Kim Reynolds, Governor
Adam Gregg, Lt. Governor
Stephen Larson, Administrator

Hearing Complaint Filed for Violations of Governor’s Proclamation

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

(ANKENY) – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) announced today that it has filed a hearing complaint on a Guthrie County business for violations of Governor Reynolds’ emergency public health disaster proclamation. 

A hearing complaint has been filed on the following establishment:

Pine Room in Guthrie Center On or about November 21, the licensee failed to comply with the Governor’s November 16 Proclamation of Disaster Emergency by: failing to ensure at least six feet of physical distance between each group or individual dining or drinking alone; failing to limit patrons from congregating together closer than six feet; failing to ensure that all patrons were seated at a table or booth while consuming their food or beverages; failing to ensure that all customers were wearing a mask or face covering when not seated at a properly distanced booth or table; failing to ensure all employees who interact with customers were wearing a mask or face covering; and/or failing to implement reasonable measures for increased hygiene practices.

The licensee faces a civil penalty for their violations and has the right to a hearing.

The hearing complaint can be viewed at

ABD continues to actively enforce compliance with Governor Reynolds' emergency public health disaster proclamation. Any licensed establishment in violation of the governor’s proclamation will be held accountable and risk a fine, suspension or revocation of its license.

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