Public Hearing and order to renew food service/victualers licenses for: Black Cherry Provisions, Falmouth By The Sea, Grab A Byte Cafe, Harmon's Lunch, Leavitt & Sons, Maine Lobster & Seafood, Maine Roasters Coffee, Mother's Mountain Inc., Lilmart Falmouth, O'Naturals, Personal Touch Catering, Starbucks, Subway, Wal- Mart, West Falmouth Baptist Church, and West Falmouth Blue Canoe.
ACTION: Council action is anticipated.
Food Service licenses must be renewed annually by the Town Council after a public hearing is held. All renewal victualers and food service establishment licenses shall expire on June 30, 2009. Chapter 8, Article IV of the Code Of Ordinances explains Food Service Establishments and municipal licensing requirements. A food service establishment definition according to the code: "shall mean any permanent, temporary or mobile establishment where food or drink is prepared, served, kept or stored for consumption on or off the premises within the town, including but not limited to such establishments as a restaurant, caterer, buffet, lunchroom, grill room, lunch counter, tavern, dining
room of a hotel or motel, coffeeshop, cafeteria, sandwich shop, soda fountain, in plant feeding establishments, feeding establishments in private clubs, church feeding facilities, school feeding facilities, institutional feeding establishments, tearooms, theater refreshments stand, grocery store, meat market, retail bakery store, dairy produce store, delicatessen or any establishment where food is prepared, served, kept or stored for retail sale." Section 8-153 addresses licensing requirements: "It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a food service establishment within the town who does not possess a license granted by the Town Council and issued by the Town Clerk."