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Liquor Industry and the City (LINC)

Liquor Industry and the City (LINC) meetings are for city staff and members of the liquor community. We invite all alcohol license holders to attend.  If you have a topic you would like to discuss, please let us know.  

2021 Meeting Invitations and Notes

All meetings are scheduled at 2:00 p.m. using Microsoft Teams. 
Instructions for logging in remotely will be posted prior to each meeting.  

January 20, 2021 - 2:00 p.m.
For the first LINC meeting of 2021, we would like to have our staff available to you to discuss re-opening and any other Covid19 related business questions.  You are welcome to suggest a topic, as well.  We can prepare for it for the January meeting if we have enough time.  Or, we can schedule it for one of the future LINC meetings.

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2021 Meeting Schedule 

February 17, 2021
March 17, 2021
April 21, 2021
May 19, 2021
June 16, 2021
Jul 21, 2021
August 18, 2021
September 15, 2021
October 20, 2021
November 17, 2021

2020 Meeting Notes

December 7, 2020 - De-escalation Training: Managing the Mental Health Crisis

De-escalation Training: Managing the Mental Health Crisis  
Powerpoint Presentation
This de-escalation training will help build skills around the prevention of and intervention in mental health crisis and wellness recovery. The training will be conducted by Mark Anderson, Executive Director of the Barbara Schneider Foundation. Mark has many years experience and a history of working with law enforcement and first responders on mental health crisis response.  


• Understanding mental health crisis

• Physical safety

• Special intervention techniques

• Maintaining professional boundaries

• The whole person in crisis

• Verbal and non-verbal de-escalation tactics and strategies 

Mark Anderson is Executive Director of the Barbara Schneider Foundation, an organization named for a woman who was tragically killed by responding officers in the year 2000. She was in her own home having a mental health crisis.  The foundation works with police, jails, hospitals, social workers, educators, local government, courts and community members to improve the response to individuals who are in mental health crisis and to prevent crisis.  He was a policy aide to U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone from 1990-2002 on mental health, health care and human rights reform initiatives.  Mark has been the founding Executive Director of the Barbara Schneider Foundation since 2002. 

November 18, 2020 - Trespassing Procedures

Topic: Trespassing Procedures
Guest Speaker: Renee Allen; Crime Prevention Specialist
Renee Allen will be sharing the procedures for officially trespassing individuals from your businesses.
Best practice topics covered will be: documentation requirements, record keeping, signage, and how to train your staff on the procedures.

Trespass PowerPoint Presentation
Trespass Notification 


Call or email District Supervisor Amy Lingo at 612-673-2565.

For reasonable accommodations, or alternative formats, call or email 311. People who are deaf, or hard of hearing, can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

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Last updated Jan 13, 2021



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