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Council action is requested on the application to transfer the existing Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor Package Liquor License from S Z & R, Inc. to Hamza Petroleum LLC for Hamza Petroleum LLC (formally 24 Hiway Shell) located at 15396 East US 24 Highway. This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential zoned property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.

This application meets the requirements of the City's Alcoholic Beverage Code.
Executive Summary:

The Council approved a Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor Package License for 24 Hiway Shell in February, 2005, which was issued to S Z & R, Inc.

The applicant, Hamza Petroleum LLC, has purchased this establishment, subject to the transfer of all licenses.  The applicant is requesting Council approval to transfer the existing liquor licenses to sell intoxicating liquor by the package seven days a week. The applicant has submitted a signed affidavit indicting that this location will have alcohol sales that meet the City’s Alcoholic Beverage Code for this license type.      

Hamza Petroleum LLC, has appointed Stisha L. Burton as Managing Officer for purposes of this liquor license.  Ms. Burton is activley involved in other licenses issued by the City and by the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control. The background investigation conducted by the Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Ms. Burton revealed she does not have any violations that would disqualify her from obtaining a liquor license from the City. 

Applicable City Departments reviewed the application and the attached Inspection Report includes their comments.

Department:          Community DevelopmentContact Person:          Charlie E. Dissell

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City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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