Monday, November 26, 2012

Off-sale of beer and wine: Have your say

7-11 is moving in to the old Fairmart location at Bird and Virginia and several neighbors have raised issues about the potential expansion of alcohol sales at that location due to close proximity of schools, parks, the community center, and the nearby trail.

We encourage you to have your say in two ways:
  1. Participate in the community meeting on Dec. 3
  2. Call or email your City of San Jose representative now.
If you are in District 3, your representative is Sam Liccardo (Phone: 408-535-4903, Email: If you are in District 6, your representativeis Pierluigi Oliverio (Phone: 408-535-4906, Email:

If you need help understanding what district you are in, here is District 3, in the yellow area:

And here is District 6, in the pink area:

Here are details about the upcoming community meeting:

What: Community Meeting with City of San Jose planning department re: "Conditional Use Permit to allow 24-hour use and off-sale of beer and wine for a 7-Eleven convenience store to replace previously existing Fairmart Market at 601 Bird Ave."
Date: Monday Dec 3rd
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Location: Gardner Community Center Multi-Purpose Room, 520 West Virginia Street

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