Local Liquor Control Commission & Tobacco Control Commissions


The Local Liquor Control Commission reviews applications and conducts investigations of people or organizations applying for liquor licenses.

The same members serve on the Tobacco Control Commission, which reviews applications and conducts investigations of businesses applying for tobacco licenses. The commission also holds public hearings on violations of the Tobacco Control Ordinance.


The Local Liquor Control Commission generally meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at City Hall. The Tobacco Control Commission meets on an on-call basis. All meetings are open to residents. You are welcome to attend, share your thoughts, or observe to see if you would like to apply for a position. For up-to-date information regarding all of the City’s Boards and Commissions meeting dates, times, and locations, please see the City Calendar.

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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Local Liquor Commission Minutes and Agendas

View Tobacco Commission Minutes and Agendas


This commission consists of 5 members. 

  • Eileen Pearse, Chair
  • Jennifer Brown
  • Mark D. Taylor
  • Shannon Whitmer

Current Vacant Positions: 1
Available Positions: 1