Applicant: Himalayan Petro LLC
Name of business: Stop & Shop #1
Business Address: 151 W US 24 Highway
Size of establishment (includes outdoor patio space if applicable): Stop & Shop #1 operates within approximately 2,600 square foot convenience store.
Liquor License Types: Selling Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package and Sunday Sales
Types of Alcohol to be sold/served: Package liquor of all types.
History of any liquor license at this location; if a new building provides a brief update on the construction: City Council has previously denied liquor license applications for this location in 2017 and 2019. Over the years several convenience stores have occupied this space. Several business license applications have been denied for similar businesses at this site as well. The applicant attested in their application that this location will have alcohol sales that meet the City’s Alcoholic Beverage Code for this license type.
Location proximity to residential, school and church: There are no churches or schools within 300 feet of the proposed premises, however, there is residential property within that area according to the City’s mapping system. For this reason, the City Council must approve this application.
Managing Officer Information and results from background check: The proposed business is an LLC whose sole member is Prabhat Pokharel. The LLC has appointed Ms. Stisha L. Burton the Managing Officer for purposes of this liquor license. Ms. Burton serves is similar roles for several other licenses issued by the Missouri Liquor Control. The background investigation conducted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on both Mr. Pokharel and Ms. Burton revealed they both meet the requirements of the Alcoholic Beverages code. Applicable City Departments reviewed the application, and the attached Inspection Report includes their comments.