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File #: 190084    Version: 0
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/29/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Motion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: ALCOHOL - REGULATION AND LICENSING, LICENSES
Attachments: 1. Agenda 5-29-19, 2. EBook 05-29-19, 3. List of Applications 05-14-19, 4. 9:00 AM, 5. 9:15 AM, 6. 9:30 AM, 7. 9:45 AM, 8. 10:00 AM, 9. 10:15 AM, 10. 10:30 AM, 11. 10:45 AM, 12. 11:15 AM, 13. 1:00 PM, 14. Committee Action, 15. 5-29-19 LC.pdf, 16. Letters after Council
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5/29/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 14 KRUSE, Bradley A, Agent for "Nonfiction LLC", Class A Liquor - Wine Only License Application for "Nonfiction Wine Company" at 800 E Potter Av. Appearing with the applicant: Allie Kruse 800 E Potter Ave stated that she and her husband are opening a speciality natural wine store. Ms. Kruse provided an email from Ald. Zielinski wishing her luck in opening the store. Ald. Coggs moved to enter in to the record the email as exhibit #1. (Prevailed 5-0) Individuals present in oppositon: Parwinder Wick 2632 S Kinnickinnic Ave stated crime will increase if there are more liquor stores in the area and he said there are enough liquor stores in the area. He added that his store started selling natural wine a month ago. Brian Domino 640 E Russell St stated he does not want more liquor stores in the area because there are already plenty. Christina Bernardini 620 E Homer St stated there are enough wine and liquor stores in the area. Jawinder 2731 S Howell St stated he does not want more liquor stores in the area. Individual also present: Ald. Zelinksi stated that he is trying to restrict the number of liquor stores in the area and is not in support based on concetration and that he has denied other new liquor stores in the area. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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5/29/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Agenda Only BENNETT, Ella, Disabled Loading Zone Permit Transfer Application - Person to Person. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) SMITH, Edna R, Disabled Loading Zone Permit Transfer Application - Change of Business Operations. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 02 CHESTNUT, Brenna B, Agent for "AB + C Automotive LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's – Retail License Application for "AB + C Automotive" at 4357 N 60TH St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 02 KWITEK, Keith M, Agent for "KMK Towing and Recovery LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Transfer Application with Change of Hours From Mon-Fri 8 AM to 5 PM, Sat 8 AM to 12 PM To Mon-Fri 9 AM to 4 PM, Sat 9 AM to 1 PM for "KMK Towing and Recovery" at 8517 W KAUL Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 02 MUGURDUMOV, David A, Agent for "DM Motorcars, INC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's – Wholesale Only License Transfer Application with Change of Hours From Opening at 11 AM to 4 PM Mon-Fri, Sat Closed To Opening Wed 2 PM to 4 PM, Fri 3 PM to 5 PM and Closed on Mon, Tues, and Thurs for "DM Motorcars, INC" at 6030 N 91st St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 DEISS, Robert A, Agent for "Argis Development LLC", Amusement Machine or Jukebox Distributors Application for "MKE Amusements" at 1859A N OAKLAND Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 EITEL, Michael J, Agent for "NOMADIC VENTURES, INC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Transfer Applications with Transfer of Stock for "NOMAD WORLD PUB" at 1401 E BRADY St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 LEINBACH, Kenneth L, Agent for "Urban Ecology Center, Inc", Public Entertainment Premises and Nonprofit Loading Zone Permit Transfer Applications with Change of Agent for "Urban Ecology Center" at 1500 E Park Pl. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 SUTRICK, Emily E, Agent for "Sutrick Family LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "Nessun Dorma" at 2778 N Weil St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 EITEL, Michael J, Agent for "Barcity Club LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications with Transfer of Stock for "Tavern At Turner Hall" at 1034 N VEL R PHILLIPS Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 EITEL, Michael J, Agent for "STEE V GEE LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Transfer Applications with Transfer of Stock for "Sportclub Nomad" at 750 N Jefferson St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 EULBERG, Brett J, Agent for "Wisconsin Avenue Jewelry and Loan LLC", Precious Metal and Gem Dealer's and Pawnbroker's License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Removing Shareholder for "Wisconsin Avenue Jewelry and Loan" at 715 W Wisconsin Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 FRICKE, Thomas S, Agent for "BL RESTAURANT OPERATIONS, LLC", Loading Zone Permit Transfer –Application with Change of Agent for "BAR LOUIE" at 1114 N WATER St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 MCLEAN, Joseph, Agent for "CENTANNI, LLC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise Application Adding Sidewalk Dining for "Gouda's Italian Deli and Bugsy's, A Back Alley Saloon" at 218 N WATER St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 MURPHY, Patrick J, Agent for "MAJOR GOOLSBY'S, INC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise Application Adding Additional Area for Sidewalk Dining for "MAJOR GOOLSBY'S" at 340 W KILBOURN Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 PRASSAS, George S, Agent for "Sweet Diner LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Loading Zone Permit Transfer Applications with Change of Agent for "Sweet Diner" at 239 E Chicago St #103. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 VARTANIAN-MIKAELIAN, Melissa N, Agent for "MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Nonprofit Loading Zone Permit Transfer Applications with Change of Agent for "MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER" at 108 E WELLS St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 WILLIAMS-SMITH, Margaret E, Agent for "MARCUS HOTELS HOSPITALITY, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications with Change of Floor Plan and Trade Name for "Saint Kate-The Arts Hotel" at 139 E KILBOURN Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 08 MARTINEZ, Manuel Secondhand Dealer's License Transfer Application with Change of Hours From Sun 11 AM to 5 PM To Closed on Sun for "Martinez Appliances" at 3911 W Greenfield Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 08 MOHAMED MOUSTAFA, Alaa A, Agent for "Sphinx Auto Sales LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's - Retail License Application for "Sphinx Auto Sales LLC" at 3402 W National Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 09 CASTANEGA, Edgar G, Agent for "Autowise MKE LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's - Retail License Transfer Application with Reorganization of Legal Entity for "Autowise MKE LLC" at 7970 N 76TH St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 10 GRAY, Stephanie M, Agent for "Service Systems Associates Inc", Class B Tavern License Transfer Application with Change of Agent for "Service Systems Associates Inc" at 10001 W BLUE MOUND Rd. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 BOENNING, Elizabeth A, Agent for "LOLA'S, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours From Sat Opening at 4 PM to Opening at 12 PM for "WALKERS PINT" at 818 S 2ND St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 REVORD, John C, Agent for "Owl Club LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications Increasing Capacity to 292 for "Boone & Crockett" at 818 S Water St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 YOUNG, Marquis A, Agent for "American Motor Group Inc", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's – Retail License Application for "American Motor Group" at 1711 W PIERCE St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 14 SORIANO, Karlos J, Agent for "Caviche, Inc.", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise Application Adding Patio for "C-Viche" at 2165 S Kinnickinnic Av Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 NANEZ PEREZ, Jesus E, Agent for "The FarmHouse Studio LLC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise Application for "The FarmHouse Paint and Sip" at 4507 S 6th St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 15 FERGUSON, John F, Agent for "A&Js #1 Auto LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's – Wholesale Only License Application for "A&Js #1 Auto LLC" at 3846 W WISCONSIN Av #200A. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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5/29/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Warning Letter GRABOWSKI, Samuel D, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) HUNT, Miracle L, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) KNOX, Alexander F, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) LIGAS, Nancy A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) MILLER, Raven A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) NEI, Garrett A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) RENTMEESTER, Olivia, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) STONE, Willie D, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) CUELLAR COYOTE, Juan R, Agent for "J CUELLAR LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "J CUELLAR". Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) DURANT, Jimmy, Agent for "T-C HomeProvement, LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "T-C Homeprovement”. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) TURNER, Cody A, Agent for "Turner's Handyman Construction LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Turner's Handyman Construction". Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 ALI, Ahmed G, Agent for "Dolgencorp, LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application "Dollar General Store # 14272" at 1300 E Locust St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 VASSALLO, John A, Agent for "ARBED, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "MO'S IRISH PUB" at 142-44 W Wisconsin Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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5/29/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL

Minutes note: The meeting adjourned at 9:32 AM Molly Kuether-Steele Staff Assistant
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5/29/20190 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper moved approval, notwithstanding the Committee recommendation, of the Extended Hours Establishment license of Harbhajan Gill, Agent for “Gill’s Gas & Food, Inc” requesting to be open 24 hours 7 days a week for “24/7 Gas & Food Mart” at 1319 W. North Av. (Prevailed 15-0)
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5/14/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: KIEBZAK, Sean T, Agent for "AAL MM, INC.", Class B Tavern - Service Bar Only, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, and 10 Theatrical Performances for "Arts At Large Cafe" at 1100 S 5th St. Ald. Jose Perez at the table - he has no objection Mr. Kiebzak said there will be a public gallery on the first floor and there will be both public and private events. Grant, by Ald. Coggs
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5/14/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: TORRES, Elizabeth L, Class B Tavern, Extended Hours Establishment, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications with 25+ Age Restriction Requesting Jukebox, Karaoke, Dancing by Performers, and Patrons Dancing and Requesting to Close Food Operations at 4 AM 7 Days a Week with Patio Closing at 10 PM Sun-Thurs and 11PM Fri-Sat, for "Love's on Tap" at 201 W MITCHELL St. Ald. Jose Perez at the table - there were no complaints on file for the previous licensee, but the office was aware there were issues. This applicant has done everything the alderman's office has requested. His office will not tolerate any loud noise. The applicant will run a bar and grill and respect the residential neighborhood. Objector: Vahid Bakhtiari- 207 W. Mitchell St. - he is the property owner right next door. - he is concerned about the potential noise with the music license. He complained about the noise to the former owner of the bar at this location. The applicant is willing to put a hold on the karaoke and the juke box so the neighbor knows she is serious about respecting the neighborhood and being a place for the neighbors. Ald. Coggs moved to hold the karaoke, juke box and the extended hours application and grant the rest.
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5/14/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ALMAADHEEDI, Khashea J, Agent for "KJ Food Mart LLC", Class A Malt License Application for "Happy Face Food Mart" at 2039 W GREENFIELD Av. This item was erroneously on the agenda. Hold to the call of the chair, by Ald. Witkowski.
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5/14/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: AL-RAMAHI, Bassam D, Agent for "Fryerz South LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Applications Requesting to Close at 2 AM Sun-Wed and to Close at 4 AM Thurs-Sat for "Fryerz" at 809 S Layton Bl. Ms. Patty Doherty - aide to Ald. Donovan at the table - Applicant not present. Three objectors present, but couldn't hear testimony as licensee not present. Hold to the call of the chair, by Ald. Witkowski. Reconsider, by Ald. Witkowski, as applicant now present. The applicant and neighbors came to an agreement in the hallway. He will close at midnight until October. Ald. Coggs moves to hold the extended hours application. Fernando Valdio- 2724 W. Piece St. - all the current businesses in the strip mall close at 10 p.m. Luis Valdio - 2607 W. Wells. - he also does not support the extended hours as there is no security and limited lighting. Pat Wallia - 923 S. Layton Blvd. - all of the other businesses in the mini-mall close at the latest at 9 p.m. Ms. Doherty said this is a fair compromise and the applicant will apply for extended hours in the fall. Grant the food dealer license and hold the extended hours application, by Ald. Coggs.
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5/14/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: MANN, Sudeep S, Agent for "PB65 INC", Class A Liquor License Application for "Orchard Food Mart" at 2201 W ORCHARD St. Ms. Patty Doherty - aide to Ald. Donovan present at the table - the alderman is fine with it as long as no neighbors are objecting and there are none. The applicant said he will have a small selection and only behind the counter. The applicant is currently selling beer for 9 years and is asking to add liquor. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: BONEN, Ryan T, Agent for "VICE MANAGEMENT INC.", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications with Change of Location, Trade Name, Agent, and Stockholder Requesting Disc Jockey and Patrons Dancing for "Bad Genie" at 787-789 N Jefferson St. He is moving Phoenix from next door and will operate Bad Genie as a cocktail club. Jodi Lemmer - aide to Ald. Bauman - he has no objections. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski.
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5/14/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: AMSBARY, JR, Joseph B, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer License Renewal Application and Weights & Measures License Transfer Application with Change of Agent for "WALGREENS #04537" at 7600 W CAPITOL DR. (Expires 6/11/2019) Atty. Noah Fiedler -present for Walgreens. Ald. Dodd is concerned about the lack of cleanliness. The site always looks very unkempt. John Schrimpf - district manager for Walgreens and he oversees this Walgreens. Grant, by Ald. Dodd
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Minutes note: CHAY, Marshall I, Agent for "Acme Enterprises LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Applications Requesting to Open Drive-Thru 24 Hours 7 Days a Week, Closing Lobby at 10 PM for "McDonald's" at 11313 W SILVER SPRING DR. This McDonald's opened about a month ago. Ald. Dodd likes the interior and the servers were kind, but it was a mixed bag of employees in terms of service. She was waiting a long time in the drive-thru and there were no customers in the store itself. She would like to see more landscaping at this site as well. The licensee said the store is 43 years old and he would like to tear it down and the parking lot as well. Grant, by Ald. Dodd.
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Minutes note: SHALHOUT, Ayser U, Agent for "Uthman LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "5 Star Grocery" at 5004 W Center St. (Expired 3/30/2019) Atty. Dan Fiorenza present for the licensee Sherman Morton - aide to Ald. Rainey present at the table - the alderman has concerns with loitering, parking and litter. He leaves the decision to the committee. Atty. Fiorenza has all of the invoices; he wasn't aware they had to be on the premises. Two objectors: Lauretta Turnbull - 2728 N. 50th St. - his sidewalk is perpetually blocked by something, ranging from a dumpster, cars and he does not clear his snow on the sidewalk and actually piles snow on his sidewalk. Ald. Lewis moved to make 6 photos provided by Ms. Turnbull part of the record as Exhibit 1. Prevailed. 5-0 The licensee said that he contacts the dumpster company about the dumpster, but he isn't getting any positive response from the company. He was not aware he couldn't sell food past his license expiration date. He does not have a provisional license. Pamela Burks - 2719 N. 50th St. - she lives right next door and she gets all the litter from his property on her property. His patrons roar onto the sidewalk and will hit someone at some point in time. He also allows another business's customers to park on the sidewalk, grass, curb, up to about 20 vehicles. She calculates his lot could hold 5 cars. One time it went a month before the dumpster was emptied. The illegally parked cars will also physically move the dumpster to wherever they wish. He has limited groceries; his biggest sales are in nachos. She has been talking to him for 4-5 years about the trash and parking. The applicant mailed in his application for renewal on April 10th. Ms. Burks doesn't want to see another vacant building, but the licensee was also aware she would be here today. Her main concern is the parking on his lot as she gets woke up every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights due to the parking noises. Hold to the call of the chair until a plan and beginning implementation of the plan can be completed by Ald. Coggs.
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Minutes note: HAASCH, Jaime L, Agent for "MEGA MARTS, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "PICK 'N SAVE #6372" at 8151 W BLUE MOUND Rd Biranna Cotton -875 E. Wisconsin Av. - Assistant Real Estate Manager for Pick 'N Save Atty. Brianna Meyer - Gimber., Reilly, Guerin and Brown Kailyn Kenney - aide to Ald. Murphy - there was no opposition to the license at a neighborhood meeting. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski
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Minutes note: ALHAJJEH, Ayman A, Agent for "Extreme Wireless & Gifts LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "Extreme Wireless" at 9110 W Brown Deer Rd. Hold by Ald. Lewis as applicant not present.
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Minutes note: HILL, Joyce, Agent for "Retox Martini Lounge LLC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise License Applications Adding 6905 W. Brown Deer Rd. for "Retox Martini Lounge" at 6901 W Brown Deer Rd. The applicant has gotten a lot of requests for banquets, wedding parties and other private parties. Ald. Lewis had some concerns, but she thinks the desired outcome will be achieved. Grant, by Ald. Lewis.
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Minutes note: ROSE, David R, Agent for "The Rose Group LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's - Wholesale Only License Application for "514 Exclusive Auto" at 9310 N 107TH St #B104. Ald. Lewis said the applicant will not be storing vehicles there. Grant, by Ald. Lewis.
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Minutes note: MANHANI, Navpreet S, Agent for "SINDHI, INC", Class A Malt & Liquor and Food Dealer License Applications for "Express Liquor" at 3833 N TEUTONIA Av. Barbara Lalani - 5217 Shadow Glen Dr., Grapevine, TX - Mr. Manhani will stay the agent and Ms. Lalani is the new owner. Ald. Coggs has met with the applicant and has no issues with the application. Grant, by Ald. Coggs.
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5/14/20190 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: NAGRA, Gurinder S, Agent for "408 W North Ave, INC.", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications Requesting to Open 24 Hours 7 Days a Week for "US Gas & Food Mart" at 408 W North Av. Ald. Coggs had issues with this gas station years ago, but improvements have been made since. It's important that this gas station be an asset to the area. Ald. Coggs questioned the applicant about his plans to prevent problems relating to littering, loitering and other issues. Grant, by Ald. Coggs.
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Minutes note: WHITEHEAD, L C, Agent for "MET HALL, INC INK", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "RET LOUNGE" at 3400 N HOLTON St. (Expires 6/18/2019) Betty Whitehead - wife of the licensee There was a police report. Per the licensee, the violence in the police report relating to the bathroom involved miscommunication and a misunderstanding. The licensee talked to both parties involved and it has been resolved. For the second item, a younger, new customer was trying to pickpocket from a senior in the establishment. It was a family involved and the female pickpocket hit a man with a bottle. The police never came into the bar and talked to the Whiteheads; they just talked to the family group outside. No neighbors present. Ald. Coggs asked what the protocol is when motorcycles are parked on the sidewalk. The establishment has 8 cameras and all staff can access the videos from the cameras. Ald. Coggs encouraged the licensee to meet with the police and also her office. She would also encourage him to call the police proactively. Grant, with a warning letter, by Ald. Coggs.
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Minutes note: ABED, Maram, Agent for "Ableen, LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Hot Spot Discount" at 2532 W Fond Du Lac Av. Dameon Ellzey - aide to Ald. Stamper at the table - Ald. Stamper is concerned with concentration of similar corner stores. He asks that this be denied. Hadad Abed - husband of the applicant. This was a vacant store and they will be running a grocery store with drinks, chips, snacks, and tobacco. They will not be selling meat or produce. Deny, based on concentration, and aldermanic testimony, by Ald. Coggs.
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Minutes note: DEISS, Robert A, Agent for "HARMEET, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "MID CITY LIQUOR" at 1935 W CENTER St. (Expires 6/15/2019) Dameon Ellzey - aide to Ald. Stamper - just wanted to ensure they are enrolled in the MARTS program Atty. Jeff Gerard The licensee completed the MARTS program. The clerk had worked selling alcohol for 11 years and never had an issue. Berthia Towns - 2853 N. 16th St. - she uses the store and likes it. Whitney Johnson - 2676 N. 22nd. St. - she also likes the store. Grant, with a warning letter, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: GHAFFAR, Imran, Agent for "R&A Group LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "786 Pantry" at 4534 W NORTH Av. (Expires 6/20/2019) Atty. James Toran - he is re-opening the matter and will enroll his client in the MARTS program. Dameon Ellzey - aide to Ald. Stamper - wanted to ensure the applicant is enrolled in MARTS. Grant, holding open item #1 in the police report, by Ald. Coggs.
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Minutes note: GILL, Harbhajan S, Agent for "Gill's Gas & Food, Inc", Extended Hours Establishments License Application Requesting to Open 24 Hours 7 Days a Week for "24/7 Gas & Food Mart" at 1319 W North Av. Dameon Ellzey - aide to Ald. Stamper - the alderman is not in support of this application. His office has gotten some complaints from constituents. Deny, based on aldermanic testimony, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: TRIGGS, Marlo A, Agent for "Dream Foods LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Dream Foods" at 3731-3733 W CENTER St. (Expires 6/5/2019) Atty. Martin Pruhs - the licensee is relatively new being in business himself; the store has no trash, graffiti or loitering or other neighbor nuisance activities. The licensee could legally possess his firearm. The building also includes an apartment upstairs, which the applicant leases to an adult son. Dameon Ellzey - aide to Ald. Stamper - the alderman was very concerned with the style of firearm owned by the licensee and the marijuana smoking by his adult son at the upstairs premises. Supporters: Rhonda Oliver - 3803 W. Center St. - goes to the store frequently as the licensee is respectful Herb Carson - 2607 N. 40th St. - that address is his mother's and he was at her house and she patronizes this store. He has a great store and great food. He's a nice person and he listens. Ricky Potts - chair for Center St. BID. Ald. Coggs moved to make the letter from the BID part of the record as Exhibit 1. Prevailed. Grant, with a warning letter, by Ald. Coggs.
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Minutes note: BAJRAMI, Besart, Agent for "Nana's Pizzeria LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Pizza Di Famiglia" at 2242 S KINNICKINNIC Av. (Expires 5/16/2019) RECESS: 11:38 A.M. RECONVENE: 11:48 A.M. Todd Peterson - aide to Ald Zielinski - he has no objections. Atty. Michael Bishop present for the applicant. All of the employees have now been paid who hadn't been paid in the past. The Dept. of Workforce Development did not object to dismissing the case. The domestic violence case is with a brother-in-law and there is no conviction on this mattter and a resolution has been offered. For the over-charging of the credit cards, there were 3 incidents of overcharging in three years and he has changed credit card services which had a glitch and he reimbursed his customers and dealt with their banks. He provided four letters from four customers who are satisified with the resolution of the matter. Ald. Witkowski moved to make four letters part of the record as Exhibit 1. Prevailed. Grant, holding open items #1-#3 in the police report, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: BUSIEK, Eric, Agent for "Nestling House, LLC", Loading Zone Permit Application for "Nestling House" at 3204 S HOWELL Av. Todd Peterson - aide to Ald Zielinski - the alderman has no objection. They operate a small day care service and use a 14-passenger bus to transport the children. A loading zone would add to safety in unloading children. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski
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Minutes note: DODSON, Charmice L, Agent for "Patton Legacy II, LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Transfer Applications with Change of Floor Plan and New Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Magic Shows, Karaoke, Poetry Readings, Patron Contests, and Comedy Acts for "Belli's Bistro & Spirits" at 3001 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Todd Peterson - aide to Ald. Zielinski - most residents don't object. Atty. Samantha Huddleston and Atty. Emil Ovbiagele present for the applicant. This is an expansion of an existing business and some entertainment is being added. The upstairs will be for entertainment and bigger parties. Grant, by Ald. Coggs.
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Minutes note: KRUSE, Bradley A, Agent for "Nonfiction LLC", Class A Liquor - Wine Only License Application for "Nonfiction Wine Company" at 800 E Potter Av. Todd Peterson - aide to Ald. Stamper - the alderman has no objection. Ali Kruse also present. They will be opening an organic, natural wine shop. Supporters: Kristine Pestapour - 2027 S. Hilbert St. Ryan Olmst - 2027 S. Hilbert St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: HARRISON, Kim E, Agent for "K & D VENTURES, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Karaoke, and 3 Amusement Machines for "Final Approach Restaurant" at 4959 S HOWELL Av. Daniel Martinz - Oak Creek The restaurant will be run as it has been for the past 25 years. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: LEWIS, Deondre M, Agent for "INFINITY MASSAGE AND BODYWORK, LLC", Massage Establishment License Application for "INFINITY MASSAGE AND BODYWORK" at 4028 S HOWELL Av. This will be medical masage, a healing center, Reiki and holistic health Miles Smesovich present with the licensee. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: PETERSON, Carol J, Agent for "THREE BLONDES, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "MAVERICKS" at 2030 W HOWARD Av. (Expires 6/6/2019) Atty. Michael Bishop present for the licensee. Todd Peterson - husband of the licensee. The Petersons live above the bar. The first two items in the police report were dismissed, but an earlier-than-normal closing time was instituted for the first time and for the second item, the police were called by the establishment. The bartender who was supposedly selling a firearm at the bar was dismissed, although he did have a gun and was dismissed for that reason. Ald. Witkowski has gotten occasional noise complaints. Grant, with a warning letter, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: SCHNEEBERG, Eric B, Agent for "13th Pour LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "13th Pour" at 3675 S 13th St. (Expires 6/3/2019) Grant, with a warning letter, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: DAVIS, Angelica M, Class D Operator's License Application. RECESS: 12:28 P.M. RECONVENE: 1:26 P.M. Grant, by Ald. Kovac. Failed. 2-2-1 (Ald. Kovac and Ald. Lewis "aye"; Ald. Coggs and Ald. Witkowski "no" and Ald. Lewis abstaining). Ald. Coggs moved to deny, based on the police report.
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Minutes note: ROBB, Charles J, Class D Operator's License Application. Deny, based on the police report, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: SHARIF, Asad, Agent for "PRIDE GROCERIES OF MILWAUKEE, LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "PRIDE FOOD" at 2101 W BROWN St. (Expires 5/29/2020) Dameon Ellzey - aide for Ald. Stamper - they have gotten complaints from neighbors about youths loitering in front of the store and he would also like the site kept cleaner than it is. The alderman is very concerned with the increased loitering during the summer time. Supporters: Lee Jackson - 2115 W. Brown - he's good to the community Sargeant Harris - 1924 N. 25th St. - he's a good person; gives people odd jobs. Drake Ward - 2115 W. Brown - he's convenient for the neighborhood and keeps it clean. The agent personally picks up litter twice a day and he does move loiterers along. He also has cameras. Shawn Iley - employee who does clean up daily. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: Agenda Only JESKE, Lynn M, Agent for "BLONDIE ENTERPRISES, LLC", Amusement Machine or Jukebox Distributors License Application for "BLONDIE ENTERPRISES" at 1953 HIGHWAY 45 N. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. WEIGEL, Michael L, Agent for "WISCONSIN P & P AMUSEMENT, INC", Amusement Machine or Jukebox Distributors License Renewal Application Removing Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "WISCONSIN P & P AMUSEMENT" at 12565 LISBON Rd. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 02 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 5700 W Capitol DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 03 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 1100 E GARFIELD Av. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 03 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 605 E LYON St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 BISESI, Laurie J, Agent for "ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER, INC", Class B Tavern and Temporary Public Entertainment Premises License Applications for "FESTA ITALIANA" at 200 N HARBOR DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 BURGOS, Ruben A, Agent for "WISCONSIN HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, INC", Class B Tavern and Temporary Public Entertainment Premises License Applications for "MEXICAN FIESTA" at 200 N HARBOR DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 1123 N Van Buren St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 FISHER, Michael B, Agent for "THIS IS IT, INC", Alcohol Permanent Extension of Premise Adding Sidewalk Dining for "THIS IS IT" at 418 E WELLS St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 KUDERSKI, Jeffrey E, Agent for "POLISH HERITAGE ALLIANCE, INC", Class B Tavern and Temporary Public Entertainment Premises License Applications for "POLISH FEST" at 200 N HARBOR DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 RADUE, Eric M, Agent for "German Fest Milwaukee, Inc", Class B Tavern and Temporary Public Entertainment Premises License Applications for "German Fest" at 200 N Harbor DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 SHAVER, Wesley G, Agent for "Milwaukee Pride Inc", Class B Tavern and Temporary Public Entertainment Premises License Applications for "Pridefest Milwaukee" at 200 N Harbor DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 WEISSGERBER, III, Hans, Agent for "HB Milwaukee Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "Old German Beer Hall" at 1009 N Old World Third St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 ZILLI, Ellen N, Agent for "Grandview Management, Inc", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Removing Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "Zilli Hospitality Group" at 1450 N Lincoln Memorial DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 04 ZILLI, Ellen N, Agent for "GRANDVIEW MANAGEMENT, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Removing Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "ZILLI HOSPITALITY GROUP" at 800 W WELLS St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 05 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 10330 W SILVER SPRING DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 06 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 401 E CAPITOL DR. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 08 MORA, Daniel, Agent for "El Jalisciense Auto Sales Inc", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application with Transfer of Stock for "El Jalisciense Auto Service" at 2624 W GREENFIELD Av. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 09 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 7401 W GOOD HOPE Rd. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 10 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 7025 W MAIN St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 10 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 8151 W BLUE MOUND Rd. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 11 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 3355 S 27th St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 13 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 3701 S 27th St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 13 HAWTHORNE, Stephen, Agent for "Barrel Proof Coffee Roasters LLC", Class B Tavern License Renewal Application with Change of Hours From Opening at 7 AM on Sat-Sun To Opening at 6 AM and From Closing at 10 PM Sun-Sat To Closing at 11:59 PM Sun-Sat for "Hawthorne Coffee Roasters" at 4177 S HOWELL Av. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 14 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 250 W HOLT Av. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski. 15 D'AMATO, Michael, Agent for "ecoATM, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's License Application for "ecoATM" at 2355 N 35TH St. Grant, by Ald. Witkowski.
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Minutes note: Warning Letter KELLY, Donovan J, Class D Operator's License Application. Grant, by Ald. Coggs. LOHER, Kyle M, Class D Operator's License Application. Grant, by Ald. Coggs. MAYFIELD, Alysia K, Class D Operator's License Application. Grant, by Ald. Coggs. PLUMERI JR., Joseph J, Class D Operator's License Application. Grant, by Ald. Coggs. RODRIGUEZ CARRION, Paola, Class D Operator's License Application. Grant, by Ald. Coggs. SALVAT, Diana E, Class D Operator's License Application. Grant, by Ald. Coggs.
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Number

180084

 

Version

Original

 

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

 

Title

Motion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Body:

The Common Council of the City of Milwaukee hereby accepts the recommendations of the Licenses Committee as contained in the listings attached to this file.

 

Drafter

CC-CC

Donald McLeod

4/15/2019