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File #: 23-0444    Name:
Type: Written Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/29/2022 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 3/14/2023 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a License Agreement with ARP Waterfront, LLC for the use of a portion of the City Marina Plaza for outdoor dining associated with Special Use Permit #2017-0002.
Attachments: 1. 23-0444_ARP Dining License 2023-2028
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: MARCH 7, 2023

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

THROUGH: JAMES F. PARAJON, CITY MANAGER /s/

FROM: JAMES SPENGLER, DIRECTOR
RECREATION, PARKS & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

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Consideration of a License Agreement with ARP Waterfront, LLC for the use of a portion of the City Marina Plaza for outdoor dining associated with Special Use Permit #2017-0002.
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ISSUE: Consideration of a License Agreement with ARP Waterfront, LLC for the use of a portion of the City Marina Plaza for outdoor dining associated with Special Use Permit #2017-0002.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

1. Receive this report recommending a Five-Year License Agreement between the City of Alexandria and ARP Waterfront, LLC (Attachment); and

2. Schedule a public hearing for Saturday, March 18, 2023, and after the public hearing is concluded authorize the City Manager to execute the License Agreement substantially in the form attached between the City of Alexandria and ARP Waterfront, LLC.

BACKGROUND: City Council approved SUP #2013-0009 in May 2013 to operate a 150-seat restaurant and accessory market in the two retail bays at 7 King Street known as the Waterfront Market. At the same hearing, City Council approved SUP #2013-0002 which granted approval for accessory outdoor dining under Section 9.06 of the City Charter for a change of use for a portion of the City Marina, permitting the applicant's outdoor seating area.

In March 2015, City Council approved SUP #2014-0128 which permitted the expansion of the restaurant from a 3,950 square foot restaurant and market to an approximately 4,530 square foot full-service establishment. An additional 222 total seats (135 indoor seats and 67 outdoor seats at the City Marina) were also approved. The Waterfront Market operated until the winter of 2015 when it briefly closed for ...

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