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Program Description

  Licensure, Regulation and Education

This program includes issuance of beverage alcohol licenses, inspecting, and investigating licensed facilities to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and serving as support staff and providing expert testimony at hearings for issuance, fining, suspension, or revocation of licenses. This program also encompasses community partnerships by defining issues and strategies, and monitoring efforts with various agencies, departments, civic organizations, businesses, and individuals to provide and coordinate innovative programs and measures to ensure safe and vibrant communities relative to the service and consumption of beverage alcohol.

Program Contacts

Contact Courtney Orsini of the Department of Liquor Control at 240.777.1921 or Jennifer Nordin of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2779 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Rating of licensees satisfied with Licensing Application Process (Average score on a 1-5 scale)4.74.7555
Annual alcohol compliance checks to minors (under 21)400400400400400
Rating of Licensed Businesses satisfied with ALERT Training (Average Score on a 1-5 Scale)4.74.7555

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved19398639.39
Decrease Cost: Operating Expenses-200000.00
Decrease Cost: Lapse Program Specialist I Position-783010.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-222501.00
FY19 Recommended181931210.39