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June 21 Agenda Item 3
Attachments:
Attachment NameAttachment SizeAttachment Date
Size: 2.6M
Last Updated: 2010/6/15
Subject:
Public Hearing and order to renew food service/victualers licenses for: American Legion Post 164, Bernie’s Place & Pizza Pub, Bernie’s Foreside/Mister Bagel, Black Cherry Provisions, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Circle K #7067, Cork & Barrel, Dunkin Donuts (Gray Rd), Dunkin Donuts (Route 1), European Bakery Inc, Falmouth By The Sea, Falmouth House of Pizza, Family Ice Center, Falmouth Little League,Falmouth Sea Grill, Falmouth School Food Service, Falmouth 10 Cinema, Foreside Community Church, Holy Martyrs Parish, Handy Boat Service, Inc, Hannaford Food & Drug #222, Harmon’s Lunch, Kaleidoscope Pie Company, Leavitt & Sons, Lotus Chinese Restaurant, Maine Lobster & Seafood Co.,Maine Roasters Coffee, McDonald’s, Mothers Mountain, Nina’s Variety, Nouria Energy/Falmouth Car Wash, Nouria Energy/Lil Mart, Personal Touch Catering, Portland Country Club/Pool Café, Portland Country Club, Portland Yacht Club, Professional Catering Services, Inc, Restwend LLC/Wendy’s, Ricettas, Rite Aid #3278, Shaw’s Supermarket #7651, Stoneyfield Café, Subway, Super Scoops, The Cookie Gallery, The Foreside Tavern & Side Bar, The Woodlands Club/Short Stop, The Woodlands Club/Restaurant, Town Landing Market, Tyler Technologies/Grab a Byte Café, Waldo’s General Store, Wal-Mart Store #2659, West Falmouth Baptist Church.

ACTION: Council action is anticipated.
Summary:
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, 2010. Chapter 8, Article IV of the Code of Ordinances explains Food Service Establishments and municipal licensing requirements.  A food service establishment 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."

 

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