The governing body shall have the following powers, functions and duties with respect to retail licenses:
   (A)   To cancel, revoke or suspend for cause retail licenses to sell or dispense alcoholic liquor issued to persons for premises within it jurisdiction, subject to review as provided in Neb. RS 53-1,116;
   (B)   To enter or to authorize any law enforcement officer to enter at any time upon any premises licensed hereunder to determine whether any rules or regulations are being violated and at such time to examine the premises of such licensee;
   (C)   To receive a signed complaint from any citizen within its jurisdiction that any rules and regulations adopted by the governing body have been or are being violated and to act upon such complaints in the manner hereinafter provided;
   (D)   To receive retail license fees and pay the same forthwith after the applicant has been delivered his or her retail license to the village;
   (E)   To examine or cause to be examined any applicant or any retail licensee upon notice of cancellation or if notification has been served in the manner hereinafter provided and to examine, or cause to be examined, the books and records of any such applicant or licensee, to hear testimony and take proof for its information in the performance of its duties. For the purpose of obtaining any of the information desired, the local governing body may authorize its agent or the Village Attorney to act on its behalf; and
   (F)   To cancel or revoke on its own motion a license if it determines that the licensee has violated any of the provisions of this chapter or any valid and subsisting ordinance regulations duly acted relating to alcoholic liquors. Such order of cancellation or revocation shall be subject to appeal to the state’s Liquor Control Commission as other orders or actions of the governing body.
(Prior Code, § 10-108)
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see Neb. RS 53-134