Liquor Control Commission

Meetings

Liquor Commission Hearings are scheduled on a "As Needed" basis in accordance with Sec 3-3 of the local Code of Ordinances - "Remedies for Violation". 

If a hearing is needed, it is usually scheduled on the 2nd Tuesday of a month at 4 pm in the City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor of City Hall, 1528 3rd Avenue, Rock Island.

Per this ordinance, notices of these hearings are posted and all parties are notified at least 3 days prior to the date set for the meeting. 

The meeting is open to the public. 

Commission Responsibilities


The Mayor serves as the local liquor control commissioner for the area that lies inside the corporate limits of the City and is charged with the administration of the laws of the state as they relate to licensing within the City.

The Mayor appoints people to assist him in the exercises of these powers and together they constitute the local liquor commission. As a commission, they seek to promote the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens of the City by regulation and control of the sale of alcoholic liquor.

Agendas & Minutes


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

  • Mike Thoms, Mayor 
    Liquor Commissioner
  • Liz Sherwin
    Term expires April 2021
  • Blaine McCoy 
    Term expires April 2022
  • Dennis E. Pauley 
    Deputy Liquor Commissioner
    Term expires April 2020
  • Don Mewes
    Term expires April 2020
  • John Wright
    Term expires April 2021