CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Consider the following concerning permitting process for private clubs:

  1. Adopt an Ordinance granting the request for prerequisite municipal approval of a private club application for the Crazy Horse Saloon. (ADMIN)
  2. This ordinance requires an emergency clause: An emergency clause requires a separate and distinct vote of the board and is valid only if there is a two-thirds vote of approval by the board. (Hdbk. Const. Amend 7)

 

AGENDA DATE:  February 5, 2018

ITEM#:  11

DEPARTMENT:   Administration

DATE SUBMITTED:  January 17, 2018

PREPARED BY: City Clerk Heather Soyars

SUBJECT: private club license

EXHIBITS:  Ordinance

APPROVAL TO PLACE THIS ITEM ON AGENDA:

 

EXPENSE REQUIRED: none

AMOUNT BUDGETED: none

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: none

SUMMARY:

SB 623 application for permit to operate as a private club may be made to the municipality in which the private club seeks to be located, instead of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division.  Crazy Horse Saloon, 1211 E. Broad Street, is requesting prerequisite approval.

BOARD ACTION: The City Manager and staff recommend approval.

EMERGENCY CLAUSE: An emergency clause is requested to continue the application process through the State.

 

ORDINANCE NO. _______

 

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING THE REQUEST FOR PREREQUISITE MUNICIPAL APPROVAL OF A PRIVATE CLUB APPLICATION BY ROBBIE ROBINSON, AS APPLICANT, ON BEHALF OF CRAZY HORSE CLUB, INC., D/B/A CRAZY HORSE SALOON; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of Ark. Code Ann. §3-9-222 and Rules and Regulations adopted by the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (the “ABC”) in accordance therewith requiring prior municipal approval by ordinance as a prerequisite to submittal of certain applications to the ABC or its Director relating to private clubs, request has been made that this Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana approve the application of Robbie Robinson as applicant for Crazy Horse Club, Inc., d/b/a Crazy Horse Saloon, for a private club at 1211 East Broad Street, Texarkana, Arkansas; and

WHEREAS, the applicant currently operates an establishment commonly known as Crazy Horse Saloon at such location pursuant to ABC permitting allowing for the on premises sale and consumption of beer and wine; 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, that:

Section 1.  The request of Robbie Robinson on behalf of Crazy Horse Club, Inc., d/b/a Crazy Horse Saloon, for prerequisite municipal approval of an application for a private club at 1211 East Broad Street as required by Ark. Code Ann. §3-9-222 and the Rules and Regulations of the ABC is hereby granted.

Section 2.  Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to be a municipal endorsement of any business operation, nor a waiver of the application of any City ordinance or other local, state or federal law, rule or regulation, now or hereafter adopted.

Section 3.  This action being necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety, and a separate and distinct vote having been taken on this emergency clause, an emergency is therefore declared to exist, and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval

            PASSED AND APPROVED this 5th day of February, 2018.

 

 

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Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

APPROVED:

 

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney