Intoxicating Liquors FAQ 2

Can the municipal clerk issue picnic beer and wine licenses without action by the governing body?

Municipal governing bodies may delegate the authority to issue picnic beer and wine licenses to a municipal official such as the clerk. Wis. Stat. secs. 125.26(1) and 125.51(1)(a). Such a delegation of authority should probably be accomplished by enactment of an ordinance containing standards to guide the clerk.