chairman Snelling asked the applicants if they planned to have off-premises sales, Mr. Naff stated they do not have the storage nor the desire for package goods.  Chairman Snelling asked about parking; Mr. Naff stated they will be taking out a storage building to acquire more parking and presently they have a seating capacity of 54, but with the bar assembled and the tables outside there should be about 42.  Mr. Naff stated they have previous town approval for the outdoor tables; the Board stated with the addition of alcohol being served it changes the use and would need town approval.  With no further questions, Commissioner Gerweck made a motion to approve the issuance of a new license with on-premise restriction conditioned upon Town of Elkton approval for outdoor use; Commissioner Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the transfer with the conditions Commissioner Gerweck stated in the motion.

TRANSFER - Application received from  James Ray Cooney; Konstantinos Tzitzifas; PGG, LLC, T/A The Club At Patriot's Glen, 300 Patriot's Way, Elkton, MD 21921 for transfer of Class "GC" Alcoholic Beverage License No. BGC-2 from Edward Quinn, Member; Jeffrey Ellis, Member; PGG, LLC; T/A The Club at Patriots Glen, 300 Patriots Way, Elkton, MD 21921

James Cooney and Konstantinos Tzitzifas appeared before the Board with attorney, Tom Kemp.  The applicants were duly sworn by the Clerk.  The fully executed application packet with proper fees included: signatures of 10 registered voters and property owners in District 3-1; Alcohol Awareness Training; Certification Form; Worker's Compensation and a copy of the zoning certificate stating the premises is zoned for an alcoholic beverage license.  Mr. Wilson read the public notice and stated it was duly advertised on December 15 and 22, 2010 in the Cecil Whig; he asked the applicant several questions from the application.  Ms. Coyle stated there is a tax issue; Mr. Tzitzifas explained he is working with the Comptroller's Office to make payment arrangements for the amount due.  With no further questions, Commissioner Gerweck made a motion to approve the transfer conditioned upon notification from the Comptroller's Office within 15 days that the tax lien has been released or arrangements have been made; Commissioner Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the transfer with the conditions Commissioner Gerweck stated in the motion.

 

General Business

·                     Approve Minutes

The minutes from the November 24, 2010 meeting were approved.

 

·                     Specials

               

Old Business

·                     The Private Affair

·                     Rules & Regulations –

The Board unanimously approved the addition to Section 2A of the Rules & Regulations stating:

A.   The Board of License Commissioners of Cecil County may at its discretion suspend or revoke a license should a licensee not appear for a hearing.

 

New Business

·                     Moose Club

 

With no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned.

 

BY:

                                                                                                                               

Tim Snelling, Chairperson

 

ATTEST:

                                                                                                                               

Robin S. Coyle, Administrative Assistant