11 West 17th St., New York, New York, Bar 17 Inc. APPLICATION FOR A NEW ON-PREMISES LIQUOR LICENSE.
At the regularly scheduled monthly Community Board Five meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2022, the following resolution passed with a vote of 30 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:
WHEREAS, BAR 17 INC. (the “Applicant”), has notified Community Board Five of its intention to file an application for a new on-premises liquor license for the restaurant located at 11 West 17th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues), New York, New York 10011 (the “Premises”); and
WHEREAS, The Premises consists of approximately 2,000 square feet of indoor finished space on the ground floor and basement levels, and with capacity of up to 97 persons; and
WHEREAS, The Premises will be operated exclusively as an eating and drinking establishment, with a kitchen offering food service prepared on Premises; and
WHEREAS, The Premises will include one (1) patron bar and zero (0) service bars; and
WHEREAS, Applicant has agreed that Applicant shall:
WHEREAS, Should Applicant ever contemplate a transfer of its interest in the operation at the Premises (“transfer” being deemed to include a change in control of an entity or the transfer of a majority interest in an entity), Applicant shall notify CB5 before such transfer is made and shall require any transferee to agree to the conditions and stipulations contained herein; and
WHEREAS, Should Tamer Mahmoud ever contemplate a transfer of his interest in Applicant so that he does not have a controlling management interest in Applicant (“transfer” being deemed to include a change in control of an entity or the transfer of a majority interest in an entity), notice shall be given to CB5 before such transfer is made and any transferee shall be required to agree to the conditions and stipulations contained herein; and
WHEREAS, Members of the public appeared and commented regarding this application and the comments and concerns of the community were taken into consideration in negotiating these conditions and stipulations; and
WHEREAS, these agreements, stipulations and conditions will be incorporated into the Method of Operation as part of the liquor license alteration application submitted by Applicant to the New York State Liquor Authority, a copy of which shall be simultaneously submitted to CB5, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application by BAR 17 INC. for a new on-premises liquor license for the restaurant located at 11 West 17th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues), New York, New York 10011, unless the above conditions are adhered to and are incorporated into the method of operation of the State Liquor Authority application.