The Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board issued its official order on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, regarding the reinstatement of Mood Lounge's alcoholic beverage license. The order requires that the following conditions be met:
- Licensee may not use any outside promoters in any aspect of its business.
- Licensee shall undertake security training for security personnel and managers, and alcohol awareness training for all employees. New employees will be trained within 30 days of their hire, and refresher courses will be offered annually to all employees. The owner shall receive both security and alcohol awareness training.
- Licensee shall submit within 30 days, an updated Security Plan that meets the Board’s satisfaction to include the following items: (a) How the establishment will handle assaults, fights or verbal altercations that occur on or near the premises; (b) The establishment’s process for notifying MPD; (c) A detailed description of the establishment’s newly installed camera security system, regarding operability, coverage and location of cameras. This includes a requirement that video footage be recorded for 30 days and is made available within 48 hours to law enforcement and ABRA investigators; (d) Outside security procedures; (e) Patron ejection protocol; (f) Policy prohibiting patrons under the age of 21; (g) Procedures for preserving a known crime scene; and (h) Creation and maintenance of a security log.
View the order ABC Board below or at http://scr.bi/A46tu7.
Mood Lounge Reinstatement Order