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ORDINANCE NUMBER 02-11 Liquor

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON TO GRANT PERMISSION TO HOLDERS OF ON-SALE WINE AND ON-SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSES WHOSE GROSS RECEIPTS ARE AT LEAST 60% ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SALE OF FOOD TO SELL INTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR (STRONG BEER) AT ON-SALE WITHOUT OBTAINING AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON DOES ORDAIN:

Section 1. City Authorized to Grant Holders of On-Sale Wine and 3.2 On-Sale Beer Licenses to Sell Strong Beer at On-Sale. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 340A.404, the Mountain Iron City Council is hereby authorized to permit holders of both on-sale wine and on-sale 3.2 percent malt liquor licenses, whose gross receipts are at least 60% attributable to the sale of food, to sell intoxicating malt liquor (strong beer) at on-sale without obtaining an additional license, with no additional fee to be charged.

Section 2. Definition of Intoxicating Malt Liquor (Strong Beer). Intoxicating malt liquor (strong beer) is any beer, ale, or other beverage made from malt by fermentation and containing more than one-half of one percent alcohol by volume or more than 3.2 percent alcohol by weight.

Section 3. Sunday Sales Permitted. Sale of on-sale wine and on-sale strong beer are permitted on Sundays, pursuant to State Law.

Section 4. Insurance Requirement. Holders of both on-sale wine and on-sale 3.2 percent malt liquor licenses, who have been granted permission to sell intoxicating malt liquor (strong beer) shall carry liability insurance as is required pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 340A, and the City of Mountain Iron City Code Chapter 114. 

Section 5. Penalties. Persons who are holders of both on-sale wine and on-sale 3.2 percent malt liquor licenses, who have been granted permission to sell intoxicating malt liquor (strong beer), who violate provisions of Minnesota Statutes 340A, and the City of City of Mountain Iron City Code Chapter 114, as may be amended from time to time, is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished as provided by law.

Section 6. Repeal of Inconsistent Ordinance. All Ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed and replaced with the provisions of this Ordinance.

Section 7. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be effective according to State Statute.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 2nd DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2011.

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Mayor Gary Skalko
Attested:

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City Administrator

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