Emergency virtual hearing - South Boston
Emergency Virtual Hearing South Boston
You are hereby notified that the Licensing Board for the City of the Boston (the “Board”) will conduct a virtual emergency informational hearing regarding all establishments with liquor licenses for on-premise consumption located in South Boston (excluding the Seaport) (the “Licensees”) on August 14, 2020, at 11:30a.m. (the “Emergency Informational Hearing”).
The Emergency Informational Hearing is being held to address the numerous complaints received by the Board and the Inspectional Services Department (“ISD”) regarding the operations of Licensees.
Meeting ID: 869 1775 9041; Passcode: 283688; Dial-in Number: 646-876-9923
THE EMERGENCY INFORMATIONAL HEARING IS MANDATORY. ANY LICENSEE FAILING TO ATTEND WILL BE SUBJECT TO DISCIPLINARY ACTION REGARDING ANY LICENSE ISSUED BY THE BOARD OR ISD.
Complaints received by the Board and ISD include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Failure to adhere to the guidance issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (the “Commonwealth’s Guidance”) regarding social distancing and mandatory operational requirements and the Board’s various advisories regarding the same;
- Failure to properly monitor patrons waiting in line for admission to the premise; and
- Failure to adhere to City, state, and federal laws, codes, and ordinances regarding tobacco use and the presence of animals in food service establishments including outdoor patios.
The Emergency Informational Hearing will be held pursuant to M.G.L. ch. 30, s. 20, M.G.L. ch. 138, s. 12, 14, 15, 23, 34, and 77, M.G.L. ch. 140 s. 2, 9, and 177 and Governor Charles Baker’s executive order issued March 22, 2020, temporarily modifying certain requirements of the Open Meeting Law (M.G.L. ch. 30A s. 20) due to the ongoing public health crisis related to Covid-19 (coronavirus).