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File #: RPT 22-076   
Section: Informational Report Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: Council Economic Development Committee
Agenda Date: 9/22/2022 Final action:
Subject: Strategic Roadmap Priority: Update to the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Staff Report, 2. Attachment II HMC Section 10-1.2750 - Alcoholic Beverage Outlets
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DATE:      September 22, 2022

 

TO:           Council Economic Development Committee

 

FROM:    Acting Development Services Director

 

SUBJECT                     

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Strategic Roadmap Priority: Update to the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance                                                             

 

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RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

 

That the Council Economic Development Committee (CEDC) reviews the report and provides feedback to City staff on the items for consideration at the September 22, 2022 CEDC meeting.

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SUMMARY

 

When the City Council adopted its Strategic Roadmap Priorities for 2022, one of the priorities identified was to have staff look into possible revisions to the City’s Alcoholic Beverage Outlets (ABO) Ordinance (Hayward Municipal Code Section 10-1.2750 <https://library.municode.com/ca/hayward/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=HACAMUCO_CH10PLZOSU_ART1ZOOR_S10-1.2750ALBEOU>) to better support existing full-service restaurants and encourage more new restaurants to open in the City. In preparation for this update, staff conducted outreach to various stakeholders to solicit input on possible amendments to the ABO Ordinance that could help address the City Council’s priority and also potentially attract an alcoholic beverage manufacturing facility having a food service component such as a brewpub to the City as well. To date, staff has received very little feedback from these outreach efforts, suggesting that the ABO Ordinance is not acting as a significant deterrent to growth in the City’s full-service restaurant industry. Nevertheless, staff has identified some potential amendments to the ABO Ordinance, which may help address the Council’s priority.

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment I                                          Staff Report

Attachment II                                          Hayward Municipal Code Section 10-1.2750