FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – 5 extra Michigan eating places misplaced their liquor licenses briefly over COVID-19 violations, bringing the entire to 18 this 12 months.
The Michigan Liquor Management Fee suspended licenses for Spanky’s Tavern in Battle Creek, Andiamo Italia in Warren, Polski’s Pub & Grub in Macomb County’s Clinton Township, Kal-Ho Bar in Kalkaska and Dex’s Loggers Touchdown in Luther.
The eating places are accused of permitting gatherings, offering indoor eating service, failing to implement face protecting necessities and failing to limit patrons from congregating.
All of these alleged violations are in opposition to a Michigan Division of Well being and Human Providers epidemic order in impact from Nov. 18 to Dec. 20 geared toward limiting the unfold of COVID-19 across the state.
All 5 eateries are scheduled to look earlier than a state administrative legislation decide on Friday for a listening to to find out whether or not the license suspension ought to proceed. The decide additionally could levy fines or different disciplinary motion for the 5 eating places.
The Michigan Liquor Management Fee suspended liquor licenses for two restaurants and a motel, together with The Meeting Place in Fenton in November. The Assembly Place got its liquor license back after a listening to final week.
Woodchips BBQ in Lapeer additionally had its liquor license suspended earlier this month and is awaiting a ruling on whether or not it is going to be reinstated. Different companies in Port Huron and Lansing misplaced their liquor licenses briefly.
Five other businesses in Newaygo, Fremont, Muskegon Heights, Conklin and Grand Rapids all had their liquor licenses suspended since September based mostly on violations of COVID-19 orders.
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