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(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Chief of Police or his or her designee may temporarily suspend the after hours business license and order a temporary closure of the business in a situation involving an immediate danger to public health, safety or welfare.
(B) The Police Department shall give written notice of the temporary suspension and closure order along with a brief statement of the facts and reasons for the decision to suspend to persons who are required to comply with the order. The notice shall state that the matter of temporary suspension and closure will be heard by the City Council at the first regularly scheduled City Council meeting after expiration of five calendar days from the temporary suspension/closure. The suspension and order of closure is effective when issued and will remain effective until the City Council reviews the facts, circumstances and reasons for the temporary suspension and closure.
(C) A copy of the written notice of suspension and closure shall be sent to the City Clerk. The hearing shall be placed on the City Council agenda for the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting after expiration of five calendar days from the temporary suspension and closure.
(D) After hearing, the City Council may take any action it is authorized to take under § 115.13 and/or reinstate the after hours business license.
(Ord. 2008-13, passed 7-29-2008)