Liquor Advisory Board

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 1st Thursday of each month
  • Carbondale Civic Center
    200 S Illinois Avenue
    Room 103
    Carbondale, IL 62901

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

Agendas & Minutes

View 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.