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File #: 09-0438    Version: 1 Name: 518/09 Summary Pub ORD-09-18
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/18/2009 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/18/2009 Final action: 5/18/2009
Enactment date: 5/18/2009 Enactment #: R-09-184
Title: Resolution Authorizing Summary Publication of Ordinance No. ORD-09-18, An Ordinance to Repeal Chapter 109, Liquor, of Title IX of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor in its Entirety and Add a New Chapter 109, Liquor, Title IX of said Code.
Title
Resolution Authorizing Summary Publication of Ordinance No. ORD-09-18, An Ordinance to Repeal Chapter 109, Liquor, of Title IX of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor in its Entirety and Add a New Chapter 109, Liquor, Title IX of said Code.
Memorandum
The attached resolution authorizes the summary publication of Ordinance No. ORD-09-18, an Ordinance to Repeal Chapter 109, Liquor, of Title IX of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor in its Entirety and Add a New Chapter 109, Liquor, Title IX of said Code.

The new Code Chapter provides procedural guidance to new applicants and existing license holders on liquor licensing as well as continuing enforcement standards for businesses operating in the City and the general public.

The provisions of the new Chapter 109 include: new sections related to Council’s authority, updated definitions section for both clarity and quick reference, revised provision to comply with current statutory requirements, including changes in the law related to consumption of alcoholic liquor on school property, fraudulent identification, and additional penalties allowed under Michigan law for violation of local ordinances, a new section outlining City administrative policies and procedures related to applications for new licenses, including standards for review and fees, a new o instituting an annual renewal process, including standards for revocation, an appeal process and fees; revised transfer of Location and Ownership provisions amended to include grounds for denial.

The City Charter contains provisions to allow summary publications of ordinances that are in excess of 500 words in length. The purpose of this resolution is to lessen the City’s cost resulting from the required publication of the revisions to the City Code.
Staff
Prepared and Reviewed by: Mary Joan Fales, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Approved by: Roger W. Fraser, City Attorney
Body
Whereas, Section 7.4 of the City Charter authorizes the publication by summary...

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