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File #: 19-161    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 #19-03 by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce for the Use of Bob Hart Square Park to Host their Annual Fundraising Event, "Burgers and Brews" Which Includes the Serving of Alcohol, on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce to allow the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for their "Burgers and Brews" fundraiser event, to include the serving of alcohol. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a "Burgers and Brews" gourmet burger and local microbrewery beer sampling event, allowing the serving of alcohol; subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative report.
Attachments: 1. Location map.pdf, 2. Event Site Plan, 3. Photographs - Bob Hart Square entrance points
Report Prepared by: Stephani Davis, Development Services Tech II, Planning Division/Development Services

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SUBJECT: Approval of City-Owned Real Property Use Request #19-03 by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce for the Use of Bob Hart Square Park to Host their Annual Fundraising Event, "Burgers and Brews" Which Includes the Serving of Alcohol, on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers approving a request by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce to allow the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for their "Burgers and Brews" fundraiser event, to include the serving of alcohol.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a "Burgers and Brews" gourmet burger and local microbrewery beer sampling event, allowing 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
Background

The Greater Merced Chamber of Com...

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