Before the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for consideration is the Petition
of the City of San Antonio, State of Texas, for adoption of an Order.
The Commission finds:
Section 109.35, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code authorizes the governing body of a
municipality to determine that the possession of an open container or consumption of
alcoholic beverages in their central business district is a risk to the health and safety of
the citizens of the municipality.
The Commission takes judicial notice of Ordinance # 2010-04-15-0327 passed by
the City Council and approved by the Mayor of the City of San Antonio, Texas, on April
15, 2010. The ordinance documents the City of San Antonio's determination that the
possession of an open container or public consumption of alcoholic beverages in the
City's Central Business District poses a risk to the health and safety of its citizens. A
map of the Central Business District for the City of San Antonio is attached.
The petition of the City of San Antonio, Texas for an order of the Commission to
prohibit the possession of an open container or public consumption of alcoholic
beverages in the City's Central Business District poses a risk to the health and safety of
its citizens, is properly submitted, and without further consideration the petition is
No further action is required by the City of San Antonio, Texas to give this order
the force and effect of law.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED THAT:
THE POSSESSION OF AN OPEN CONTAINER OR PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IS PROHIBITED IN THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT,
THE CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, STATE OF TEXAS.
This order is issued and is effective on ~(W 2..S)
TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION
Meli .da S. Fredr!cks~ Member
San Antonio Central Business District
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