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File #: 19-160    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 3/21/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 4/15/2019 Final action: 4/15/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of City-Owned Real Property Use Request #19-04 by The Regents of the University of California, Merced (UC Merced) for the Use of Bob Hart Square Park to Host the Class of 2019 Graduation Reception, Which Includes Serving Alcohol on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by UC Merced allowing the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (event time 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.), for the Graduating Class of 2019's graduation reception, which includes the serving of alcohol. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for a graduation reception (including the serving of alcohol); subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative report.
Attachments: 1. Location Map, 2. Site Plan
Report Prepared by: Stephani Davis, Development Services Tech II, Planning Division/Development Services

Title
SUBJECT: Approval of City-Owned Real Property Use Request #19-04 by The Regents of the University of California, Merced (UC Merced) for the Use of Bob Hart Square Park to Host the Class of 2019 Graduation Reception, Which Includes Serving Alcohol on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers approving a request by UC Merced allowing the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (event time 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.), for the Graduating Class of 2019's graduation reception, which includes the serving of alcohol.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for a graduation reception (including the serving of alcohol); subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative report.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, with modifications; or,
3. Deny the request completely; or,
4. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items as requested by Council; or,
5. Continue to a future City Council meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Merced Municipal Code, Section 9.12.020 - Serving or drinking liquors on street:

"It is unlawful, and a misdemeanor, subject to punishment in accordance with Chapter 1.12 of the code, for any person to serve, drink, consume, or have in his/her possession an open container containing any spirituous, vinous, malt, or any other intoxicating liquors in or upon any of the streets, sidewalks, alley, parks, parking lots, or any public place in the City, unless otherwise permitted by the Merced Municipal Code or authorized by the city council."

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
Not applicable.

DISCUSSION
The Regents of the University of California, Merced, are requesting approva...

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