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Minutes
Thursday, August 9, 2012

            The following members of the Board were present: Chairman Pamela Smith, Vice Chairman Burkey Boggs, Thomasina Coates, Wayne Magoon and William Young, Jr.  Also in attendance was Alcohol Enforcement Coordinator Master Cpl. Judith Harman, Associate County Attorney Matthew Clagett, and Lisa Bailey, Clerk/Recording Secretary.

The hearing took place at the County Commissioners' Meeting Room, Charles County Government Building, and proceeded with the hearing.

1.         Upon a motion duly made, seconded and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following applications for a temporary alcoholic beverage license, as follows:

Charles County Rotary Foundation, by Charlie Burch, for a 1-day temporary alcoholic beverage license to sell/serve Beer Only on September 30, 2012 from Noon to 6 p.m. at the Charles County Fairgrounds for a fundraiser with approx. 1,000 people expected to attend.

Humane Society of Charles County, Inc., by Shara Hendler, Esq., for a 1-day temporary alcoholic beverage license to sell/serve Beer Only on October 7, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charles County Fairgrounds for a fundraiser with approx. 1,500 people expected to attend.

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 24, by  Michael Smith, for a 1-day temporary alcoholic beverage license to sell/serve Beer Only on September 8, 2012 from Noon to 6 p.m. in the grassy area behind the rear parking lot at the Blue Crabs Stadium for  the FOP Picnic with approx. 50 people expected to attend.

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 24, by  Robert Kiesel, for a 1-day temporary alcoholic beverage license to sell/serve Beer, Wine & Liquor on August 17, 2012 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at White Plains Golf Course for a fundraiser with approx. 140 people expected to attend.

Loyola Retreat House, by Lisa K. White, for a 1-day temporary alcoholic beverage license to sell/serve Beer Only on September 9, 2012 from 2-6 p.m. outside at Loyola Retreat House, for a fundraiser with approximately 300 people expected to attend.

Helping Heroes Kids, Inc., by Michael Long, Program Director for Maryland, for a temporary alcoholic beverage license to sell Beer Only on August 25 & 26, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Wicomico Motorsport Park, Kingston Place, Charlotte Hall, MD, for a fundraiser with 2,000 to 4,000 people expected to attend. 

            2.         Maribel Alamillo, Lesley Lehner, Anthony Flerlage, Chuck E. Cheese of Waldorf, Inc., t/a Chuck E. Cheese’s, 3241 Plaza Way, Waldorf, Maryland 20603, for a new Class B – Beer Wine & Liquor (on sale only) BLX Luxury Restaurant alcoholic beverage license.  At the request of the applicant this matter was continued to the next hearing date, September 13, 2012.

            3.         Show Cause in the Matter of the Class B - BWL (on sale only) BLX Luxury Restaurant alcoholic beverage license issued to Christopher A. Ramsey, Philip M. Goodenough, Georgios I. Markomanolakis, BWW Waldorf, LLC, t/a Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, 11215 Mall Circle Drive, Waldorf, Maryland  20603.  At the request of the licensee, this matter was continued to the next hearing date, September 13, 2012.

            4.         Show Cause in the Matter of the Class D – BWL (on/off sale) alcoholic beverage license issued to Virginia Ann Crane, Dr. Vincent J. Bonini, Bonini Enterprises, Ltd., t/a Big B Liquors, 7099 Indian Head Highway, Bryans Road, Maryland  20616. At the request of the licensee, the allegations against the licensee were continued to the next hearing date, September 13, 2012.  The Board did however, proceed with the allegations against the alleged server, Lisa Jean Pullis, who appeared and acknowledged receipt of the Show Cause Order at least 10 days prior to the hearing, and admitted to the charges contained therein.  Upon consideration of the testimony and evidence presented, the Board found the server in violation of Article 2B, Section 12-108 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and assessed a $100. fine against the server, Lisa Jean Pullis, to be paid within 14 days.

           5.         The clerk advised that the transfer/upgrade of the Class D – BWL (on/off sale) alcoholic beverage license application by Swati Patel, Katherine cooper, Big Mouth Club, LLC, t/a Big Mouth Beer, Wine & Spirits, 2175 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD  20602, which initially came before the Board on May 10, 2012, was finally complete and the license transferred on August 8, 2012. 

            6.         Upon a motion duly made, seconded and unanimously carried, the Minutes of the July 12, 2012 hearing were approved as corrected. 

            7.         M/Cpl. Judith Harman presented her Compliance Check Report evidencing the following 6 out of 6 premises which passed a compliance check:

  1.  Shymansky’s Restaurant & Marina, Cobb Island

  1. La Plata Liquors
  2. Nanjemoy General Store
  3. Pisgah General Store
  4. Grinder’s Liquors, Marbury
  5. Grinder’s Seafood, IH

                        With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:45 a.m.

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Lisa Bailey, Clerk