May 29 Agenda Item 4
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Public hearing and order relative to renewal of the victualer licenses for: American Legion Post #164, Bernie’s Foreside, Bueno Loco, Casco Vending, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Circle K # 7601, Cork & Barrel, Dunkin Donuts, European Bakery, Falmouth By the Sea, Falmouth Congregational Church, Falmouth Country Club, Falmouth House of Pizza, Falmouth Little League, Falmouth Schools Food Service, Falmouth Sea Grill, Family Ice Center, Foreside Community Church, Handy Boat Service, Hannaford Bros., Harmon’s Lunch, Holy Martyrs, Hug’s Italian Restaurant, Leavitt & Sons, Lotus Chinese Restaurant, Love Cupcakes, Madden's Irish Pub,Maine Lobster & Seafood Company, McDonald's, Mother’s Mountain, Nina’s Variety, Nouria Energy, Portland Country Club, Portland Yacht Club, Professional Catering, Wendy’s, Ricetta’s, Rite Aid, Shaw’s, Starbucks, Subway, Super Scoops, The Foreside Tavern, The Woodlands, Town Landing Market, Grab a Byte Café, Waldo’s, Wal-Mart, West Falmouth Baptist Church.

A public comment period will be included with this item. (5 minutes per person)

ACTION: Council action is anticipated.
Food Service licenses must be renewed annually by the Town Council after a public hearing is held. All renewal victualer's and food service establishment licenses shall expire on June 30. 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, coffee shop, 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."
Copies of the applications are on file at the Town Clerks Office.

The order is attached.