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VILLAGE OF BEECHER, WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS
ORDINANCE NO. _____
WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of the Village of Beecher, Will County, Illinois, have been advised that it is necessary to amend the Village Code concerning the number of Liquor Class A Licenses available in the community;
WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of this Village of Beecher, Will County, Illinois, have reviewed the text provisions of the Village Code concerning Liquor Class A Licenses; and
WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of this Village of Beecher, Will County, Illinois, having reviewed the Village Code provisions, as amended from time to time, pertaining to Liquor Class A Licenses, now concur that it is advisable, necessary, and in the best interests of the residents of the Village of Beecher that Section 3-9-6 of the Village Code be amended.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BEECHER, WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION ONE: That subsection (A) of Section 6 entitled “CLASSIFICATION FEES; NUMBER” of Chapter 9 entitled “LIQUOR” of Title 3 entitled “BUSINESS REGULATIONS” of the Village Code of the Village of Beecher, be, and the same is hereby amended to read and provide as follows, namely:
3-9-6: CLASSIFICATION FEES; NUMBER:
“(A) Class A licenses, which shall authorize the retail sale on the premises specified of alcoholic liquor for consumption on the premises as well as other retail sales of such liquor. The annual fee for such license shall be one thousand dollars ($1,000.00). The number of class A licenses shall be limited to one for every six hundred twenty (620) inhabitants of the Village.”
SECTION TWO: That all existing Ordinances and Village Code provisions, or parts thereof, in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance, are hereby deemed null, void, and of no legal effect, and are specifically repealed.
SECTION THREE: If any section, clause, provision or portion of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect any other section, clause, provision or portion of this Ordinance, and this Village Board hereby expressly acknowledges that it would have enacted this Ordinance even with the invalid portion deleted.
SECTION FOUR: That this Ordinance shall be in effect immediately after its passage by the Village Board, its approval by the President and its publication as required by law.
PASSED and APPROVED this ___ day of ____________, 2020.
Greg Szymanski, Village President
Janett Conner, Village Clerk