Section 4-105 Suspension and revocation of server certificates.

    (a)    The director may suspend or revoke the server certificate of any certificate holder who violates any of the laws pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages or who has made any false, misleading or fraudulent statement in the certificate application.

    (b)    The director shall suspend or revoke the server certificate by sending notice of the suspension or revocation to the certificate holder by first class mail or by personal service on the certificate holder.  Mailed notice shall be presumed received three (3) days after it is mailed. The notice shall contain:

    (1)    A statement of the grounds for the suspension or revocation.

    (2)    The effective date of the suspension or revocation, which shall be at least ten (10) days after the notice is received.

    (3)    In the case of a suspension, the length of the suspension.

    (4)    Instructions on how to appeal the suspension or revocation.

    (c)    The certificate holder may appeal the suspension or revocation by requesting a hearing before the liquor license review board.  The appeal must be in writing, addressed to the director and received by the director within ten (10) days after the notice of suspension or revocation was received.  Receipt of an appeal by the director shall not automatically stay enforcement of the suspension or revocation.

    (d)    After receipt of an appeal, the director shall schedule a hearing before the liquor license review board.  At least ten (10) days written notice of the hearing shall be given to the certificate holder.  Notice shall be given in the same manner as the notices of suspension or revocation.

    (e)    The liquor license review board shall conduct the hearing and enter a decision in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 536 RSMo. for contested cases.

    (f)    The certificate holder may appeal an adverse decision of the liquor license review board to the circuit court of Boone County in accordance with Chapter 536 RSMo.

(Ord. No. 21513, § 1, 11-19-12)

(Ord. 21513, Added, 11/19/2012)