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Emergency Mandatory South Boston and Seaport licensees information hearing

The Licensing Board will hold a virtual emergency informational hearing on Wednesday, October 21, at 4:30 p.m.

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Meeting ID: 880 8266 0140
Passcode: 755060
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  1. Virtual Mandatory Informational Hearing Regarding South Boston and Seaport Licensees

    You are hereby notified that the Licensing Board for the City of the Boston (the “Board”), in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Health and Human Services, the Boston Public Health Commission, and the Inspectional Services Department, will conduct a virtual emergency informational hearing regarding all establishments with liquor licenses for on-premise consumption located in South Boston and the Seaport (the “Licensees”) on October 21, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. (the “Emergency Informational Hearing”). 

    The Emergency Informational Hearing is being held to address numerous complaints received by these agencies regarding the failure of Licensees to adhere to COVID-19 related operational requirements, including but not limited to: 

    • 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 comply to the six (6) person maximum table limit.

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    Meeting ID: 880 8266 0140 ; Passcode: 755060 ; 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. 

    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).