ORDINANCE 2020 - 1081
WHEREAS, the Village of Wadsworth (“ Village ”) is a non-home rule municipality located in Lake County, Illinois; and
WHEREAS, the Village desires to amend the provisions of the Wadsworth Village Code governing background checks on applicants for liquor licenses; and
WHEREAS, the Village President and Board of Trustees find that it is in the best interests of the Village and its residents to amend the Wadsworth Village Code in accordance with this Ordinance.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Village President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Wadsworth, Lake County, Illinois as follows:
   SECTION 1RECITALS . The recitals set forth above are incorporated into this Section 1 as if fully set forth herein.
   SECTION 2 :   AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3-1-3 OF THE VILLAGE CODE . That Section 3-1-3(D), “Application for License” of Chapter 1, “Liquor Control,” of Title 3 of the Wadsworth Village Code, entitled “Business and License Regulations” shall be amended as follows (deletions in strikethrough, additions in bold and underline):
“D.  Application For License: Written application for a liquor license hereunder verified by oath or affidavit; signed by the applicant, if an individual; or by the duly authorized agent thereof, if a club or corporation; when any applicant for a liquor license is a corporation, said application shall be signed by the president and secretary thereof; and should the applicant be a partnership, then each and every member of the partnership (including a silent partner, if any) shall sign such application; said application shall be made to the LLCC, and shall include all information required by the LLCC, including, but not limited to, the following information and statements
   1.    Name, Age, Address, Social Security Number: The name, age, last three (3) residence    addresses and social security number of the applicant. In the case of a partnership, the    application must contain the names, ages, last three (3) residence addresses and social    security number of each partner. If a corporate license is sought, the application must    contain the name of the corporation, the date of incorporation, the articles of incorporation,    the names and addresses and social security numbers of all officers and directors. If a    majority of the stock of such corporation is owned by one person, or his nominee, the    name, address and social security number of each such person shall be set forth in the    application. All applicants shall furnish a photocopy of their state   issued driver's license    or identification card (front and back).
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   11.   Certificate Of Good Standing: For license renewals, a certificate of good standing    issued by the    Illinois secretary of state's office.
   12. Fingerprinting And Complete Criminal Check: The applicant(s), and in the case of a    corporation, all officers and persons owning in the aggregate more than five percent    (5%) of the stock of the corporate applicant, may be required by the LLCC to beshall    be fingerprinted and have a complete criminal check performed by the sheriff of Lake    County. The LLCC may also require the manager(s) of an applicant to be    fingerprinted and undergo a background check . The LLCC shall collect a fee from the    applicant and forward same to the Illinois department of state police, bureau of    identification to pay for the costs associated with the processing of fingerprints by the    bureau.
   13. Health Department Certificate: The applicant, or applicants, shall present a valid    certificate from the Lake County health department.
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   SECTION 3:   All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent and only to the extent they are in conflict herewith.
   SECTION 4:   This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval as provided by law.
Passed by the Corporate Authorities on March 3, 2020, on a roll call vote as follows:
AYES:    Corder, Dolan, Hansen, Harvey, Hayden, Jacobs   
NAYES:    None   
ABSTAIN:    None
ABSENT:    None
Approved by the Village President on March 3, 2020
Glenn Ryback, Village President
Evelyn Hoselton, Village Clerk
Published in pamphlet form by the authority of the Village of Wadsworth Board of Trustees on March 3, 2020
Evelyn Hoselton, Village Clerk