City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
196781
Work Completed
May 22, 2014 7:00 PM

That the Licensing Commission reconsider the regulation for liquor establishments to leave doors open between 8 AM and 9 PM, Monday through Friday, in areas that aren't central business districts, and convey to this Board how this regulation may be altered.

Information

Department:City CouncilSponsors:Ward Two Alderman Maryann M. Heuston
Category:ResolutionPurposes:Resolution

Official Text

That this Board of Aldermen hereby requests that the Licensing Commission reconsider the regulation pertaining to the permission to leave doors open to bars and liquor establishments between the hours of 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Monday through Friday, in areas that are not central business districts and convey to this Board the method by which this regulation may be altered.

 

Meeting History

Apr 24, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting

Alderman Heuston noted there have been several complaints about liquor establishments in neighborhoods leaving their windows and doors open, which in turn encourages patrons to take their celebrations into the street. She stated Police officers are having trouble negotiating the issue and residents would like a reconsideration of the regulation.

RESULT:APPROVED
Apr 29, 2014 6:30 PM  Legislative Matters Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
May 13, 2014 6:30 PM  Legislative Matters Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Wright reported that this issue will be dealt with at the next Licensing Commission hearing.

RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
May 22, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED