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April 27, 2011

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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, April 27, 2011, 2011 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 Patricia Vargas; T/A The Hidden Bean, 8 South Main Street, Port Deposit, MD 21904 for issuance of new Class "B" Beer & Light Wine Alcoholic Beverage License

 

Patricia Vargas and Kevin Morton appeared before the Board; Mrs. Vargas was duly sworn by the Clerk.  The fully executed application packet with proper fees included: signatures of 10 registered voters and property owners in District ; 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 April 15 and 20, 2011 in the Cecil Whig; he asked the applicant several questions from the application.  Chairman Snelling asked if they were open for business now; Mrs. Vargas stated they are, they are a café, serving breakfast and lunch fare and would like to expand the menu a little.  Chairman Snelling asked about parking; Mr. Morton stated he sits on the Town Council and the town actually has purchased several lots around town, there is more parking per capita than other towns.  With no further discussion, Commissioner Gerweck made a motion to approve the issuance of the new license, Commissioners Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the issuance of the license.  Mr. Wilson stated they would need to amend the application from a Class "B" license to a Class "D" license beings they do not have a hood unit; Commissioners Gerweck made a motion to amend the application from a Class "B" license to a Class "D" license; Commissioner Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the amendment of the reclassification of the application.

 

New License - Application received from Joseph G. Kern; Colleen M. Hunter; Thomas L. Kemp; OG Restaurant of Cecil County, Inc., T/A The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, 300 E. Pulaski Highway, Elkton, MD 21921

 

Joseph Kern, Thomas Kemp and the General Manager appeared before the Board with attorney, Leanne Schrecengost.  The applicants were duly sworn by the Clerk; Ms. Schrecengost stated Colleen Hunter is ill and was unable to travel for the hearing; The fully executed application packet with proper fees included: signatures of 10 registered voters and property owners in District 3-3; 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 April 15 and 20, 2011 in the Cecil Whig; he asked the applicant several questions from the application.  Ms. Schrecengost then submitted a detailed plan for the Board. With no further discussion, Commissioner Gerweck made a motion to approve the issuance of the new license, Commissioners Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the issuance of the license. 

 

Transfer - Application received from Kyle Rollins, Alibi Inn, LLC, T/A Alibi Inn, 2 Sassafras Road, Warwick, MD 21912 for transfer of Class "B" Beer, Wine & Liquor Alcoholic Beverage License No. B 18 from Sherry Walls, Alibi Inn, LLC, T/A Alibi Inn, 2 Sassafras Road, Warwick, MD 21912

 

Kyle Rollins appeared before the Board with Ellis Rollins; he was duly sworn by the Clerk.  The fully executed application packet with proper fees included: signatures of 10 registered voters and property owners in District 1-1; 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 April 15 and 20, 2011 in the Cecil Whig; he asked the applicant several questions from the application.  The Board asked how they would be running the business; Mr. Rollins stated it will be the same business, different management.  With no further discussion, Commissioner Gerweck made a motion to approve the transfer of the license, Commissioners Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the transfer of the license. 

 

New License - Application received from Seshagirl Rao Mantriprgada, Member; Lydia Helsel, Member; Verera Indana, Member; Suvemo Enterprises, LLC, T/A Fletchwood Market, 272 Fletchwood Road, Elkton, MD 21921 for transfer of Class "B" Beer, Wine & Liquor Alcoholic Beverage License No. B-96 from Ropan Kumar, Member; Surjit Singh, Member; Lydia C. Helsel, Member; Fletchwood Market LLC, T/A Fletchwood Market, 272 Fletchwood Road, Elkton, MD 21921

 

Seshagirl Rao Mantriprgada, Lydia Helsel, and Verera Indana 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 4-2; 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 April 15 and 20, 2011 in the Cecil Whig; he asked the applicant several questions from the application.  The Board asked how they would be running the business; Ms. Helsel stated the alcohol is take-out only, there is no food.  Mr. Wilson stated they would need to amend the application from a Class "B" license to a Class "A" license beings they do not have a fully operational kitchen; Commissioners Gerweck made a motion to amend the application from a Class "B" license to a Class "D" license; Commissioner Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the amendment of the reclassification of the application.  With no further discussion, Commissioner Gerweck made a motion to approve the transfer of the license, Commissioners Curry seconded that motion and the Board then voted unanimously to approve the transfer of the license. 

General Business

·                     Approve Minutes

·                     Catering Events

o   Pub on Main - Approved

·                     Specials

 

Old Business

·                     Renewal – Requests to waive the late fees

o   Lafayette Inn – B-40 - Denied

o   Rendezvous Inn – B-41 - Denied

 

 

With no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned.

 

BY:

                                                                                                                               

Tim Snelling, Chairperson

 

ATTEST:

                                                                                                                               

Robin S. Coyle, Administrative Assistant