ORDINANCE NO. 859
AN ORDINANCE FOR THE CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE,
RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN A CITY PARK
The City Council of the City of Cottage Grove, Washington County, Minnesota, does hereby ordain as follows:
SECTION 1. AMENDMENT. Title 3, Chapter 3, Section 3, Intoxicating Liquor Licenses, Subsection F.1, is amended to read as follows:
F. Temporary Retail On-Sale License:
1. Conditions: Temporary Retail On-Sale License shall be issued only to a club or a charitable, religious or other nonprofit organization which has been in existence for more than three (3) years, or to a political committee registered under Minnesota Statutes Section 10A.14; provided, that the following conditions are met.
(a) Sale of intoxicating liquor is being done in connection with a social event sponsored by the licensee.
(b) The license shall be effective for not more than three (3) consecutive days.
(c) No license shall be issued for a City park, except during the strawberry festival celebration.
(d) Except to the extent not applicable by their nature, the licensee shall comply with the ordinances and state statutes relating to intoxicating liquor.
SECTION 2. AMENDMENT. Title 7, Chapter 3, Subsection 4, amended to read as follows:
7-3-4: Prohibited Acts: The following acts are prohibited:
1. Possess or consume any alcoholic beverages in any City park or open space area during any adult sports tournament held on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, or any combination of these days with the exception of except pursuant to a licensed sale occurring at a City park during the strawberry festival celebration or at the River Oaks Golf Course.
2. Possess or consume any type of alcoholic beverage in parking lot areas in all City park and open spaces.
3. Possess or consume any type of alcoholic beverages at the outdoor municipal pool and at the Cottage Grove ice arena.
SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication according to law.
Passed this 20th day of May, 2009.
Myron Bailey, Mayor
Caron M. Stransky, City Clerk
(Published in the South Washington County Bulletin on Wednesday, June 10, 2009.)