Liquor Advisory Board

Regular Meetings

  • 4:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • Library Meeting Room
    405 W Main Street
    Carbondale, IL 62901

Meetings and changes to this schedule will be made in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.

Agendas & Minutes

View the Agendas and Minutes of the Carbondale Liquor Advisory Board.


  • David Cisco
  • Taylor J. Delaney
  • Anastasios Karayiannis
  • John Mills
  • Donald Monty
  • Colton Newlin (USG Representative)
  • Steve Payne
  • Mark Robinson


The Liquor Advisory Board is responsible for:

  • Making recommendations to the City Council and/or Local Liquor Control Commission regarding provisions to the Carbondale Revised Code pertaining to alcoholic liquor
  • Making recommendations to the Local Liquor Control Commission regarding license renewal applications
  • Meeting and discussing liquor license applications with applicants that request assistance from the Liquor Advisory Board
  • Monitoring liquor licensees for compliance with City and State laws
  • Performing other functions and duties as requested by the Mayor and City Council
  • Receiving and investigating liquor license complaints made by citizens and informing the Local Liquor Control Commission of all complaints which warrant further action by the Commission
  • Reviewing all liquor license renewal applications


  • One non-voting ex-officio member
  • Seven voting members, including two SIU students, appointed by the Mayor, with the consent of the Council
  • Three-year term; One-year term for SIU students

Additional Information

No voting member shall be employed by, own stock in, be a partner in, have an interest in, or own personally any business entity which has a license for the sale or distribution of liquor by retail or wholesale. However, the ex-officio (non-voting) member shall be selected from among the corporate officers, partners, or individual proprietors who hold a liquor license within the City.