(a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the St. Louis County Board may issue one off-sale liquor license to a premises located within Sturgeon Township, with the approval of the commissioner of public safety. The fee for the license shall be fixed by the county board in an amount not to exceed $500 per year. A license issued under this paragraph shall otherwise be governed by chapter 340A.
(b) The St. Louis County Board may issue one off-sale intoxicating liquor license to a premises located in Clinton Township notwithstanding the town powers requirement of section 340A.405, subdivision 2, paragraph (b). All other requirements of chapter 340A apply to a license issued under this paragraph.