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File #: 19-0465    Version: 1 Name: Determination of Public Convenience or Necessity on Application for Alcoholic Beverage License Type 21 for Harbans Kaur and Harbans Singh Lehra
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/8/2019 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 21 filed by Harbans Kaur and Harbans Singh Lehra, DBA Elkhorn Avenue Market, located at 3126 W. Elkhorn Ave., Caruthers, CA 93609-9616.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. ABC License Application (Form ABC-245), 3. Census Tract 75 Map, 4. Applicant Letter, 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 21 for Harbans Kaur and Harbans Singh Lehra.

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Consider and take action on request for Determination of public convenience or necessity on application for Alcoholic Beverage License Type 21 filed by Harbans Kaur and Harbans Singh Lehra, DBA Elkhorn Avenue Market, located at 3126 W. Elkhorn Ave., Caruthers, CA 93609-9616.
REPORT
The applicant is applying for a Type 21 license (off-sale general) to be used at 3126 W. Elkhorn Ave., Caruthers, CA 93609-9616. Business and Professions Code Sections 23958 and 23958.4 require a determination of public convenience or necessity by the local governing body if the census tract or County has an undue concentration of off-sale alcoholic beverage licenses.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If your Board does not make a determination regarding public convenience or necessity in regards to this request within ninety (90) days of notification of the completed application, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control may issue a license if the application shows the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control that public convenience or necessity would be served by the issuance, pursuant to Section 23958.4(b)(2) of the Business and Professions Code.

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:

Harbans Kaur and Harbans Singh Lehra, DBA Elkhorn Avenue Market, located at 3126 W. Elkhorn Ave., Caruthers, CA 93609-9616, filed associated paperwork to apply for a Type 21 license (off-sale general - sales of beer, wine and distilled spirits for consumption off of the premises where sold). The business is a gas station/convenience store w...

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