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File #: 21-398    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information/Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Public Hearing for Liquor License for Two Scouts Standing LLP DBA Froggy Bottoms - 307 Water Street South.
Attachments: 1. 1 - Public Hearing Notice.TwoScouts, 2. 2 - 307WaterSt_350 map
City Council Meeting Date: July 13, 2021

To: Mayor and City Council
City Administrator

From: Lynette Peterson, City Clerk
Mark Elliott, Chief of Police

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Public Hearing for Liquor License for Two Scouts Standing LLP DBA Froggy Bottoms - 307 Water Street South.

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Action Requested:
The Northfield City Council is being asked to hold a public hearing for On Sale Liquor License and Sunday Liquor License for Two Scouts Standing LLP DBA Froggy Bottoms, located at 307 Water Street South, Northfield.

Per the procedures included in the staff report, there will need to be a motion to close the public hearing at its conclusion.

Summary Report:
The City received a new liquor license application from Two Scouts Standing LLP on Thursday, June 24, 2021. Since a new corporate ownership is in place for the premises, a public hearing is being held as outlined in City Code. Two Scouts Standing LLP dba Froggy Bottoms has applied for an On Sale Liquor License and Sunday Liquor License. A liquor license background investigation was conducted by the police department, which includes a check of the LLP and the officers of the LLP. There was no information discovered of concern. Consideration of approval of the liquor license is scheduled following the public hearing.

Public hearing notices were mailed to property owners within 350' of 307 Water Street South on June 28, 2021. A copy of the public hearing notice (attachment 1) and map (attachment 2) are attached. The public hearing notice was also published in the Northfield News on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

The following is the procedure of the public hearing per the City Council's adopted Rules of Business:

Public Hearing Procedure:
A Public Hearing is used by the City Council to solicit the public's comments on various projects or City operation procedures.

A. The Chair (Mayor Pownell) will open the hearing by identifying the subject.

B. Staff Presentation - s...

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