Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #53
ORDER ADOPTED AS AMENDED
Feb 26, 2018 5:30 PM

That the City Manager ensure that appropriate measures have been taken to allow residents at 808/812 Memorial Drive to voice their concerns about a proposed Mobil Gas Station liquor license before any action is taken by the License Commission.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, AMSponsors:Councillor Alanna Mallon, Councillor E. Denise Simmons, Mayor Marc C. McGovern
Category:Policy Order

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Original Order

Body

WHEREAS:

It has come to the City Council’s attention that the Mobil Gas Station, located at 808/812 Memorial Drive, has applied for a malt and wine beverages liquor license; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

The application for said license has been met with significant opposition from the residents of 808/812 Memorial Drive, with many residents voicing concerns that the increased availability of alcohol in this location could potentially negatively impact them, particularly school-age/minor children, religious communities, and seniors who live there; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

No other gas station in Cambridge has been granted a license to sell alcoholic beverages of any kind; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the License Commission and any other relevant City department to take appropriate measures to ensure that the residents of 808/812 Memorial Drive are given adequate opportunity to weigh in with their concerns prior to any final decisions on this matter.

 

Meeting History

Feb 26, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED AS AMENDED