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File #: 1450-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/25/2017 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to grant consent to German Village Society to apply for permission to sell alcoholic beverages at the Haus und Garten Tour Pre-Tour Event, June 24; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Attachments: 1. 17 German Village Society Alcohol Lgn
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: German Village Society’s Haus und Garten Tour Pre-Tour Event.

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) German Village Society for the Haus und Garten Tour Pre-Tour Event, June 24.

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:
German Village Society
588 South Third Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-5754
Shiloh Todorov, Executive Director, 614-221-8888

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested; the day of the event is on June 24. The State of Ohio requires all events to file their application of temporary liquor permits at least 30 days in advance of an event.

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: German Vill...

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