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File #: RES 16-1703    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/5/2016
Title: Waiving the three-hundred (300) foot separation distance requirement from two (2) protected uses, and approving the addition of Liquor On Sale - 100 seats or less and Liquor On Sale-Sunday licenses to the existing licenses held by French Meadow On Grand, LLC, d/b/a French Meadow Bakery & Café (License ID #20130001546) at 1662 Grand Avenue.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Attachments: 1. Macalester Groveland Community Council letter of support dated July 1st 2016, 2. Macalester Plymouth United Church Consent Petition, 3. Ramsey Middle School Consent Petition, 4. Signed license condition affidavit dated July 25th 2016
Related files: RES 18-989

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Waiving the three-hundred (300) foot separation distance requirement from two (2) protected uses, and approving the addition of Liquor On Sale - 100 seats or less and Liquor On Sale-Sunday licenses to the existing licenses held by French Meadow On Grand, LLC, d/b/a French Meadow Bakery & Café (License ID #20130001546) at 1662 Grand Avenue.

 

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WHEREAS, French Meadow On Grand, LLC d/b/a French Meadow Bakery & Café (License ID #20130001546) located at 1662 Grand Avenue requested a waiver of the three-hundred (300) foot separation distance requirement from two (2) protected uses as outlined in Saint Paul Legislative Code § 409.06 (n), in order to add a Liquor On Sale - 100 seats or less and a Liquor On Sale-Sunday license to their existing licenses; and 

 

WHEREAS, DSI received a letter from Macalester Groveland Community Council supporting the addition of the Liquor On Sale - 100 seats or less and a Liquor On Sale-Sunday licenses; and

 

WHEREAS, Macalester Plymouth United Church, located within three-hundred (300) feet of the licensed premises submitted a signed a Petition consenting to a waiver of the three-hundred (300) foot separation distance requirement and the addition of Liquor On Sale - 100 seats or less and a Liquor On Sale-Sunday licensee; and

 

WHEREAS, Ramsey Middle School/St. Paul School District 625, also located within three-hundred (300) feet of the licensed premises submitted a signed a Petition consenting to a waiver of the three-hundred (300) foot separation distance requirement and the addition of a Liquor On Sale - 100 seats or less and a Liquor On Sale-Sunday licensee; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council finds that the application is in order and there are no grounds to deny a waiver of the three-hundred (300) foot separation distance requirement and approval of the licenses; now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, a waiver of the three-hundred (300) foot separation distance requirement from two (2) protected uses as outlined in § 409.06 (n) of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby granted; and

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, a Liquor On Sale - 100 seats or less and a Liquor On Sale-Sunday license are hereby granted to French Meadow On Grand, LLC d/b/a French Meadow Bakery & Café (License ID #20130001546) for the premises located at 1662 Grand Avenue with the following conditions:

 

1.                     Licensee agrees to operate the establishment in compliance with Section 409.02 of the City of Saint Paul Legislative Code as a “Restaurant”.

 

2.                     Licensee agrees to close the establishment at 12:00 a.m. midnight. All patron/customers shall vacate the premises by 12:30 a.m. each day of the week as per City Zoning Code (parking requirement) and Section 409.02 of the City of Saint Paul Legislative Code.

 

 

 

 

3.                     Each year prior to the placement of table(s) and/or chair(s) in the public right-of-way (i.e., sidewalk), the licensee agrees to obtain a new Obstruction Permit from the Department of Public Works.  Licensee agrees to maintain the sidewalk café in accordance with the conditions placed on an approved Obstruction Permit, acknowledges that an Obstruction Permit is effective on April 1 and expires on October 31 of each year, that table(s) and/or chair(s) may not be placed in the public right-of-way before or after the effective/expiration dates, and that a failure to comply with this condition will result in adverse action being taken against all of their licenses.

 

4.                     Sidewalk seating limited to a maximum of twenty-four (24) seats.

 

5.                     Licensee agrees to take appropriate action(s) to ensure that the sale, display, and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages is contained within the defined area as per the approved sidewalk seating plan on file with DSI.

 

6.                     Any outdoor activities related to the outdoor seating areas on either public or private property shall comply with applicable State and Local rules and regulations, including but not limited to Chapter 293 Noise Regulations of the City of Saint Paul Legislative Code.

 

7.                     Licensee shall comply with applicable State and Local rules and regulations regarding the permitted hours for the sale of alcoholic beverages.

 

8.                     The outdoor patio seating area located at the rear of the building shall close by 9:30 p.m. on Sunday thru Thursday, and 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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