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Alcohol License Advisory Committee

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The Alcohol License Advisory Committee is composed of five people including one City Councilmember. The purpose of the committee is to advise the Council on applications for liquor and related licenses by reviewing all alcohol license applications, renewals, and amendments; and by providing a research source for drafting alcohol related ordinances and policies.

Desirable Characteristics and Qualifications for Committee Members (per staff liaison)

  • Knowledge of Chapter 125 of the Wisconsin Statutes
  • Ability to make decisions in a fair and impartial manner
Number of Members  6 Members:
Councilmember (1)
Citizen Members (4)
Public Member from liquor industry (1)

Mark Bumpus

Charles Hayes

Justin Henry

Kevin Riley, Industry Representative

Paul Williams, Councilmember

Julie Strunz, Alternate

Term of Office Council Member (1 year)
Citizen Members (3 years)
Commencement of Term First Monday of May each year 
Appointment by Whom
  • Council Member by Council President
  • Citizen Members by Council President
  • The Council President will take into consideration  the recommendations of the Advisory  Committee on Appointments when appointing
    citizen members to this committee.
Approval or Confirmation by Common Council
Residency Requirements of Citizen Members Council Policy 66A requires residency of members. 
Duties and Responsibilities Advise and make recommendations to City  Manager and City Council on licensing policy  and granting of licenses (CPS No. 66A).
To What Authority Do They Report Through City Manager to City Council
When Meetings are Held First Tuesday of Month
Who Calls Meetings Chairperson
Responsibility for Minutes Clerk's Office Secretary
Location of Filed Minutes Clerk-Treasurer's Office

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