(a) The City Council shall conduct a public hearing on the license application within a reasonable period following receipt of the ’s report and recommendation regarding the application.
(b) The shall publish notice of the hearing in the official newspaper of the city at least ten days before the public hearing. The notice must include the day, time, and place of the hearing; the name of the applicant; the business address; the premises where the alcohol beverages will be sold; and the type of license which is sought. At the hearing, any shall have the opportunity to speak for or against the granting of the license. The City Council may hold additional hearings on the application if it deems it necessary. After a hearing, the City Council may, in its discretion, grant or deny the application. No license applicant has a right to have the license granted.
(c) special event licenses. The is not required to publish notice of the hearing in the official newspaper of the city for special event licenses. After a hearing, the City Council shall, in its discretion, grant, deny, revoke, or suspend an special event license. No license applicant has a right to have the license granted.
(d) construction. If a license is granted for a location where a building is under construction or not ready for occupancy, the license shall not be delivered to the license holder until the city has approved the building for occupancy.
(Ord. 2020-2, passed 2-24-2020)