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Board Meeting Minutes Summary

Executive Staff Meeting Summary (Revised)
August 30, 2004

Chairman Danielsen called meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

Present: Chairman Danielsen, Commissioner Vassar, Virginia Adams, Curtis Coleburn, Chris Curtis, Whitney Miller for Becky Gettings, Janet Lawson, Ron Layne, Bob Moore, Nancy Murphy, Robert Southall, Robert O'Neal, Craig Vanderland, John Wszelaki, and Sandra Hankins.

Absent: Commissioner Barry

Minutes of the August 16, 2004 meeting were approved.

Unfinished Business:
There was no old business to discuss.

New Business:
Commissioner Vassar moved and Chairman Danielsen seconded to approve the following::

  • Approval (for the record) to open Store #064 Stafford County Town and Country Market Place-Vernon Danielsen.
  • Approval (for the record) to hire P-14, General Administration Coordinator 1, Enforcement Division-Vernon Danielsen.
  • Approval (for the record) to increase hours of P-14, Genna Zlatkin, Software Developer, IT Division from 1500 to 2000.

The meeting adjourned at 9:39 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The meeting was reconvened at 2:42 p.m.

Present: Chairman Vernon Danielsen, Commissioner Esther Vassar, Curtis Coleburn, Chris Curtis, Carla Collins, and Sandra Hankins.

The conflict of interest training was rescheduled for September 8, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. so that Senator Barry can attend.

Carla Collins said that Aramark Entertainment proposed an offer in compromise in the interest of avoiding a protracted appeal. Aramark Entertainment appealed the ABC Board's adverse decision to the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond. The board decided that Carla and Curtis would draft a Memorandum of Understanding making the counteroffer a part of the official record.

Carla discussed with the board the cases that are presently on appeal.

The Roanoke Civic Center case that presently pending and Carla made recommendations to the board.

Carla has filed responsive pleadings in the Chuckie Cheese case and sent redacted copies to the attorney. The attorney will let Carla know if he is willing to accept the redacted copies and Carla should be able to set the case for trial at the next docket call. Carla has drafted a brief in this case as well to have ready when needed.

TOV-the King Street location has a potential purchaser for the real estate and if the new owner does not want an ABC license then the problems will seemingly disappear. There are upgrades, modifications that need to be made to establishment before the ABC license can be exercised, and there is no need to make upgrades to exercise the license if the neighbors are still boycotting the location.

Lagoon's has been appealed to the Court of Appeals and both parties have filed their Designation of Appendix.

Mobjack Brewery case needs to be set for a hearing. The principle owner of the brewery has filed a FOIA and is requesting a copy of all cases concerning the issue of attorney fees.

If a Petition for File in the Catch 22 case comes to this office, Carla would like someone to notify her immediately.

Chris Curtis received a letter from licensee in Tazewell requesting to hire a convicted felon as a clerk in his convenience store. Chris asked that the board review the entire file and then submit their response via a vote sheet.

Curtis Coleburn told Carla that the Chairman of the Wine Board called him on Friday, August 27, and is going to request a meeting with the Attorney General's office concerning the direct shipment case.

With no further business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 3:38 p.m.

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