Beer Board

As set forth in City Ordinance 8-305, the Beer Board has the authority to regulate the selling, storing for sale, distributing for sale, and manufacturing of beer within the City of Bartlett. It further has the power to create reasonable rules and regulations for the conduct of its business and the enforcement of this chapter.

The Beer Board considers each new application to sell beer on or off-premises in the City of Bartlett. Additionally, if a permit holder violates the conditions of the permit and/or breaks a relevant state or local law regarding the sale of beer, the Beer Board will determine what civil penalty or fine, in any, will be imposed.

Board Meetings

The Beer Board will meet, as needed:
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • First Tuesday
  • Bartlett City Hall
Agendas & Minutes
Current and archived Beer Board agendas and minutes can be found here
  • Richard Davenport, Chairman
    Term Expires: December 31, 2015
  • Cordell Battles
    Term Expires: December 31, 2016
  • Lindsey Massey
    Term Expires: December 31, 2015
  • Don Todd
    Term Expires: December 31, 2016
  • Deborah Williams
    Term Expires: December 31, 2016
Rules and Regulations

Bartlett's ordinances regarding the consumption, sale, distribution, and manufacture of beer can be found here

During its April 2015 meeting, the citizen-appointed Beer Board adopted the following guidelines to use when a permit holder sells beer to a minor:
Standard vendors

First offense: 15-day suspension or $1,000 civil penalty

Second offense: 30-day suspension or $2,500 civil penalty

Third offense: Revocation of permit for one year

Offenses accumulated over the preceding three-year period.  


State-certified Responsible vendors (with current certification)

$1,000 per offense 

If vendor has two offenses within a 12-month period, the Alcoholic Beverage Commission shall revoke the permit for three years. 

For information on how to become a State-certified Responsible vendor, please click here.