Hannibal City Council to Change Liquor License Ordinance
The Hannibal City Council has started the process of changing its ordinances regarding businesses applying for liquor licenses.
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The council Tuesday night gave first reading to a revision in city statutes on the qualifications of someone wanting a liquor license.
Currently, anyone who has ever been convicted of any charge connected to the manufacture or sale of liquor cannot get a liquor license.
The revision would add a five-year look back period in considering someone applying for a license.
The proposed change comes after an appeal by Monique McPike, who was denied a liquor license for her business because she pleaded guilty to selling alcohol to a minor in 2011.
The revision will be presented for a second and final reading December 1st.