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File #: 1881-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2017 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: : To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to grant consent to 22nd Foundation, Inc. to apply for permission to sell alcoholic beverages at the 22nd Foundation for Riverfest614, September 2-3, 2017; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Attachments: 1. 17 Riverfest614 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: Riverfest614.

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) 22nd Foundation for Riverfest614, September 2-3.

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:
22nd Foundation, Inc.
831 Oak Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Bobby Ferguson, Executive Director, 614-668-8287
Contract Compliance Number: N/A
Contract Compliance Expiration Date: N/A

Emergency Justification: The days of the event are September 2-3, 2017. The State of Ohio requires all events to file their application of temporary liquor permits at least 30 days in advance of an event. Because of City Council’s summer recess, the legislation must be acted upon at the earliest possible date.

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. ...

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