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File #: 1761-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2019 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2019 Final action: 7/17/2019
Title: : To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to grant consent to the Dick and Jane Project to apply for permission to sell alcoholic beverages at the Dick and Jane Project Block Party; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Attachments: 1. 19 Dick and Jane 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 2019 event: Dick and Jane Project Block Party.

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 2019:

1) Dick and Jane Project for the Dick and Jane Project Block Party, September 28.

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:
Dick and Jane Project Block Party
Dick and Jane Project
1258 Grandview Avenue, Suite B
Columbus, OH 43212
Andrew Dodson, 614-488-2800
CCN: N/A

Emergency Justification: The day of the event is on September 28. 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: Downtown - Closing of East Hickory Street be...

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