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File #: 72470    Version: Name: Establishment License Alder Contact
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2022 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Enactment date: 8/12/2022 Enactment #: ORD-22-00080
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Amending 38.05(3)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to change the deadline for an alcohol license establishment applicant to contact the premises location Alder and amending 38.05(3)(e) to change the deadline for posting the public information notification sign.
Sponsors: Grant Foster, Patrick W. Heck, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation required.
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SUBSTITUTE - Amending 38.05(3)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to change the deadline for an alcohol license establishment applicant to contact the premises location Alder and amending 38.05(3)(e) to change the deadline for posting the public information notification sign.
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DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This ordinance changes the deadlines for an alcohol license establishment applicant to contact the Alder for the district in which the premises is located and for posting the public information notification sign.

The substitute strikes the penalty related to failure to post or maintain signage.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

1. Subsection (c) entitled “Required Contacts and Informational Session” of Section (3) entitled “Application for Licenses” of Section 38.05 entitled “General Licensing Requirements” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended as follows:

“(c) Required Contacts and Informational Session . No less than seven (7) days prior to the date the Alcohol License Review Committee first considers the application after the applicant files their application with the City Clerk, the applicant shall contact the Alder for the district in which the premises is located. The applicant shall discuss their business plan and concept of operations with that Alder. No less than seven (7) days prior to the date the Alcohol License Review Committee first considers the application, the applicant shall also hold or attend an informational session with or host an open house for the local community to discuss their business plan and concept of operations. Members of the local community shall have the opportunity to ask questions of the applicant and state any concerns that they have with the application.”

2. Subsection (e) entitled “Sign” of Section (3) entitled “Application for License...

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