SOUTH YARMOUTH — The Pick Board voted unanimously to mail a letter to the state Alcoholic Beverages Command Commission inquiring to correct the liquor license record for Alpha Amusement Team LLC, dba The Songs Area.
Brian Serpone is the manager of The Tunes Place, which is located on Route 28 in West Yarmouth.
Condition data experienced proven that the location had been running with out a valid liquor license this calendar year.
Pick out Board member and licensing chairman Michael Stone blamed a “complex glitch” on the license status.
The Board voted 4- to approve the annual all alcoholic basic on premises license March 10, 2020, with the condition that developing advancements be concluded. The building of a vestibule at the front door was 1 of those people conditions.
The advancements had been not done until March this 12 months.
Interim Town Administrator Robert Lawton Jr. sent a letter to the ABCC on March 10 inquiring it to update its liquor license records for The Songs Area.
Lawton wrote that Serpone “has now achieved all of his obligations and has been issued an occupancy allow. We will now issue his license for 2021 along with the Fireplace Safety Certification.”
He added in the March letter that Serpone “will be ready to renew his license in November 2021 for the 2022 license year.”
“We were trying to aid businesses in the COVID surroundings,” Stone said. “Lawton wrote a letter outlining what took place. The ABCC never indicated they experienced difficulty with it.”
Liquor licenses must be compensated for and renewed on a yearly basis. The price tag of an once-a-year all alcohol basic liquor license in Yarmouth is $2,350.
Select Board member Tracy Write-up asked if Serpone experienced taken all the methods that were required of him.
“Has he paid the town and the point out for his license?” she asked. “Did we hold the funds right until the license was issued? Does the state have a certification of insurance plan?”
City Administrator Robert Whritenour said his records indicated that Serpone was supplied the license in March but hadn’t paid for it. He said Serpone delivered a look at, and the cash had been in Whritenour’s possession.
“They are also looking to get on the listing for renewal for 2022,” Whritenour claimed.
The Pick Board voted unanimously in favor of sending a letter to the ABCC requesting a withdrawal and amendment of the 2021 renewal certification. The ABCC will make the remaining determination on the position of the license. Right up until they do, the town is keeping onto Serpone’s check, Stone stated.
Serpone will have to arrive just before the Board of Selectmen on Dec. 14 about different nalleged violations of liquor and amusement license principles at The Songs Area.
“A qualified letter went out to him very last 7 days,” Stone reported.
Serpone is also the founder of Levee Breaks Investment Team, which was sanctioned by the condition for promoting unlicensed securities and for not being registered with the state’s Securities Division, as required by Massachusetts law. LBI filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Oct. 22 leaving about 55 LBI investors anxious they will reduce their funds.