Ordinance No. 9 – Amendment Liquor Ordinance

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Amendment to Bellechester ordinance no 2

An Ordinance Licensing and Regulating the Sale and Consumption of Intoxicating Liquor

The Council of the Village of Bellechester does ordain that the following Sections and Subdivisions of Ordinance No 2 be amended to read as follows:

SECTION 2. License Required

Subdivision 1. No person except the wholesalers and manufacturers to the extent authorized under state license, shall directly or indirectly deal in, sell, or keep for sale any intoxicating liquor without first having received a license to do so as provided in this Ordinance. Licenses shall be of four (4) kinds: “on sale”, “off sale”, club and Special Sunday On Sale licenses.

Subdivision 5. Special on sale licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquor on Sunday shall be issued only to places as defined in Minnesota Statutes 340.07

Subdivision 14. All sales to such establishments shall be in accordance with MSA 340.14 Subdivision 5.

SECTION 4. License Fees

Subdivision 3. The annual fee for an “on sale” license shall be $1500.00. The annual fee for an “off sale” license shall be $100.00. The annual fee for a “special Sunday On Sale” shall be $50.00

SECTION 6. Persons Ineligible of License

No license shall be granted to or held by any person made ineligible for such license by state law.

SECTION 9. Restrictions on Purchase and Consumption.

Subdivision 6. Hours of Sale. No sale of intoxicating liquor shall be made after one AM on Sunday nor until eight AM (8:00 AM) on Monday except those places having “Special Sunday On Sale” Liquor licenses may serve intoxicating liquor between the hours of 12:00 noon and 12:00 midnight on Sunday. No sale of intoxicating shall be made between the of one AM (1:00 AM) and eight (8:00 PM) on the day of any State-wide election. No “on sale” shall be made between the hours of one (1:00 AM) and eight (8:00 AM) on any weekday. No “off sale” shall be made before eight (8:00 AM) on any day or after ten (10:00) o’clock PM on any day. No “off sale shall be made on New Year’s Day, January 1; Independence Day, July 4; or Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day, December 25; but on the evenings preceding such days if the sale of liquor is not otherwise prohibited on such evenings, “off sale” may be made until ten (10:00 PM except that no “off sale” shall be made on December 24 after eight (8:00) PM.

SECTION 13. Effective Date

This Ordinance as amended shall be in full force and effect from and after November 9, 1972 and its passage and publication according to law.

Passed by the council this 9th day of November 1972.

Attest: Barbara Heppelmann, Clerk Quentin J. Majerus, Mayor

Published in the Goodhue County Tribune November 16, 1972.