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File #: 201705    Version: 0
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 4/13/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/7/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Motion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: ALCOHOL - REGULATION AND LICENSING, FOOD DEALERS, HOTELS AND MOTELS, LICENSES, SECONDHAND DEALERS, TAVERNS
Attachments: 1. post-Council letter, 2. Travelodge Motion, 3. Agenda 7-7-21, 4. e-book 7-7-21, 5. LI Recommendations & Findings, 6. post-Committee letter, 7. Agenda, 8. 9:00 AM, 9. 9:05 AM, 10. 9:10 AM, 11. 9:15 AM, 12. 9:25 AM, 13. 9:35 AM, 14. 9:40 AM, 15. 9:45 AM, 16. 9:50 AM, 17. 9:55 AM, 18. 10:00 AM, 19. 10:10 AM, 20. 10:15 AM, 21. 10:25 AM, 22. 10:30 AM, 23. 10:35 AM, 24. 10:40 AM, 25. 10:45 AM, 26. 10:50 AM, 27. 10:55 AM, 28. 11:00 AM, 29. 11:05 AM, 30. 11:10 AM, 31. 11:15 AM, 32. 11:20 AM, 33. 11:25 AM, 34. 11:30 AM, 35. 11:35 AM, 36. 11:40 AM, 37. 11:45 AM, 38. 11:50 AM, 39. 11:55 AM, 40. 12:00 PM, 41. 12:10 PM
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7/7/20210 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 10 BANSAL, Bharat, Agent for "New Sentry LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "Sentry Foods" at 7101 W LISBON Av. The applicant was present. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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7/7/20210 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Agenda Only LIEBENTHAL, Shannon J, Agent for "Statewide Investment Ventures LLC", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Vehicle License Application Requesting Non-Consensual Towing-Repossession Only for "Statewide Recovery Specialits" at W1584 County Road H. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 01 SEPHUS, Laronda M, Agent for "LSTSSOLUTIONS, LLC", Request unusual circumstance waiver to reinstate Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications for "Tony's on Villard" at 3506-3510 W Villard Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 03 LANDISH, Stephen S, Agent for "Rebel LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Shareholder, and Adding Poetry Readings for "Snack Boys" at 2028 E North Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 03 NGO, Tam, Agent for "TKCS Brady LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Shareholder for "The King Crab Shack" at 1330 E Brady St. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 AMAYA, Carrie L, Agent for "MARCUS HOTELS HOSPITALITY, LLC", Class B Tavern, Hotel/Motel, Sidewalk Dining, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Pfister Hotel & Tower" at 424 E WISCONSIN Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 AMAYA, Carrie L, Agent for "MARCUS HOTELS HOSPITALITY, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "HILTON MILWAUKEE CITY CENTER" at 509 W WISCONSIN Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 AMAYA, Carrie L, Agent for "MARCUS HOTELS HOSPITALITY, LLC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Additional Site (Food), Food Dealer, Sidewalk Dining, and Hotel/Motel License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Saint Kate-The Arts Hotel" at 139 E KILBOURN Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 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. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 GILBERTSON, Stephen G, Agent for "746JAMESLOVELLBAR LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Ownership for "Stella's " at 746 N James Lovell St. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 GREEN, Justin A, Agent for "Levy Premium Foodservice LP", Alcohol Permanent Extension of Premise Application Adding 333 W Juneau Ave for "Levy at Bucks Arena" at 1111 N Vel R Phillips Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 KLUTH, Curtis A, Agent for "SAZ'S CATERING, INC", Request unusual circumstance waiver to reinstate Food Dealer License Application for "Saz's" at 100 N Harbor DR. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 LEMMON, Jack R, Agent for "HTWA - Catalano Square", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "HTWA - Catalano Square" at 138 N Broadway. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 PICCIURRO, Peter S, Agent for "PITCH'S CLUB 113 #2, INC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise Applications Adding Patio to Westside for "MISS KATIE'S DINER" at 1900 W CLYBOURN St. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 06 GILLIAM, Dale R, Agent for "PRICILLA'S CHILD CARE DEV CENT,INC", Loading Zone Permit Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "PRICILLA'S CHILD CARE DEV CENTER" at 1934 N MARTIN L KING JR DR. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 06 OMDAHL, Martin K, Agent for "First Street Classics LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Transfer Application with Change of Floor Plan for "First Street Classics" at 3889 N 1ST St #C. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 06 WHITEHEAD, L c, Agent for "MET HALL, INC INK", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "RET LOUNGE" at 3400 N HOLTON St. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 08 ARORA, Gurmeet S, Agent for "Arora Pantry Inc", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 2 Amusement Machines for "Quick Pick Food Mart" at 3332 W Lincoln Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 11 BUSTOS, Jose, Agent for "Emerald Jewelry Repair & Sales, LLC", Secondhand Dealer's and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Emerald Jewelry And Repair" at 4830 W Forest Home Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 11 DREGER, Jason P, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "WALGREENS #6020" at 6030 W OKLAHOMA Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 CUEVAS-SILVESTRE, Arturo Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding 2 Dart Machines for "La Mexicana" at 101 E MITCHELL St. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 RAMIREZ, Maria J, Agent for "Century Beverage Group LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Ownership for "Don Julio's" at 1537 S CESAR E CHAVEZ DR. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 WOJTECKI, Tony D, Agent for "BOTTLE MILWAUKEE, LLC", Class B Tavern, Sidewalk Dining, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Ownership and Removing 4 Amusement Machines for "THE BOTTLE MILWAUKEE" at 1753 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 13 CLARKE, Cheryl A, Agent for "HOWELL AVE FOS LODGING ASSOC, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Hotel/Motel License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "HILTON GARDEN INN-MILW AIRPORT" at 5890 S HOWELL Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 14 LANGE, Marisa D, Agent for "CLASSIC SLICE, INC", Class B Beer, Sidewalk Dining, Class C Wine, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours From Closing Tues-Sat 12 AM To 10 PM for "CLASSIC SLICE PIZZA" at 2797 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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7/7/20210 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Warning Letter CHAKERI, Dinesh, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) EBBERS, Jaymee M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) FONSECA, Jeansey, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) NOWACZYK, Adam W, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) ROWLAND, Katie M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) VERNETT, Christian, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) WARGOLET, Mark E, Agent for "Wargolet Construction, LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Renewal Application for "Wargolet Construction, LLC". Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 01 SINGH, Raghwinder, Agent for "NAT GAS & FOOD MART, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Weights & Measures, and Filling Station License Renewal Applications for "MARATHON GAS & FOOD MART" at 4209 W SILVER SPRING DR. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 03 CATALDO, Patricia A, Agent for "JOEY C'S, INC", Class B Tavern, Sidewalk Dining, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "JO-CAT'S PUB" at 1311 E BRADY St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 ZIARNIK, Thomas J, Agent for "Downtown Ventures, LLP", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application for "Doubletree Hotel Milwaukee City Center" at 611 W Wisconsin Av. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 06 EL-HASSAN, Mohammad I, Agent for "KRAYEM, INC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "QUICK STOP FOODS" at 416 E NORTH Av. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 13 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. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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7/7/20210 LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVALPass3:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
7/7/20210 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Included in the file are the following recommendations: Renewal, with a ten (10) day suspension, based on the police report and aldermanic testimony of the Hotel/Motel license for Prabhu Kasthurirangaian for the premises located at 1716 W Layton Ave. (“Travelodge Milwaukee”) in the 13th aldermanic district. (no written objections have been filed) The question was put Have the members of the Common Council read the Report and Recommendations of the Licenses Committee? Roll call. 15-0 The question was put Are there any motions relative to this matter? Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter, notwithstanding the Committee recommendation, of the Hotel/Motel Hotel/Motel License Application of Prabhu Kasthurirangaian, for the premises located at 1716 W Layton Ave, dba Travelodge Milwaukee. There were no objections.
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7/7/20210 COMMON COUNCIL APPROVED

Minutes note: There was no further discussion, a vote of those Council members present to approve the recommendations of the Licenses Committee as contained in File Number 201705. Roll Call 15-0 The question was put Is there any further discussion of the Committee report? There was no further discussion.
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6/22/20210 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 05 PESCHEK, David P, Agent for "JERAUG, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "THE CORNER PUB" at 7602 W LISBON Av. (Expires 6/30/2021) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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6/22/20210 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 13 BLOCK, Mark, Agent for "RAY'S TOWING, INC.", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Non-Consensual Towing, and Dealing, Storing and/or Transporting Waste Tires and Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts for "RAY'S TOWING, INC." at 833 W WATERFORD Av. The applicant stated he doesn't want to store tires. He added that he doesn't plan on having any additional vehicles at the property. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he doesn't want a junk yard. He added that he wants the buffer maintained on the south side of the property and adjacent mobile home park. Ald. Kovac moved to amend the plan of operation to limit waste tires to those generated at the premises and to maintain the southern buffer. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 THOMAS, Clifton M, Agent for "AUTO DEPOT LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "AUTO DEPOT LLC" at 600 E Layton Av. Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Nicole Robbins stated the applicant took responsibility and paid the citations. She added that the applicant will be on premises every day. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated the lot is smaller than it has been previously and there was a neighborhood meeting. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed d5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 PATEL, Sanjay R, Agent for "S&JP Hospitality Group, Inc.", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application for "Econo Lodge" at 6541 S 13th St. (Expires 7/27/2021) The applicant stated people break the doors and he fixes them again and again. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Kevin Weiss stated the incidents in the police report show that the hotel management was cooperative and they were the ones calling the police. He added that they will be adding security cameras and installing heavier outside doors. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated there should be working cameras at all entrances and exits. He recommends a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 KASTHURIRANGAIAN, Prabhu, Agent for "Silver Lining Health Center, LLC", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application for "Travelodge Milwaukee" at 1716 W Layton Av. (Expires 7/27/2021) The applicant stated that there were some issues last year with the weekly rentals and they stopped the rentals in August of 2020. He added that in September of 2020 they remodeled the back building and finished in March of 2021 at a cost of half of a million dollars. He stated that they do not allow stays longer than 29 days, and people are required to check out and cannot return for a full day. He added that some guest return, but many of them do not. He stated that the hotel business has been struggling because there haven't been a lot of travelers. He added that they had issues in March and met with MPD to develop and abatement plan. He stated that MPD was in favor of the proposed and implemented changes they have made. He added that they are in the process of remodeling the two front buildings at a cost of an additional half of a million dollars. He stated that they have 24 cameras at the premises are adding 8 more, in addition to the 12 cameras at the restaurant. He added that they are adding more fencing and redoing the parking lot. He stated that they do have in-house security living on site, but only on a temporary basis. He added that they also have an open door policy with MPD and the goal is not to serve local populations. He stated that when he took over the hotel was in rough shape and it is much better now. He added that they do not condone criminal behavior. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated there were quite a few issues last year and they were attributed to the extended stay guests; and that once the weekly rental rate went away so would the majority of the problems. He added that the hotel has had problems for years, but they have improved under the applicant. He stated that the problems are still severe as indicated by #12, 15, 17, 27, 29, and 34 on the police report all involving drugs, including an overdose death. He added that MPD has served drug letters twice in the last year. He stated that there are also issues with prostitution and disorderly conduct indicated in the police report. He added that the abatement plan is a plus and it could deal with some of the problems if implemented correctly. He stated that there should be professional, outside security company. He added that some of the problems are more extensive than last year, which could be attributable to COVID. He recommends a 10 day suspension given that people died at the property and drugs are on ongoing issue. He added that it'll give the applicant time to implement the abatement plan. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Coggs abstaining)
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6/22/20210 LICENSES COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 08 BOOHER, Anthony T, Agent for "MKE Junk Junkies, LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application for "MKE Junk Junkies LLC" at 2640 W Greves St. (Expires 7/16/2021) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 AICHOUNE, Mehdi, Agent for "Direct Auto Sales, Inc", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application for "Direct Auto Sales, Inc" at 3303 W Burnham St. (Expires 7/20/2021) The applicant stated they parked the cars on the street so they could plow the parking lot. Individual also present: Patty Doherty - 8th District Legislative Assistant stated DNS did not have any complaints on file and Ald. Zamarripa has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 BARBA-MARTIN, Susana L, Agent for "Tu Casa LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Tu Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar" at 3710 W LINCOLN Av. (Expires 7/9/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Osman Mirza stated the applicant takes the items on the police report seriously. He added that they will stop serving alcohol at 2 AM to help people leave the premises in an orderly manner. He stated that additional employee training regarding intoxicated patrons will occur. Individual also present: Patty Doherty - 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Zamarripa requests a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 CROSS, Kenneth, Agent for "Junior's LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application with Change of Ownership and Hours From Closing 9 PM To 12 AM for "Junior's" at 3079 N 25th St. (Expires 7/5/2021) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 BROXTON, Eric, Agent for "ALL SCRAP METAL RECYCLING INC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Dealing, Storing and/or Transporting Waste Tires, Junk/Valuable Metal, and Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts and Removing and/or Recycling Junk/Valuable Metal and Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts for "All Scrap Metal Recycling Inc" at 3310-3330 W FOND DU LAC Av. The applicant stated he paid the fine. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 STOTTS, Timothy R, Agent for "A TASTE OF SOUL MKE LLC", Class B Tavern License Application and Food Dealer License Transfer Application Removing Shareholder for "A TASTE OF SOUL MKE" at 4706 W FOND DU LAC Av. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 10 HARMANPREET, Kaur, Agent for "Bani Foods Inc", Class A Malt, Food Dealer, Weights & Measures, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting 3 Amusement Machines for "Express Pantry" at 2719 N Blaine Pl. Individual also present: Ald. Murphy stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 10 KLER, Baljit S, Agent for "Lisbon Express Inc", Extended Hours Establishments License Application Requesting to be Open 24 Hours for "Wisco 71" at 7110 W Lisbon Av. The applicant stated he doesn't have any police report items and has been operating the premises for 3 years. Individual also present: Ald. Murphy stated he is not in support because of nuisance activities and reckless driving. He added that he believes the license won't add value to the neighborhood and there are other locations that are open 24 hours within 1 mile. Individual present in support: Theresa Mendez 7300 W Burleigh St #4 stated she is in support. Ald. Kovac moved denial based on aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 SHEPARD, Dameian QUINCY, Agent for "SHEPARD TOWING LLC", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Vehicle License Renewal Applications with Change of Location and Adding 1 Vehicle for "Shepard Towing" at 8325 W TOWER Av. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 03 BOURAXIS-AWADALLAH, Dina, Agent for "CANELA CAFE LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Applications for "Canela Cafe" at 2621 N DOWNER Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 GONZALEZ, Jaime A, Agent for "Botanas LLC", Class B Beer License Application for "Botanas" at 200 N HARBOR DR #Bld 5, Stall R. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 JACOBS-SCHROEDER, Jaime A, Agent for "3rd Street Market LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, and Karaoke for "3rd St Market Hall" at 275 W Wisconsin Av #100. The applicant stated she has made changes in her life and hasn't had a problem since. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 PATEL, Jalpaben B, Agent for "CLYBOURN SUPERMARKET, LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "MILWAUKEE FOODS" at 2903 W CLYBOURN St. (Expires 7/25/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the store has 16 security cameras and 8 lights outside. Individuals also present: Ald. Bauman stated he shares the concerns of the neighbors and the food dealer license provides a useful service. He recommends a warning letter. Keith Stanley Near West Side Partners stated they work with the applicant about keeping the store clean. He added that it is a site of a lot of activity in the area. Individuals present in support: Quotisha Smith 541 N 33rd St stated she buys food and diapers at the premises because it is within walking distance to her home. She added that she hasn't seen any violence, underage persons, or anyone drinking outside. Paco Burnett 2820 W Clybourn St stated he is in support. Victor Boss 3208 W Clybourn St stated he is in support. Gerardo Burgos 3033 W Michigan St stated he has lived in the neighborhood for 50 years. Gregory Hood 920 N 28th St stated he is in support. Trecel Lee 237 N 36th St stated he is in support and he makes sure the litter is picked up outside. Timothy Humphries 431 N 30th St stated he is in support. George Cotton 454 N 28th St stated he is in support and he lets his kids go to the store by himself. April Swift 606 N 29th St stated she is in support. Paris Johnson 444 N 30th St stated he is in support and there are no problems in the neighborhood because of the beer. He added that they're courteous. April Gutierrez 604 N 29th St stated that she shops there for the 88 year old man she takes care of and she is in support. Reginald Parr 610 N 32nd St stated the store is great for the community. Tameitra Madison 505 N 33rd St stated she is in full support and she does see kids hanging around outside. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 SINGH, Lovepreet, Agent for "BEST FOOD MARKET LLC", Class A Malt, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Best Food Market LLC" at 2631 W Vliet St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. David Bangert Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 GREWAL, Pritpal S, Agent for "Milwaukee Metro LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Citgo on Holton" at 2237 N HOLTON St. (Expired 6/19/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Samantha Huddleston Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 SINGH, Jagroop, Agent for "AULAKH CORP", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Happy Food Mart" at 103 E KEEFE Av. The applicant stated he is taking over an existing business and he just wants to sell beer. Ald. Kovac moved to amend the application to remove Class A Liquor. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Coggs stated he has no objections to the amended application. Ald. Dodd moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 VARGAS, Josephine Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Jukebox, Karaoke, 5 Amusement Machines and 1 Pool Table for "La Escondida" at 1400 W ORCHARD St. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 SALAZAR, Gustavo, Agent for "El Tapatio LLC", Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Renewal Applications for "El Tapatio" at 1701 W LINCOLN Av. (Expires 7/27/2021) Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he spoke with the complainant and addressed the concern. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 REAL PEREZ, Rosa isela, Agent for "Fiesta 1407 LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Fiesta Cafe/Fiesta Cafe Food Truck" at 1407 S 1ST St. (Expires 7/18/2021) Appearing with the applicant as interpreter: Jesus Hernandez 2887 S 96th St, West Allis, WI Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has received complaints from neighbors about the music and the applicant has addressed them. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 PYLES, Robert B, Agent for "Macpyles Corporation", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "McDonald's" at 7170 N Teutonia Av. (Expires 7/6/2021) The applicant stated the managers did what they could until the police arrived and the employees involved in the incidents were terminated. Individual also present: Ald. Hamilton stated he has no objections and recommends a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 WASHINGTON, Shamia, Agent for "Bar 41 MKE LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications with 25+ Age Restriction Requesting Disc Jockey, Jukebox, and 2 Pool Tables for "Bar 41 MKE " at 4126 N Teutonia Av. The applicant stated she paid the citation. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Andrew Arena Individual also present: Ald. Hamilton stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 QADAN, Mohammad, Agent for "Amer Stop & Shop LLC", Food Dealer License Application for "Amer Stop & Shop" at 1955 N 32ND St. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 BARNETT, Kevine J, Agent for "Yardies LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Patrons Dancing, and 1 Pool Table for "Yardies" at 2679 N 30th St. The applicant stated he has not had a community meeting. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated that a community meeting hasn't been held and would like the application to be held for a community meeting. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair for a community meeting. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 AKBAR, Arifah J, Agent for "Platinum Hall and Lounge LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "Platinum Hall and Lounge LLC" at 5040 W North Av. The applicant stated she was going through a hard time in her life and that was over 10 years ago. She added that she has rented the premises out for birthday parties and baby showers. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated that Ald. Stamper has been in contact with the applicant and he wants BID 16 to meet with the applicant. He added that Ald. Stamper wants the applicant to meet with community members. Individuals present in opposition: Elizabeth Kelcey Kalumbula 2975 N 72nd St stated she is opposed because it is across the street from a school. She added that school releases at 3:45 PM and activities occur in to the night at the school. She stated that the primary purpose is a bar and doesn't think that is appropriate by a school. She added that she is concerned about the armed security guards. Yoli Kalumbula 2579 N 72nd St stated that having a bar next to an elementary school is inappropriate. Frank Marin 5035 W North Ave stated that he doesn't want a bar across the street from his house. Joe Siegworth 3165 N 51st Blvd stated he is concerned about safety and it appears that the premises is already opened. He added that he is frightened about armed guards so close to children and families. Glenn Riley 3165 N 51st Blvd stated he is concerned about the litter and safety in the area. Chris Howe BID 16 stated the proximity to the school is problematic. He added that he is concerned about the armed security guard adjacent to the school is a nonstarter. Jenn Byrne 10th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Murphy wants to have a neighborhood meeting since he represents the school. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair for a neighborhood meeting. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Bira, Agent for "King Food Mart LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "King Food Market" at 938 W NORTH Av. (Expires 7/27/2021) The applicant stated he always checks IDs and he cleans up outside. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper wants the premises to clean up 3 times per day. Ald. Borkowski moved to amend the plan of operation to cleanup outside 3 times per day. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved approval as amended 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 7/13/2021) The applicant stated last year was the worse year for him. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper request 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: 04 FELTNER, Harper D, Agent for "TUPELO HONEY HOSPITALITY CORPORATION", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Applications for "Tupelo Honey Cafe" at 511 N BROADWAY #100. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Zach Bemis Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: AMBOS, Matthew, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated he was in a bad marriage and is now handling his mental health issues. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: ANDERSON, Severn J, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated he has paid all his fines and successfully completed his program. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: MILLER, Matthew J, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: LIEBE, Dawn M, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she was having family problems and she is a responsible person. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: WILSON, Andrea D, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she learned her lesson and the second OWI was because somebody ran a red light and hit her car. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: FITZGERALD, Christopher L, Agent for "Fitzgerald Home Improvement LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Fitzgerald Home Improvement LLC". The applicant stated he made a series of bad choices when he was 18 and 19 years old. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: LAVINE, Mary-lynn, Agent for "Bullseye, Inc.", Amusement Machine or Jukebox Distributors License Renewal Application with Transfer of Stock for "Bullseye" at 4202 Commercial Av. (Expires 6/30/2021) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Charles Giesen Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 02 HOLMES, Thomas J, Agent for "Ahdream Entertainment, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Eve Dining" at 6222 W Fond Du Lac Av. (Expires 7/8/2021) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated #16 on the police report was a family dispute and #15 on the police report the applicant was confused about his COVID capacity. Individual also present: Arlisia McHenry 2nd District Executive Assistant stated Pres. Johnson would like the applicant to tighten up his security and be cooperative with the police. She added Pres. Johnson recommends 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: Agenda Only 07 GRICE, Michael L, Agent for "Community Tire Service LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application with Change of Operations Adding Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts for "Community Tire Service" at 2902 W BURLEIGH St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter GOETZ, Bryan D, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) VICKERY, Ashley M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) REIN, Andrew J, Agent for "CAB Construction Co, LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Renewal Application for "CAB Construction". Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 01 KHERA, Satnam S, Agent for "KHERA, INC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "NORTH END BEVERAGE" at 4910 N TEUTONIA Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 07 ROSS, Lakesha R, Agent for "Hopkins Street Auto Sales LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application for "Hopkins Street Auto Sales LLC" at 4635 N HOPKINS St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 MCCARTHY, Adam JOSEPH, Agent for "Bellona Real Estate LLC", Rooming House License Renewal Application for "Bellona Real Estate" at 931 S 15TH St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 SANTOS, Abel Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Extended Hours Establishments, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "LA CARRETA VIEJA" at 1339 W GREENFIELD Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 WALIA, Harjeet S, Agent for "KULDIP, INC", Self Service Laundry and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "PANTRY 41 BP / RAZA LAUNDRY" at 1009 S 1ST St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 14 PIERLUISSI, Adrienne M, Agent for "MAPLE LEAF ENTERPRISES, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "SUGAR MAPLE" at 441 E LINCOLN Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 15 SINGH, Balkar, Agent for "Magic Holdings, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholders for "Magic Foods" at 2879 N 16th St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Number

201705

 

Version

ORIGINAL

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

 

Title

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

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

Laurie Phillip

4/13/2021