Melesa Johnson Appointed to Kansas City Liquor Control Review Board
Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice associate Melesa Johnson has been appointed by Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James to the Kansas City Liquor Control Review Board. The Liquor Control Review Board, established under Section 10-61 of the Kansas City, Missouri Code of Ordinances, is comprised of five members and two alternates. The duties of the Board are to hear: (1) appeals for the disapproval of applications for an original license or permit or the renewal or transfer of location of an existing license, of for change of ownership or change of management or control of business; (2) cases by an eligible consenter who disputes the approval of license or permit or location of the premise purported to be used for the sale of alcoholic beverages or consumption of alcoholic beverages; and (3) cases wherein the Director seeks to suspend or revoke a license or permit. Johnson’s term on the Board runs through July 13, 2017.
Attorneys: Melesa N. Johnson