Emergency Licensing Board North End mandatory virtual hearing
Emergency Mandatory North End Hearing - Virtual
NOTICE OF MANDATORY EMERGENCY INFORMATIONAL HEARING REGARDING NORTH END LICENSEES
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 located in the North End holding a Common Victualler License (food only) or a Common Victualler License with Alcoholic Beverages (the “North End Licensees”) on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.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 North End Licensees.
Meeting ID: 815 3376 8970; Passcode: 056793; Dial In Number: (646) 876-9923
THE EMERGENCY INFORMATIONAL HEARING IS MANDATORY. ANY NORTH END LICENSEE FAILING TO ATTEND WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE IMMEDIATE REVOCATION OF ANY TEMPORARY EXTENSION ONTO OUTDOOR SPACE GRANTED BY THE BOARD AND POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL 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 adhere to the terms and conditions of approved temporary extensions onto outdoor space granted by the Board interdepartmental guidance regarding the same; 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).