FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2008
Alcohol Beverage Advisory Group to meet June 2
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Alcohol Beverage Advisory Group will conduct its next meeting June 2 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Regulated Industries Division office at Century Towers, 635 Woodland Ave., suite 2101.
At this meeting, the advisory group will discuss a proposed change to City ordinance that would add an exception to allow more sales-by-package businesses in a specified area of the west bottoms. The boundaries of this area are Forester Road to the north, Mulberry Street to the west, St. Louis Street to the south and Hickory Street to the east.
The Alcoholic Beverage Advisory Group consists of 12 members from the community and the manager of the Regulated Industries Division. The purpose of the group is to review City ordinances from Chapter 10 on a routine basis and make recommendations. The recommendations are made with regard to public safety and take into consideration new standards and advances within the liquor industry as they may apply to the current liquor laws. The manager of Regulated Industries Division shares the group's recommendations with the City Council for further review and consideration.
For more information about this meeting, call Gary Majors, manager of the Regulated Industries Division of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department, (816) 784-9020.
Media inquiries about this issue should be directed to Teresa L. Clark, public information officer for the Neighborhood and Community Services Department, (816) 513-3247.