June 13, 2017
Introduced by Councilor Baker
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA AMENDING CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE II, DIVISION 3, SEC. 6-109 – HOURS AND DAYS OF SALES
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALBERT LEA ORDAINS:
Sec. 1. That Chapter 6, Article II, Division 3, Sec. 6-109 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Albert Lea, Minnesota is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 6-109. – Hours and days of sales.
a. On-Sale Hours. No sale of liquor by an on-sale licensee may be made between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on the days of Monday through Saturday, nor after 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, except as provided in City Code Section 6-111. No “on-sale” shall be made after 8:00 p.m. on December 24.
b. Off-Sale Hours. No sale of intoxicating liquor may be made by an off-sale licensee:
(1) on Sundays, except between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.;
(2) before 8:00 a.m. or after 8:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, or before 8:00 a.m. or after 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday;
(3) on Thanksgiving Day;
(4) on Christmas Day, December 25; or
(5) after 8:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, December 24.
c. Sunday Deliveries for Off-Sale. No delivery of alcohol to an off-sale licensee may be made by a wholesaler or accepted by an off-sale licensee on a Sunday. No order solicitation or merchandising may be made by a wholesaler on a Sunday.
Sec. 2. Effective Date. This law shall become effective July 1, 2017.
That the motion for the adoption of the foregoing ordinance was duly seconded by Councilor Howland, and upon a vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Councilors Murray, Baker, Howland, Olson, Rasmussen, and Mayor Rasmussen, Jr.; and the following voted against the same: Brooks
Mayor Rasmussen declared this ordinance passed.
Introduced the first time on the 22nd day of May, 2017
Introduced the second time on the 12th day of June, 2017
Mayor Vern Rasmussen, Jr.
Filed and attested to on the 13th day of June, 2017
Secretary of the Council