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File #: 191979    Version: 0
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/7/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Motion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. post-Council letters, 2. LI Recommendations & Findings, 3. LI Written Objections, 4. post-Committee letters 6-23-20, 5. Agenda 7-6-20, 6. 9:00 AM 7-6-20, 7. 9:10 AM 7-6-20, 8. 9:25 AM 7-6-20, 9. 9:40 AM 7-6-20, 10. 9:50 AM 7-6-20, 11. 10:05 AM 7-6-20, 12. 10:15 AM 7-6-20, 13. 10:30 AM 7-6-20, 14. 10:40 AM 7-6-20, 15. Agenda 6-23-20, 16. 9:00 AM 6-23-20, 17. 9:30 AM 6-23-20, 18. 10:00 AM 6-23-20, 19. 10:15 AM 6-23-20, 20. 10:30 AM 6-23-20, 21. 10:45 AM 6-23-20, 22. 11:00 AM 6-23-20, 23. 11:15 AM 6-23-20, 24. 11:30 AM 6-23-20, 25. 11:40 AM 6-23-20, 26. 11:50 AM 6-23-20, 27. 1:00 PM 6-23-20, 28. 1:20 PM 6-23-20, 29. 1:35 PM 6-23-20, 30. 2:30 PM 6-23-20, 31. 3:15 PM 6-23-20, 32. 3:30 PM 6-23-20, 33. Agenda 6-18-20, 34. 9:00 AM 6-18-20, 35. 9:15 AM 6-18-20, 36. 9:30 AM 6-18-20, 37. 9:50 AM 6-18-20, 38. 10:00 AM 6-18-20, 39. 10:10 AM 6-18-20, 40. 10:30 AM 6-18-20, 41. 10:50 AM 6-18-20, 42. 11:15 AM 6-18-20, 43. 11:30 AM 6-18-20, 44. 12:10 PM 6-18-20, 45. 12:20 PM 6-18-20, 46. 1:00 PM 6-18-20, 47. 1:20 PM 6-18-20, 48. 1:50 PM 6-18-20, 49. 2:30 PM 6-18-20, 50. 2:45 PM 6-18-20, 51. 3:15 PM 6-18-20, 52. 7-7-20 LC.pdf, 53. 7-7-20 LC.pdf
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7/7/20200 COMMON COUNCIL APPROVED

Minutes note: Included in the file are the following recommendations: Nonrenewal, based upon the police report and police and aldermanic testimony of the Class A Malt and Food Dealer licenses for Sharif Asad for the premises located at 2101 W Brown St (“Pride Food”) in the 15th aldermanic district. (written objections have been filed) Nonrenewal, based upon the police report and police and aldermanic testimony of the Class A Malt and Food Dealer licenses for Sukhdev Singh for the premises located at 2401 N 21st St (“Lucky Sam Food Mart”) in the 15th aldermanic district. (written objections have been filed) All members indicated they had read the report. Atty. Obviagele for Sharif Asad Atty. Michael Maistelman and Vince Bobot present for Sukhdev Singh Ald. Coggs moved that the Council convene into a Committee of the Whole. There were no objections. Ald. Coggs moved that the Committee rise. There were no objections. Ald. Stamper moved to hold in Council the application of Mr. Singh for 2401 N. 21st St. in Council. There were no objections.
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7/6/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 06 THAN, Thuy T, Agent for "Tran's Automotive Repair LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Removing and/or Recycling Waste Tires for "Tran's Automotive Repair" at 3919 N MARTIN L KING JR DR. The applicant stated they received training about illegal dumping of tires and they have a company that picks up and disposes of their tires. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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7/6/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 04 QETAIRI, Abdalmajid, Agent for "In & Out Pantry LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "In & Out Pantry LLC" at 701 W Wisconsin Av. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Bob Myrof stated the employee who sold the tobacco a minor was fired. He added that he is in agreement with Ald. Bauman's requests. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated there is a store at 600 W Wisconsin Ave and 700 W Wisconsin Ave, who both have liquor licenses. He added that there have been issues in this area. He stated that the applicant told him he would be buying the store across the street and surrendering that liquor license. He added that miniature containers of liquor guaranty loitering and he would like to limit the sale to large containers. He stated that he would like the application to be held for an amended plan of operation and an agreement regarding purchasing the store across the street. Individuals present in support: Rodney Mitchell 701 W Wisconsin Ave #3 stated this is a well run store and there is no loitering. Joseph Eichstead 711 W Wisconsin Ave #1 stated this is a well run store. Colin Landers 2440 W Wisconsin Ave #722 stated he has been going to the store for a long time and it's close to the Marquette campus. Evan Windemeyer 711 W Wisconsin Ave #12 stated he shops at the premises for groceries. Lakeisha Gordon 711 W Wisconsin Ave #2 stated she goes to the store almost every day and everyone is really nice. Zach Drury 700 W Michigan St stated he goes to the store daily and everyone is friendly. Amir Amani 700 W Wisconsin Ave stated he's been struggling and now he will close his store by November. Parker Cristan 711 W Wisconsin Ave stated the business is an asset to the building and he agrees with the previous speakers. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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7/6/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 02 PEREGOY, Jason, Agent for "Moran Foods, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor-Beer and Wine Only License Application for "Save-A-Lot #8013" at 4821 N 76th St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. John Guest Individual also present: Arlisia McHenry 2nd District Executive Assistant stated Pres. Johnson is in support and the applicant has done a lot of work such as only selling beer and wine and purchasing shopping carts with locked wheels. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 KRESS, Richard W, Agent for "Nite Stop ParkingLLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Nite Stop Parking LLC" at 10512 W GLENBROOK Ct. The applicant stated the cars will be on his property. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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7/6/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 09 LEWIS, Kamesha C, Agent for "Tk's Smok'n Smoke House, LLC", Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Applications for "Tk's Smok'n Smoke House" at 7330 N 76TH St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Chris Hayden Ald. Lewis stated she wants to meet with the applicant because they were operating without a license. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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7/6/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 09 LOCKETT, Kirby L, Agent for "ON THE MILL CO.", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Boxing for "On The Mill Co" at 5132 W Mill Rd. The applicant was present. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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7/6/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 09 SINGH, Satwinder, Agent for "MILWAUKEE BANQUET LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Bands, Magic Shows, Karaoke, Poetry Readings, Patron Contests, Comedy Acts, Dancing by Performers, Patrons Dancing, 5 Amusement Machines, 2 Concerts, 1 Theatrical Performance, and Motion Pictures for "Indian Pub and Dining" at 8603 W Brown Deer Rd. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Ajit S Walia Ald. Lewis moved to amend the public entertainment premises application to remove dancing by performers and theatrical performances. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 MONTEMAYOR, Roberto, Agent for "MM PLAZA, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Monterrey Market Plaza" at 3920 S 27TH St. The applicant stated he has a landscaping plan for the parking lot. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he is in support. Ald. Dodd moved to amend the application to include a landscape plan submitted and executed by the spring. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 JOHNSON-WILLIAMS, Tina L, Agent for "Jo-Will, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Comedy Acts, Poetry Readings, Karaoke, and Patrons Dancing for "Savoy's" at 2901 N 5TH St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Kenyatta Riley Individual present in support: TW Prescott 2908 N 5th St stated she has no objections. Ald. Coggs stated she is in support. Ald. Coggs moved to amend the public entertainment premises application to remove comedy acts and patrons dancing. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only CATALDO, Jeno J, Agent for "JL NOVELTY LLC", Amusement Machine or Jukebox Distributors License Application for "JL NOVELTY LLC" at 7324 N Crossway. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 01 HARRELL, Alexander F, Agent for "Off the 10 Customs LLC", Waiver Request - Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Off the 10 Customs LLC" at 3406 W VILLARD Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 02 BONDS, Dashawn T, Agent for "Bonded Enterprises, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's – Wholesale Only License Application for "Bonded Motors" at 5401 N 76TH St #100A. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 JOHNSON, Sara JEAN, Agent for "Lakes Venture LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Fresh Thyme Farmers Market" at 470 E Pleasant St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 LEVIN, Robert M, Agent for "Za Man, LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Pizza Man" at 2595-97 N Downer Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 METCALFE, Suzzette R, Agent for "METCALFE RESTAURANT, INC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise and Sidewalk Dining Facility Permit Applications for "The Pasta Tree Restaurant & Wine Bar" at 1503 N FARWELL Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 RANDHAWA, Karandeep S, Agent for "Mari Corp", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Transfer Applications with Change of Agent and Adding and Removing Shareholders for "Merge" at 1932 E KENILWORTH Pl. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 TODD, Bradley H, Agent for "Stubby's Gastrogrub LLC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise License Application Adding Rooftop Patio for "Stubby's Gastrogrub & Beer Bar" at 2060 N HUMBOLDT Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 WARSH, Teresa A, Agent for "Hampshire Foods, Inc", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise License Application Adding Parklet for "Sala" at 2611-13 E Hampshire St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 ARMSTRONG, David R, Agent for "PABST THEATER CONCESSIONS, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "THE PABST THEATER" at 144 E WELLS St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 BUCKLEY, Michael V, Agent for "BUCKLEY'S KISKEAM INN, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "Buckley's" at 801-09 N CASS St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 HUGHES, James C, Agent for "MILWAUKEE BREWING COMPANY", Public Entertainment Premises and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications Removing Shareholder for "MILWAUKEE ALE HOUSE" at 233 N WATER St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 LEVIN, Robert M, Agent for "Bull & A Boy LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Removing Shareholder for "Glass + Griddle" at 1130 N 9TH St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 LUTZ, Mark S, Agent for "WA Cheese & Sausage Shoppe, Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications Removing Shareholder for "WA Cheese & Sausage Shoppe" at 400 N WATER St #24. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 MICHAEL, Matthew F, Agent for "MILWAUKEE YACHT CLUB", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Additional Site (Food), Public Entertainment Premises, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "MILWAUKEE YACHT CLUB" at 1700 N LINCOLN MEMORIAL DR. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 MURPHY, Patrick J, Agent for "MAJOR GOOLSBY'S, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk License Renewal Applications Adding Shareholder for "MAJOR GOOLSBY'S" at 340 W KILBOURN Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 06 LALANI, Navroze ALI, Agent for "SINDHI, INC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Express Liquor" at 3833 N TEUTONIA Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 07 SPIGEL, Jonathan, Agent for "Alter Trading Corporation", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Alter Metal Recycling" at 3100 W Concordia Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 07 SPIGEL, Jonathan, Agent for "Alter Trading Corporation", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Alter Metal Recycling" at 3232 W FOND DU LAC Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 10 SCHIRO, Anthony G, Agent for "Charles E Fromage LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Charles E Fromage" at 5811 W Vliet St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 10 SMITH, Christy A, Agent for "Daplus Automotive Group, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Daplus Automotive Group, LLC" at 5905 W North Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 REVORD, John C, Agent for "Owl Club LLC", Waiver Request - Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications to Increase Capacity for "Boone & Crockett" at 818 S Water St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 CAMPBELL, Nicole M, Agent for "Walgreen Co", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Walgreens #2911" at 6292 S 27th St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 14 BACHHUBER, Ross M, Agent for "RADBAT LLC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise and Sidewalk Dining License Applications for "Odd Duck" at 2352-54 S Kinnickinnic Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 15 TAYLOR, Ralph M, Agent for "Best Way Auto LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Transfer Application with Reorganization of Legal Entity for "Best Way Auto LLC" at 3814 W Center St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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7/6/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Warning Letter DANIEL, Sarah K, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) GLOWACZ, Caroline B, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) HUBER, Cassi L, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) BUTZE, Anthony D Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "ADB Construction" at 4451 N 99th St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 MALONE, Joshua L, Agent for "J & S Malone, LLC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "Malone's on Brady" at 1329 E BRADY St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 SINGH, Davinder, Agent for "RK Liquor Inc", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "State Beer Liquor" at 2537 W State St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 07 CHEEMA, Jagjit S, Agent for "KAPUL, LTD", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "CHOICE LIQUOR" at 4770 N HOPKINS St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 07 SMITH, Eugene F, Agent for "IN AETERNUM, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "GENE BAR & GRILL" at 3910 W FOND DU LAC Av. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 14 DOAR, Holly C, Agent for "BLACKBIRD BAR, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "BLACKBIRD BAR" at 3007 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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6/23/20200 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 03 VITUCCI, Julie A, Agent for "VITUCCI'S, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "VITUCCI'S COCKTAIL LOUNGE" at 1832 E NORTH Av. (Expires 7/8/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Kendrick Yandell stated there haven't been any serious incidents since the last committee hearing. He added that the contaminated bottles had fruit flies and they were emptied and defaced. He stated that the patron was denied entry because she was intoxicated. He added that Angelo Vitucci is no longer involved in the business. He stated that the applicant is aware of the noise complaints and they will keep the doors closed at all times. Ald. Kovac stated he received complaints about litter and noise. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report, holding open #3 and 7. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 09 FAROOQUI, Faisal A, Agent for "STFR Investment LLC", Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "BP Gas Station" at 9026 W Brown Deer Rd. (Expired 4/15/2020) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 ARORA, Gurmeet S, Agent for "Arora Pantry Inc", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "Quick Pick Food Mart" at 3332 W Lincoln Av. The applicant stated the liquor will be behind the counter in small sizes. Individual also present: Ald. Zamarripa stated that she is in support. She added that the store offers a comprehensive list of items from milk to hair care products. Individual present in opposition: Mark Schmidt 3327 W Lincoln Ave stated violence has taken place across the street and there was a shooting inside the store years back. He added that he doesn't want drunk people to come and buy more liquor. Individuals present in support: Maria Gomes 3318 W Arthur Ave stated store is a great asset to the community and she does all of her shopping there. Jake Ellis 2903 S 34th St stated he is in support. Nicole Zabde 2156 S 33rd St stated she is in support and she would like to buy liquor at the store. Adrian Cervantes 2206 S 35th St stated he is in support and this premises is the closest to his house because he doesn't drive. Dwayne Walker 3304 S 33rd St stated he is in support. He added that the neighborhood has gotten better. Enrique Villasenor 3532 W Lincoln Ave stated he is in support and it's a nice neighborhood with a clean store. Robert Ellis 3238 S 34th St stated it's a nice store and he is in support. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 POYTINGER, Marla R, Agent for "The North/South Club, Inc", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Entertainment Adding Disc Jockey and Bands and Permanent Extension of Premises and Sidewalk Dining License Applications for "North South Club" at 175 S Water St. (Expired 5/31/2020) The applicant stated she could close the garage doors at 8 PM when there is live music. She added that the sidewalk cafe will close at the same time as the garage doors. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he spoke with the applicant and they will keep the garage doors closed for live music. He added that the execution of the plan of operation will satisfy the neighbors and he has no objections. Individuals present in opposition: Patricia Stevens 235 E Pittsburgh Ave #504 stated she wants the garage doors closed for live music. Elizabeth Pancratz 235 E Pittsburgh Ave #411 stated she is concerned about the noise from the live music. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 JONAS, Paul U, Agent for "U.C. Jonas Inc", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Entertainment Adding Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Disc Jockey, Patrons Dancing, 2 Amusement Machines, and 2 Concerts for "Mothership" at 2301 S Logan Av. (Expired 5/30/2020) The applicant was not present. Individual present: Ald. Dimitrijevic Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Ricardo Ramirez Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated he is not trying to have live music and the application was a mistake. He added that they want to have live entertainment 4 times a year for special events that would end by 10 PM. He stated that they turn the speakers off at 10 PM. Ald. Kovac moved to remove Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Disc Jockey, Patrons Dancing, and 2 Concerts. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing with the applicant: Ricardo Ramirez Individual present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she does not have an issue with special permits per each show. She stated that 2 residents contacted her in opposition of the live music. Individuals present in opposition: Susan Wozniack 2323 S Logan Ave stated the bar is extremely noisy and there are speakers outside the bar that plays music at all hours. She added that she always finds bar trash in her yard and there are issues with parking. Melissa Kling 2319 S Logan Ave stated she was opposed. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the plan of operation to not use exterior speakers. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 LEAF, Sam J, Agent for "Chase Entertainment LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Sam's Tap" at 3118 S CHASE Av. (Expired 5/28/2020) Individual present: Ald. Dimitrijevic Ald. Kovac moved to hold the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated he had an issue last year with having patrons after hours. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she is concerned about the patrons after hours. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 HALLIDAY, Susan M, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "WALGREENS #02182" at 370 E CAPITOL DR. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 LOPEZ, David D, Agent for "Terminator Towing LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application with Change of Hours Sat From Closing 12 PM To 1 PM for "Terminator Towing LLC" at 3740 N Fratney St. (Expired 5/11/2020) The applicant stated the driver who argued with the other person has been fired. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman addressed the police report: #4 is positive, #5 the signs were on the gate but there was a storm and they got knocked off, #6 they were authorized by the owner to tow at the premises, #7 the credit card was no accepted because the credit card was in someone else's name. Individual also present: Peter Knox - Tow Lot Manager stated the applicant owed approximately $49,000 to the City. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report, and contingent upon a payment plan, exempting whatever is worked out with Kohn Law Office. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 BUGALSKI, Michael J, Agent for "AVENUE WINE & LIQUOR, INC", Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "AVENUE WINE & LIQUOR" at 4075 S HOWELL Av. (Expires 6/30/2020) Individual present: Ald. Spiker Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated he retrained the employee who sold the tobacco to a minor. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker recommends a warning letter. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 FETO, Marsel, Agent for "Marsel's Pizzeria, Inc", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Marsel's Pizzeria" at 4252 S Howell Av. (Expires 7/29/2020) The applicant stated he was unclear about the stay a home order. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he has received no complaints about the premises and requests a warning letter. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 PATEL, Bhavin G, Agent for "SHUBHAM, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "LAYTON BEER & LIQUOR" at 2008 W LAYTON Av. (Expires 6/30/2020) The applicant stated he didn't know his employees needed a Class D operator's license when he first opened. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the employee now has the Class D operator's license and the applicant was ineligible to enroll the MARTS program again because he had just completed it. He added that the applicant will purchase an ID scanner. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he has no objections and requests a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 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. (Expired 5/29/2020) The applicant stated he doesn't accept WIC and sometimes people forget their stuff and he just keeps it for a little while and then if they don't come back he disposes of it. He added that he keeps the information for a neighbor because the 7 year old doesn't always remember the pass code for the Quest card. He stated that he cooperates with the police and provides access to his camera. He added that people loiter across the street from his store and he asks them to move. He stated that he helps neighbors out and he does a lot of good things which is why they support him. He added that he understands Ald. Stamper's concerns, but he's trying his best to do things right. He stated that whatever Ald. Stamper wants him to do, he is willing to do it. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated the applicant doesn't accept WIC. He stated that the will reach out to Georgeann King from DOR and have a meeting with the applicant. He added that the police report is short. He stated that the applicant only had the store for 2 1/2 years and hasn't had any suspensions or any progressive discipline. He added that he doesn't have the opportunity to question neighbors who are not present to testify. He stated that he would like to submit a mitigation plan for review prior to Council. He added that nonrenewal is too harsh a penalty for only 1 incident in the police report, and no citations being issues. He stated that he knows things need to change but they don't rise to the level of nonrenewal. He added that he would like to sit down with Capt. Norman to create a plan to address the concerns of MPD. Individuals also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated this store has been an issue in the district for years and it was sold to a new owner a few years ago. He added that the new owner promises the issues would stop, yet they have continued to take place and have gotten worse. He added that there is constant loitering and shootings in the area and residents are afraid to testify. He stated that he lives around the corner and he always sees people loitering outside and people going to and from cars. He added that there have been shootings in the area and the store is the epicenter of a lot of this activity. He stated that residents are afraid to testify against the store. He added that people generally hold someone's WIC card when they're owed money and having pill bottles with someone else's name are illegal. He added that there were illegal cigarettes and WE Energies hookup found at the premises. He stated that the owner stated they would hire a security guard but that hasn't happened yet. He stated Ald. Stamper does not support this license and requests nonrenewal because enough is enough and the applicant has had several chances. Capt. Jeffrey Norman stated that there are a number of issues occurring on the block associated with the store relating to chronic loitering, traffic, noise, and other nuisance activities. He added that MPD responds to drug dealing activities around the store. He stated that the store is not being operated in a legitimate manor and there are further concerns of illegal activities arising at the store. He added that the State is conducting an investigation into the WIC cards. He stated that people from outside the neighborhood are drawn to the block and he never receives calls from the applicant regarding the nuisance activities. Ald. Kovac moved nonrenewal based on aldermanic and police testimony and the police report. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Balwinder, Agent for "ADAM MINI MART, LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "LLOYD FOOD" at 2101 N 38TH St. (Expired 5/21/2020) The applicant stated he retrained the employee to look for birthdates on IDs. He added that he is enrolled in the MARTS program. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper to enroll in the MARTS program. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Sukhdev, Agent for "Lucky Sam Food Mart Inc", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Lucky Sam Food Mart" at 2401 N 21st St. (Expires 7/13/2020) The applicant stated he told MPD they can check his cameras at any time and he cooperates with the police. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Woodburn stated incidents on the police report are not related to the premises, but show the applicant assisting the police with video footage. He added that the March 20th incident occurred because the applicant was taking his child to the doctor and left his father in charge with the understanding that the store would be closed, but that didn't happen and then the police came. He added that the person smoking was his father who doesn't speak English, and those were his cigarettes and it was a misunderstanding. He stated that the beer was being stored in the basement during cleaning and is no longer being stored there. He added that the drug paraphernalia was a tire gauge and steel wool which can be purchased at Walmart or any other store, and the applicant is no longer selling those items at his store. He stated that #5 on the police report relates to #3. He added that the applicant's father now has his Class D operator's license. He stated that he knows mistakes have been made but the applicant is just trying to get along in life. He added that he disagrees that the store is a nexus because one of the shootings was a family dispute and happened while the store was closed. He stated that March 29th shooting occurred a block and a half away from the store and had no connection to the premises, and there is no evidence that it was related to the store. He added the applicant assisted the police with surveillance footage. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated there was a shooting in front of the store. He added that this premises has become a hub for nuisance activity in the area. He stated that the police made Ald. Stamper aware of the issues. He added that these incidents occurring it's only a matter of time before it gets worse and there have already been 3 people shot. He stated that this is across the street from the Fondy Market where people have events and this behavior at the store cannot continue to happen. He added when the police bring a store to your attention you have to address the issues and Ald. Stamper recommends nonrenewal. Capt. Jeffrey Norman stated this neighborhood has increased in violence by 400% this year and the premises contributed to that increase. He added that the applicant is not proactive about addressing issues and there are drug related issues occurring at the premises. He added that on March 20th two individuals were shot and it was drug related. He stated that this premises is a nexus of drug activity and it contributes to overall violence in the area. Individual present in support: Yolanda Laster 2409 N 21st St stated her gate is connected to the store's gate, and she witnessed a young man shooting at people nearby her yard. She added that her cousin shot her nephew and the store's surveillance cameras recorded the incident. She stated that a lot of the stuff that happens in the area cannot be controlled by the applicant, and the store is needed in the neighborhood. Jay Carter 2424 N 22nd St stated the neighborhood has always had gang related problems and the applicant doesn't have control over what is going on. He added he is blind and the applicant always asks the guys to move so he can get through. He stated that this is the best store around for him. Ald. Borkowski stated it is alarming that on the police report there were 4 events in 9 days. Ald. Borkowski moved nonrenewal based on the police report, and police and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: 15 PEHOWSKI, Jason W, Agent for "ALWAYS TOWING & RECOVERY, INC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application for "ALWAYS TOWING & RECOVERY" at 1511 N 31ST St. (Expired 5/16/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated the applicant works with MPD. He added #12 Mr. Grady is an employee of the premises and #14 was a he said she said and it was someone trying to retrieve their vehicle. He stated that this is the largest tow company in the city and what they do doesn't make people happy. He added out of 8,000 tows there are only 2 people objecting. Michael Tarantino stated they document each tow on their individual merits. He added that they try to address each complaint. There were 28 people present in support. Individuals present in opposition: Giovanni Vingale 1313 White Oak Ln #304 Columbia, MO stated the premises has abusive practices. He added that his car disappeared from a private parking lot from Glendale, he thought he had a permit, but he did not. He stated that when he called the premises they said they did not have his car, but when he called the police they said the premises did have his car. He added that they should have returned his car and that they should be open more hours for people to retrieve their vehicles. Kara Lavell 8868 S Wood Creek Dr, #9 Oak Creek, WI stated the tow truck driver was talking to her 14 year old daughter and the next day her car was towed in retaliation. Individual also present: Peter Knox Tow Lot stated the premises is current with their fees. He added that 840 tows had special equipment charges. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 PEHOWSKI, Jason W, Agent for "Always Towing & Recovery, Inc", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Premise-Additional Yard License Renewal Application for "Always Towing & Recovery" at 3700 W Wells St. (Expired 5/16/2020) This application was heard with the previous application. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 ALI, Ayman N, Agent for "FLORIST AVENUE FOOD MART, INC.", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Home Run Food" at 3824 W FLORIST Av. (Expires 7/10/2020) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. David Bangert Individual also present: Ald. Hamilton stated there was a shooting near the premises. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 JABBAR, Nael N, Agent for "HOT SPOT SUPERMARKET, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "I SHOP SUPERMARKET" at 2643 W ATKINSON Av. (Expires 7/30/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Jeff Guerard stated the applicant hired an additional employee to help out and have removed the gambling machines. He added #18-20 on the police report was the applicant helping MPD by reporting drug dealing. Individual also present: Ald. Hamilton stated that residents have been strong supporters of the location because it has been around for 40 years. He added that the premises has been disciplined in the past and now they want to be part of the solution. He stated that in the past 3 weeks he drove pass the store and it has been calm. He added that the park half a block away has a lot of activity. He stated that they need to get a handle on the parking, traffic and litter around the store. He added that they need to improve the facade. He stated that he is in support. Individuals present in opposition: Dan Pope 2115 N Newhall St stated he grew up 5 blocks away from the premises. He added that patrons are unruly, block traffic, loiter, sell drugs, and participate in other illegal activities. He stated that they should not need to sell alcohol anymore because it contributes to the criminal and nefarious activities. He added that there are 158 reports on file with MPD from 2017 to August of 2019. He stated that he owns property in the neighborhood and that corner has gotten worse over the years. Vince Toney 2721 W Roosevelt Dr stated this location is notorious for littering and residents are afraid to testify. Individuals present in support: Joe Bova 4468 N 26th St stated the outside of the store is clear and clean and he's only witnessed traffic blocked one time. The meeting recessed at 4:40 PM The meeting reconvened at 4:49 PM Tiffany Jewell 4844 N 51st St stated she is in support because she grew up in the neighborhood. She added that she goes their daily and hasn't seen any drug activity or prostitution. She stated that employees help patrons out and shutting them down would be detrimental to the community. There were 19 residents present in support. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 03 DUPEE, David C, Agent for "Good City Brewing LLC", Class C Wine Retailer's License Renewal Application with Change of Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "Good City Brewing" at 2108 N Farwell Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 VARTANIAN-MIKAELIAN, Melissa N, Agent for "MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications Increasing Food Sales for "MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER" at 108 E WELLS St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 06 CURRIE, Jewel, Agent for "Garfields 502 LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding Poetry Readings for "Garfields 502" at 502 W GARFIELD Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 08 MOLINA, Leandro, Agent for "Southside Automotive Sales and Repairs, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Transfer Application with Change of Location for "Southside Automotive Sales and Repairs" at 2007 W NATIONAL Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 MANYO, Jonathan S, Agent for "Morel Restaurant LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "Morel Restaurant" at 430 S 2nd St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 BEER, Anthony S, Agent for "GMF Hotel, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Hotel/Motel, and Additional Site (Food) License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Courtyard By Marriott" at 4620 S 5th St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter EDWARDS, Sunil G, Agent for "Seguro Investments LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Seguro Investments LLC". Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) KELLER, Michael J, Agent for "No Limit Remodeling, LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Home Remodeling". Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) O'CONNOR, Nicole M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 BRODERSEN, Timothy J, Agent for "BRODERSEN UP AND UNDER, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment, and Sidewalk Dining Facility License Renewal Applications for "UP AND UNDER PUB" at 1216 E BRADY St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 KRAHN, Scott A, Agent for "Art's Performing Center, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Silk on Water" at 144 E Juneau Av. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 CUEVAS-SILVESTRE, Arturo Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding 2 Amusement Machines for "La Mexicana" at 101 E MITCHELL St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 ROCK, Brent T Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "MITCHELL'S TAVERN" at 10433 W APPLETON Av. (Expired 5/18/2020) The applicant stated he wasn't present when the fight occurred, but this type of violence doesn't usually happen. He added that usually after an argument people shake hands, but he doesn't know what he can do to prevent further issues. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 ROETTGERS, David J, Agent for "ROETTGERS COMPANY, INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "HWY 45 MOBIL" at 5501 N LOVERS LANE Rd. (Expires 6/30/2020) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 SHAH, Upesh C, Agent for "5548, LLC", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application for "Midpoint Motel" at 10155 W Appleton Av. (Expires 6/30/2020) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 SHAH, Upesh C, Agent for "Rima Corporation USA", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application for "Port Motel" at 9717 W Appleton Av. (Expires 6/30/2020) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 02 ALI, Zakaria M, Agent for "JAD Food LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "JAD Food" at 5855 W Silver Spring DR. (Expires 6/29/2020) The applicant stated the employee was not paying enough attention because he was having issues at home. He added that he has owned the location for over 12 years and this is the first issue of selling tobacco to minors. He stated that he has retrained his employees regarding checking IDs and he is in contact with MPD. Individual also present: Arlisia McHenry - 2nd District Executive Assistant stated that she spoke with the applicant about the issues in the police report. She added that Pres. Johnson requests a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 02 KIYANI, Shoabi IQBAL, Agent for "Petro Mart Silver Spring, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Clark" at 9040 W Silver Spring DR. (Expires 7/2/2020) The applicant stated that he retrained his employee who sold the tobacco to the minor. Individual also present: Arlisia McHenry - 2nd District Executive Assistant stated the applicant she contact the MPD community liaison officer. She added that Pres. Johnson requests a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 MOHAMMAD, Younas I, Agent for "A&I PETROLEUM, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "GAS DEPOT" at 2707 W BURLEIGH St. (Expired 4/30/2020) The applicant stated that he spoke with his security guards about cooperating with the police. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated the applicant operates a stellar establishment and the police report was just a misunderstanding. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 09 BRODERSEN, John R, Agent for "Brodersen Enterprises of Wisconsin Inc", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Popeyes" at 7525 W Good Hope Rd. (Expired 4/30/2020) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Brian Randall stated the applicant is currently selling the franchise. He added that the incident in the police report was under prior ownership. Almir Velagic Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 03 MORTIER, Richard, Agent for "Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc.", Food Dealer License Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Little Caesars #305" at 2831 N Oakland Av. (Expires 7/1/2020) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Rick Donner stated this is the first time he's heard of the issues with patrons urinating by the fence. He added that there is no security on site and it is hard for the employees to hear if someone has loud music in the parking lot. He stated that the communication can be improved between Mr. Kaltenberg and the premises. Rachel Williams 1016 W Keefe Ave stated she responds to calls from the neighbors and she does ask patrons to turn their music down. Shaamika Robinson 10043 W Fond Du Lac Ave stated there is no public restroom. She added that they can add signs that specify no loud music. She stated that if they can hear the music in the lobby and they ask patrons to turn their music down. She added that when the Urban Ecology Center calls they go and pick up the pizza boxes in the park. Individual present in opposition: Joe Kaltenberg 724 E Geneva PL stated people urinate in his yard, and people are blaring music in the parking lot. He added that he requested a noise dampening fence, but they just put up a vinyl fence. He stated that he's called the store directly to have employees ask patrons to turn down their music and that has never happened. He added that he's not sure how the premises can resolve their issues because their solutions have not been effective. Ald. Kovac stated that this premises isn't being treated differently than any other business on the block. He added that maybe the premises should hire security or more staff during busy times. He stated that good faith efforts have been made, but they haven't been enough. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter based on neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 BELL, Arthur E AND BELL, Kathleen E, Rooming House License Renewal Application partnership for "Kathleen E Bell" at 828 S 19TH St. (Expires 6/30/2020) The applicant requested that the application be held because their attorney cannot be present. Individual also present: Ald. Perez Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 SALAS, Brenda M, Agent for "El Coqui Bar, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "El Coqui Bar, LLC" at 2078 S 8th St. (Expires 7/1/2020) Individual present: Ald. Perez Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 MAIZER, Fakhry D, Agent for "Hook Fish & Chicken, LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Hook Fish & Chicken" at 2604 W Capitol DR. (Expires 6/30/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. David Bangert Individual also present: Andrea Pratt - 1st District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Hamilton has no objections. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 DOTY, Tra-don, Agent for "Elite Auto Sales and Repairs LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application with Change of Agent and Shareholder for "Elite Auto Sales and Repairs LLC" at 632 E CENTER St. (Expired 3/26/2020) The applicant stated the hours are 8am-6pm and it will be by appointment only, but they will accept walk-ins. He added that there will be no dogs at the premises, they will not service dirt bikes or ATVs, and they will post signs regarding speeding. He stated that they were doing work on the tow truck. Individuals present in opposition: Justin Whiteman 620 E Center St stated a lot has to be addressed regarding the traffic in front of the school. He added that he still hasn't spoken to the applicant. Richard Pinney 620A E Center St stated that the activity at the premises has increased. He added that friends of the applicant speed to the premises and have very loud music. He stated that he is still confused about what the business plan. Ald. Coggs asked why a tow truck is parked near the location for days at a time. Ald. Coggs moved to amend the plan of operation to include no work on ATVs or dirt bikes and no tow truck drop-offs after 5 pm. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Coggs moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 JONES, Victor R, Agent for "VICTOR'S ON VAN BUREN, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "VICTOR'S" at 1230 N VAN BUREN St. (Expires 6/30/2020) Individual present: Ald. Bauman Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 VASSALLO, James A, Agent for "ARBED, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "MO'S IRISH PUB" at 142-44 W Wisconsin Av. (Expires 6/23/2020) Individual present: Ald. Bauman Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 VASSALLO, John A, Agent for "ARBED, LLC", Food Dealer and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "MO'S IRISH PUB" at 142-44 W Wisconsin Av. (Expires 6/23/2020) Individual present: Ald. Bauman Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 LIESKE, Gary L Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "GARE-BEAR'S" at 927 N 27TH St. (Expires 6/30/2020) The applicant stated he kicked the people out who were fighting. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he recommends renewal with a warning letter. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 KUSAK, George C Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "BUYRITE FOOD & LIQUOR" at 2500 N 35TH St. (Expired 5/10/2020) The applicant stated he tries to keep his clients so they call the police. He added that they clean and sweep on a daily basis. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated there are concerns about security and cleanliness at the premises. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 MCCAFFETY, Lonnie W, Agent for "Family Dollar Stores of Wisconsin LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Family Dollar #26245" at 2214 N 35th St. (Expired 5/7/2020) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Josh Gimbel stated the property was designated a nuisance. Mindy Yoho 9418 N Green Bay Rd, Brown Deer, WI stated she is the district manager as of 4 weeks ago. She added that they've done over $200,000 in investments in the store such as flooring, coolers, cash registers, etc. She stated that 13 employees live within 5 miles of the store. Danyelle Crowley 3948 N 17th St stated the store has made a lot of improvements since she started in August of last year. Denelle Gordon Harry Susman Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated with the new change in leadership they have maintained contact with Ald. Stamper. He added that they've done a better job this year. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Mamta, Agent for "NAT LIQUOR & FOOD MART, INC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "S & A LIQUOR" at 3725 W CENTER St. (Expired 5/4/2020) The applicant stated she knew the victim for a long time and he was shot by someone who didn't even say anything. She added that the person just opened the door and shot the victim. She stated added that she doesn't have security but she will hire some. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Paul Galganski stated that litter is a problem, but not all of it is coming from the applicant's premises. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated the applicant should get a security guard. Individual present in opposition: LaSonia Spears 2703 N 38th St stated the patrons leave trash, bottles and beer cans, and broken glass. She added that the patrons play loud music and she has observed public urination. She stated that she has seen patrons littering when they leave the store. She added that she has seen people making U-turns in front of the premises and there are often accidents. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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191979

 

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THE CHAIR

 

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

 

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Donald McLeod

4/14/2020