(a)   Procedure. Before filing an objection to a renewal or request for revocation of a license with the Liquor Control Commission, Council shall serve the license holder, by first class mail, mailed not less than ten days prior to the hearing, with notice of the hearing, which notice shall contain the following information:
      (1)   A notice of the proposed action;
      (2)   Reasons for the proposed action;
      (3)   The date, time and place of the hearing; and
      (4)   A statement that the licensee may present evidence and testimony and confront adverse witnesses.
   Following the hearing, Council shall submit to the license holder and the Commission a written statement of its findings and determination.
   (b)   Criteria for Nonrenewal or Revocation. Council shall recommend nonrenewal or revocation of a license upon a determination by it that, based upon a preponderance of the evidence presented at the hearing, either of the following is true:
      (1)   There is a violation of any of the restrictions set forth in Section 802.02; or
      (2)   A nuisance is being maintained upon the premises.
(Res. 84-1.  Passed 2-6-84.)