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File #: 0283-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/31/2017 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 2/27/2017 Final action:
Title: : To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to grant consent to the Five Strong Foundation, Inc. to sell alcoholic beverages at its special event. ($0.00)
Explanation: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to grant consent to an organization to apply for permission to sell alcoholic beverages at the following 2017 event: Columbus Derby Day.

Background: This ordinance will grant permission to the following group to apply for a temporary liquor permit authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages at a special event to be held during 2017:

1) Five Strong Foundation, Inc. for the Columbus Derby Day, May 6.

This organization wishes to sell alcoholic beverages to eligible patrons on city streets and city property to be used for the event. This is the first year for closing a public street to hold the event.

The City of Columbus, acting by and through its Director of Recreation and Parks, is required to grant approval to the organizer of this event so they may obtain the required permits from the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Liquor Control.

Principal Parties:
LOLO, LLC (Public Relations & Communications Company)
Five Strong Foundation, Inc.
230 West Street, Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Brett Hatcher, 614-565-6069
Contract Compliance Number: N/A
Contract Compliance Expiration Date: N/A

Benefits to the Public: Allow streets to be the host site for charitable organizations to host events as community fundraising endeavors with proceeds going back to the community.

Community Input Issues: This legislation has the support of the charitable organization that will benefit from its passage. Event coordinator will still need to secure street closure signatures from neighborhood property owners before closing streets.

Area(s) Affected: Franklinton - Closing on Washington Blvd. between Broad and Town Streets.

Fiscal Impact: None...

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