§ 13.41  PENALTIES REGARDING MINORS.
   Notwithstanding § 13.40, this section establishes uniform civil penalties for a license holder who furnishes or an to a .
   (a)   The shall impose the following civil penalties on a license holder when a license holder has admitted to furnishing or selling an to a in violation of M.S. § 340A.503, as amended, and § 13.32:
      (1)   A $1,000 fine for the first incident; or
      (2)   A $1,250 fine for a second incident occurring within five years of the date of the previous incident by the same license holder at the same .
The must provide written notice to the license holder and an opportunity for a hearing before an independent hearing officer before the imposes a civil penalty under this code. The may refer the imposition of civil penalties for a first or second violation to the City Council upon the request of the City Manager.
   (b)   The City Council shall impose the following civil penalties on a license holder when a license holder has admitted to furnishing or selling an to a in violation of M.S. § 340A.503, as amended, and § 13.32.
      (1)   A $2,000 fine for a third incident occurring within five years of the date of the previous two incidents by the same license holder at the same ; or
      (2)   A $2,000 fine and a suspension of the license for a minimum of 30 days, or in the alternative, a revocation of the license, for a fourth incident occurring within five years of the date of the previous three incidents by the same license holder at the same .  A multiple-day license suspension shall run consecutively beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the suspension period and ending at midnight on the last day of the suspension period.
The shall give the license holder written notice and the City Council shall give the license holder a public hearing before the City Council imposes a suspension or civil penalty under this section.
   (c)   If the Commissioner of Public Safety has imposed a civil penalty or a suspension against the same license holder for the same act, the city may still impose an additional penalty or suspension, provided that the total penalty or suspension does not exceed the maximum specified by state law.
(Ord. 2020-2, passed 2-24-2020)