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Indiana board to vote on Dunes State Park alcohol license

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) – A northwestern Indiana board that deadlocked in June on whether to allow alcohol sales at the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion that’s being restored by a private developer will reconsider that request Thursday.

The Porter County Alcoholic Beverage Board is scheduled to vote Thursday on Pavilion Partners LLC’s application for an alcohol license.

The board deadlocked 2-2 in a June 2 vote on the application request by the company, which is restoring the park’s pavilion and plans to build a banquet center at the site on Lake Michigan’s southern shoreline.

The (Munster) Times reports  the tie vote sent the matter to the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission.

That panel voted 4-0 to send the license request back to the county board for a second public hearing and vote.