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Schmiggity’s plans to pay fines to avoid liquor license suspension

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— The owners of Schimiggity’s said they have reached a deal with the city of Steamboat Springs that will prevent the night club from temporarily losing its liquor license.

In the spring, Schmiggity’s was cited by the city for serving alcohol after hours and allowing patrons to drink outside.

To answer for the two violations, Schimiggity’s owner Kim Haggarty said Wednesday the night club plans to pay the city fees that amount to 20 percent of the bar’s sales on the nights of the violations.



She said the payment will total less than $1,000.

Haggarty said the other option the city gave Schmiggity’s was to agree to a four-day suspension of its liquor license.



It made more economic sense to pay the fines and keep the license, Haggarty said.

Assistant City Attorney Jennifer Bock said last week she could not comment when asked what options the city would offer Schmiggity’s to answer for the liquor violations.

Schmiggity’s has taken several steps since the violations occurred to ensure they will not happen again. Haggarty said.

To reach Scott Franz, call 970-871-4210, email scottfranz@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @ScottFranz10


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