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File #: 14-0348    Version: 1 Name: 03/03/14 Banfield Liquor License Renewal Objection
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/3/2014 Final action: 3/3/2014
Enactment date: 3/3/2014 Enactment #: R-14-072
Title: Resolution Requesting Non-Renewal of Liquor License 5492-2013 (Class C) held by Banfield A.C., Inc. d/b/a Banfield Bar & Grill (Business I.D. 3579)
Sponsors: Council Liquor License Review Committee, Jane Lumm
Attachments: 1. Banfield Findings Recommendations 20140225
Title
Resolution Requesting Non-Renewal of Liquor License 5492-2013 (Class C) held by Banfield A.C., Inc. d/b/a Banfield Bar & Grill (Business I.D. 3579)
Memorandum
The attached Resolution requests acceptance and adoption of the Findings and Recommendations of the Liquor License Hearing Officer for the City of Ann Arbor, Council member Lumm, in connection with the objection to Renewal of Liquor License 5492-2013 (Class C) held by Banfield A.C., Inc., d/b/a Banfield Bar & Grill (Business I.D. 3579)

The Council Liquor License Review Committee completed its annual review process required by Chapter 109 of the Ann Arbor City Code of all on-premises liquor licenses in the City of Ann Arbor and forwarded it to City Council on February 3, 2014. Objection to renewal of the liquor license held by Banfield A.C., Inc. was recommended by the Council Liquor License Review Committee in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 9:79 of the Ann Arbor City Code based on violation of Section 9:79(1)(b), failure to timely pay all taxes due and payable to the City. Those recommendations were approved by Council and enacted as Resolution R-14-038.

On February 25, 2014, an administrative hearing was held pursuant to the provisions of Section 436.1501(2) of Michigan Compiled Laws and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 109 of the Ann Arbor City Code on the Objection to Renewal of the Liquor License held by Banfield A.C., Inc. Licensee failed to appear and present any evidence, witnesses or statements in the matter.

Hearing Officer Lumm, after the presentation of the City's case and proofs supporting the Objection, issued her Findings and Recommendations in the matter recommending that the City Council object to and recommend that the Michigan Liquor Control Commission not renew the liquor license of Banfield A.C., Inc. unless the entire outstanding delinquency amount, including all interest accrued, is received on or before 5:00 p.m., March 13, 2014. A...

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