NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AND INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Swift County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing to consider adopting a social host ordinance.
The purpose of said ordinance is to discourage underage possession and consumption of alcohol, even if done within the confines of a private residence, and intends to hold persons criminally responsible who host events or gatherings where persons under 21 years of age possess or consume alcohol regardless of whether the person hosting the event or gathering supplied the alcohol.
The proposed ordinance is available for public inspection at the office of the Swift County Administrator during regular business hours.
The County Board will conduct a public hearing on the proposed ordinance in the County Board Room, Swift County Courthouse, 301 14th Street N, Benson, Minnesota on August 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.