Public Forum for Liquor Licensing Concerns

WHAT: Public Forum for Liquor Licensing Concerns
WHEN: Tuesday October 20th, 2009
6pm to 8pm
WHERE: Portland Police Department – North Precinct
449 N.E. Emerson

There will be a Public Forum to answer your questions in an ongoing series of outreach meetings co-partnered by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the City of Portland. Your voice will help state and city officials understand what is most important to the community as we move forward to find solutions.

The City of Portland recognizes the unique impacts licenses may have on the surrounding community, both positive and negative. This is an opportunity to be heard and ask questions regarding what you and your city and state officials can do to ensure your livability and public safety concerns are addressed.

Who to call to address issues at licensed premises?
• What about Noise? Smoking? Litter?

How are premises licensed? What about Saturation?
• Individual vs. Location
• What are the criteria in the statute? How has this been interpreted by case law?

What can communities do to be proactive about potential concerns?
• Who are your resources?
• Good Neighbor Agreements/Partnership Agreements
• How can current regulations be changed? Processes?

Please RSVP to the Liquor License Specialist for the City of Portland
Theresa Marchetti – 503-823-3092 or

“To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities. Call 503-823-4000, or the City’s TTY at 503-823-6868, or the Oregon Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900 no less than five (5) business days prior to the event.”

Theresa Marchetti
Liquor Licensing Specialist – ONI
1221 SW 4th Ave Ste 110
Portland OR 97204
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