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2012: Bayside Council approves application for a liquor licence for Ricketts Point Tea House. BCS Inc. wrote to Council stating its case against a licence, which had been rejected at 2 earlier attempts below.
2007: Bayside Leader report on 2007-09-04 about the latest rejection of attempts to apply for a liquor licence, and to extend trading hours at the Ricketts Point Tea House.
2007: Bayside Council meeting adopted the recommendation of Item 4.6 below to not agree to allowing the Tea House tenant to apply for a liquor licence or extended hours.
|*||2007: The President of BCS Inc. congratulated
Bayside Council Committee on its vote on 2007-08-21 |
that the Tea House lessee should not apply for the liquor licence described below.
4.6 RICKETTS POINT TEAHOUSE –
APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR LICENSE
Moved Cr Norris Seconded Cr O’Brien,
“That Council not agree to allow the tenant of the
Ricketts Point Teahouse to apply for a liquor
licence and that Council does not agree to extend
the current trading hours.”
The MOTION was PUT and a divISION called.divISION: FOR Crs O’Brien, Wilson, Stegley, Norris & Hayes (5)
AGAINST Crs del Porto, Long, Knight & McLorinan (4) CARRIED
2007: Staff report to Bayside City
Council – Section 4.6 of the Agenda for the BCC General Committee meeting
on 2007-08-21 points to increased rental fees
for Council, and states,
Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc. opposes any breakdown in the understanding now that the Tea House would not gradually become a licensed cafe, as the above plan proposes.
Government Response to Environment Assessment Council Recommendation R37 is to incorporate in the Victorian Coastal Strategy a requirement for limited, if any, visitor facilities in Coastal Protection Zones, one of which the EAC Map A identifies as the foreshore reserve land adjacent to the Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary.
2006: Proposals for:
Have operators of the Tea House taken on the role of proponents of changes to the scale, nature, purpose and style of the Tea House rather than primarily pursuing goals that elected Councils have determined for it? Relentless expansion, this 2002 sign, and its web promotion as a Cafe, suggest that its operators promote much more than a Tea House, despite the Council sign still there in 2006.
2002: Proposal to extend the Ricketts Point Tea House by making the
upper storey larger, and adding a
1986: Proposal in 1986 to extend the new Ricketts Point Tea House, after only 6 months’ operation, was approved, but the BYO liquor licence sought was rejected by the Council.
1951: Aerial view of Beaumaris shows the original one-storey pre-war Tea House at Ricketts Point. Zoom in at 400% to see former screening trees and smaller footprint.