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(A) The City Council may suspend or revoke a license issued pursuant to this chapter for:
(1) A violation of fraud, misrepresentation, or false statement contained in a license application or made in the course of carrying on the licensed business; any violation of state law or city ordinances;
(2) A criminal conviction of a licensee, a partner in the case of the licensee being a partnership, or an officer in the case of the licensee being a corporation, that is directly related to the business licensed as defined by M.S. § 364.03, Subd. 2, provided that the person so convicted cannot show competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to perform the duties of the licensed business as defined by M.S. § 364.03, Subd. 3; or
(3) Conducting the licensed business in an unlawful manner or in such a manner as to constitute a breach of the peace or to constitute a menace to the health, safety, or general welfare of the community.
(B) A license suspension or revocation by the City Council shall be preceded by a written notice to the licensee and the opportunity for a hearing. The notice shall give at least eight days notice of the time and place of the hearing and shall state the nature of the allegations against the licensee. The notice shall be mailed by regular mail to the address of the licensed premises.
(Ord. 937, passed 7-8-02)