ORDINANCE NO. 2021-19
AMENDING SECTION 5-24-6 OF THE VILLAGE CODE AND THE NUMBER
OF CLASS A, B, C, R, E AND G LIQUOR LICENSES
 
ADOPTED BY THE
PRESIDENT AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF THE
VILLAGE OF RIVER GROVE
 
THIS 20 TH DAY OF MAY, 2021
 
Published by authority of the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois this 20th day of May, 2021.
VILLAGE OF RIVER GROVE
COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2021-19
AMENDING SECTION 5-24-6 OF THE VILLAGE CODE AND THE NUMBER
OF CLASS A, B, C, R, E AND G LIQUOR LICENSES
WHEREAS, the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois (the “Village”), is a duly organized and existing Illinois home rule municipality, and as such has the authority to determine the classifications and number of liquor licenses to be issued by the Village and its Local Liquor Control Commissioner; and
 
   WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of the Village of River Grove have been advised by the Local Liquor Control Commissioner and Office of the Deputy Clerk the modifications are necessary to the number of Class A, Class B, Class C, Class R, Class E and Class G liquor licenses under Section 5-24-6 due to changing demand within each class; and
 
   WHEREAS, the Local Liquor Control Commissioner reports that the licensing requirements have changed as follows: one (1) additional Class A; two (2) less Class B; two (2) less Class C; one (1) less Class R; one (1) less Class E; and one (1) additional Class G; and no change in demand for Class N and Class O liquor licenses; and
 
   WHEREAS, the Local Liquor Control Commissioner recommends that the Corporate Authorities implement the amendments as reported in an effort to balance the needs of the business community with the interests of public health, welfare and safety within the municipality; and
 
WHEREAS, based upon the recommendation of the Local Liquor Control Commissioner, the Corporate Authorities hereby determine that it is in the best interest of the Village to modify the various classes of liquor licenses as set forth herein.
 
   NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of River Grove, County of Cook, State of Illinois, in open meeting assembled, that:
Section 1.  The foregoing recital clauses are incorporated herein and adopted as the findings of fact by the Corporate Authorities of the Village of River Grove.
 
Section 2.  Section 5-24-6, entitled Retail Liquor Licenses; Number Limited, is hereby amended and shall hereafter read as follows:
 
5-24-6: RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSES; NUMBER LIMITED.  The number of licenses to engage in the business of retail liquor sales within each class in the Village is limited as follows:
 
Class “A” Licenses shall not exceed eight (8) per fiscal year.
Class “B” Licenses shall not exceed eleven (11) per fiscal year.
Class “C” Licenses shall not be available until further order of the board.
Class “N” Licenses shall not exceed two (2) per fiscal year.
Class “R” Licenses shall not exceed one (1) per fiscal year.
Class “E” Licenses shall not exceed one (1).
Class “G” licenses not exceed six (6) per fiscal year.
 
If any license issued under the provisions of this Chapter is revoked or is not renewed within thirty (30) days of the previous license’s expiration date, the number of licenses authorized to be issued in any class shall be decreased automatically by one for each license so revoked or not renewed in a timely manner.
Section 3. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are repealed, insofar as a conflict may exist.
 
Section 4.  This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of its passage, approval and publication as provided by law.  If any portion of this Ordinance is invalid, that portion shall be stricken from this Ordinance and the remaining portions of this Ordinance shall continue in full force and effect to the extent possible.
 
Date:   May 20, 2021.
                  ____________________________________
                  Hon. David B. Guerin, Village President
 
ATTEST ______________________________
Hon. Marjorie A. Manchen, Clerk
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2021-19   TRUSTEE   PRESENT   ABSENT      AYE     NAY 
            Bjorvik      _______   ______      ____   ____
Presented:_______________   Thomas      _________   ______      ____   ____
Passed: _________________   Obaya      _________   ______      ____   ____
Approved:_______________   Muellner   _________   ______      ____   ____
Lilly      _________   ______      ____   ____
Lantgen      _________   ______      ____   ____
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COUNTY OF COOK      )
 
CERTIFICATE
 
I, the undersigned, certify that I am the duly qualified and acting Village Clerk of the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois (the "Village"), and as such, I am the keeper of the records and files of the Village and its President and Board of Trustees.  I further certify as follows:
 
Attached to this Certificate is a true, correct and complete copy of Village of River Grove Ordinance No. 2021-19, entitled:
 
AMENDING SECTION 5-24-6 OF THE VILLAGE CODE AND THE NUMBER
OF CLASS A, B, C, R, E AND G LIQUOR LICENSES
 
This Ordinance was passed and approved by the Village's President and Board of Trustees on May 20, 2021.  A true, correct and complete copy of this Ordinance was published in pamphlet form on May 20, 2021.
 
Given under my hand and official seal at the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois, this _______ day of ___________________, 20__.
 
Honorable Marjorie A. Manchen
Village Clerk
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