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. §§ 125.26(1) and 125.51(1)(a). Such
a delegation of authority should probably be accomplished by
enacting an ordinance containing standards to guide the clerk or
other designated official. (rev. 1/20)