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File #: 19-0335    Version: 1 Name: Determination of public convenience or necessity on application for Alcoholic Beverage License Type 20 filed by Poonia Family Enterprises, LLC
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/15/2019 In control: Administrative Office
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Consider and take action on request for determination of public convenience or necessity on application for Alcoholic Beverage License Type 20 filed by Poonia Family Enterprises, LLC at 50 S McCall Ave., Sanger, CA, 93657-9744.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. ABC License Application (Form ABC-245), 3. Applicant Letter, 4. Census Tract 59.05, 5. PowerPoint Presentation, 6. Additional Information
DATE: May 7, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Jean M. Rousseau, County Administrative Officer

SUBJECT: Determination of Public Convenience or Necessity on Application for Alcoholic Beverage License Type 20 for Poonia Family Enterprises, LLC

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Consider and take action on request for determination of public convenience or necessity on application for Alcoholic Beverage License Type 20 filed by Poonia Family Enterprises, LLC at 50 S McCall Ave., Sanger, CA, 93657-9744.
REPORT
The applicant is applying for a Type 20 license (off-sale beer and wine) to be used at 50 S McCall Ave., Sanger, CA, 93657. Business and Professions Code Sections 23817.7 requires a determination of public convenience or necessity by the local governing body if the census tract or County has an undue concentration of alcoholic beverage licenses.

This item pertains to a location in District 5.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Your Board must take action on this request for the Type 20 license to be approved by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, per Section 23817.7 of the Business and Professions Code. If the County determines that public convenience or necessity would not be served by the issuance of the Type 20 license, then the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control would deny the issuance of the license.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. A Board approved fee of $235 to cover the cost of mailing notices to property owners was paid by the applicant.

DISCUSSION:

Poonia Family Enterprises, LLC filed associated paperwork to apply for a Type 20 off-sale beer and wine license (sales for consumption off the premises). The new facility, which is currently under development, will be a gas station and market that also sells food and merchandise.

On January 1, 1998, Business and Professions Code Section 23817.5 was amended to permanently establish a moratorium on the issuance of Type 20 l...

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