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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/14/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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160933 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: 07 HADDAD, Jay, Agent for "Center Street Foods LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Center Street Foods" at 4630 W Center St. (Expires 3/10/2017) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. David Bangert The applicant stated he retrained the employee regarding the the sale of tobacco to minors. Ald. Rainey moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 07 HARRISON, James J, Agent for "Tatou Amusement, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Tatou" at 3945 N 35th St. (Expires 3/20/2017) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Chris Moiler Ald. Rainey moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 13 BUSHAW, Brian J, Agent for "CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL OF CO, LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Application with Change of Hours From Opening 11 AM To 10:45 AM Daily for "CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL #441" at 3232 S 27TH St. (Expires 3/20/2017) Individual present: Scott Spiker 13th District Legislative Assistant Ald. Perez moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 09 HILL, Joyce, Agent for "Retox Martini Lounge LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Disc Jockey, and Patrons Dancing for "Retox Martini Lounge" at 8225 W Brown Deer Rd. The applicant stated she will have security cameras inside and out of the premises. She added that she plans to add food in the future. She stated she is a resident of the area, there is ample parking, and there is no competition. She added that she met with residents to let them know she doesn't want to open a club. She stated that the banquet facility would be available for corporate events and weddings. She added that her business would be an asset to the community. Individuals present in support: Jerome Pitchford 2320 W Ruby Ave stated he has worked with the applicant for 20 years in catering and she is professional and business minded. Emmanuel Coley 4208 N 26th St stated the applicant feeds the homeless and is a great businesswoman and asset to the community. Clarice Dozier 9077 N 70th St stated she has known the applicant since high school and has worked with her in catering. She added the applicant is a hard worker. She stated that she would like a place in the area for older adults. Ald. Lewis stated she had received numerous objections via phone and email to the application from residents because they do not want more alcohol establishments in the area. She added that she would like to work with the applicant to determine the best fit for the community. Ald. Lewis moved denial based on neighborhood objections. (Prevailed 3-0-1, Ald. Coggs abstaining)
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Minutes note: 10 WALIA, Harjeet S, Agent for "SANDSTONE PETROLEUM, INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "PANTRY 41 BP" at 3071 N 60TH St. (Expires 3/11/2017) Ald. Coggs moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 15 TOUBEH, Salim, Agent for "S&A Food Mart LLC", Food Dealer -Restaurant Renewal Application for "Nacho King" at 2654 W Fond Du Lac Av. (Expires 3/2/2017) Appearing with the applicant as interpreter: Muntazer Assad 440 W Lakeview Dr, Franklin, WI Ald. Rainey moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 KUNTZ, Joseph M, Agent for "The Chalk House MKE LLC", Temporary Change of Plan Application to Change Plan of Operation to Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises for Parking Lot and Bands for "The Loaded Slate MKE" at 1137 N Old World Third St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Kevin Douvette stated the applicant had a Packer party outside in the vacant lot next to the premises and when the police responded to the noise complaint, the applicant shut the event down. He added the applicants will try to accommodate the neighbors' noise complaints. Douglas Dahl 5000 N Shoreland Ave, Whitefish Bay, WI Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has received substantial complaints regarding noise and loud music at this premises and Ugly's. He added that this application is a Thursday night and doesn't see the need for outdoor music. He stated that he does not support any music after 8 PM on Thursday and 11:30 PM on Friday and Saturday. Ald. Perez moved to amend the application to end music at 8 PM on Thursday and 11:30 PM Friday and Saturday. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Perez moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: 04 MC NULTY, Kenneth J, Agent for "Cobblestone Partners LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Applications for "Valhalla" at 1111 N OLD WORLD THIRD St. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 PLISS, Sean A, Agent for "Copper Penguin Management Group, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "Site 1A" at 231 E BUFFALO St. (Expires 3/19/2017) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Whitcomb stated an employee when to get security when the incident occured in the bathroom. He added that there are now bathroom attendants, female security guards, and a female general manager. Chris Vrakas 626 E Klibourn #2204 Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections to renewal with 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: 12 ROY, Ramzan MUHAMMAD, Agent for "Munch Time LLC", Food Dealer -Restaurant Transfer - Change of Floor Plan for "Sazon Boriqua" at 830 W Greenfield Av. Ald. Perez moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 SANDINO-BADILLO, JR, Francisco, Agent for "Kana Mojito Lounge, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Bamboo Lounge" at 201 W Mitchell St. (Expires 3/7/2017) Ald. Perez moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 SINGH, Surinder, Agent for "Sunny Mini Mart, Inc.", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Sunny Mini Mart" at 2500 S 13TH St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 ZANZIG, Howard J Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "PARK PLACE SPORTS BAR" at 2079 S 8TH St. (Expires 3/1/2017) Ald. Perez moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 ALKHATIB, Nizar Y, Agent for "Midget Food LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Midget Food" at 2500 N Booth St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 06 BARNES, Garfield W, Agent for "Eclectic Works LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Barnes Foods" at 3580 N Teutonia Av. The applicant stated he did not properly store his firearm and he also had an open beer in his car. Individuals present in opposition: Davinder Tour 12033 Wilbur Ave, Greenfield, WI stated he owns property on the street and there are a number of liquor stores in the area and other types of businesses are needed. Murphy Jamison 9102 N 75th St stated he operates two daycares including one near the premises and other businesses are needed in the area, not more liquor stores. Sujit Tour 9520 W Walfor Rd, Franklin, WI stated there were problems at the previous premises and there are 4 liquor stores in 5 blocks. Ald. Coggs stated she met with the applicant and the neighborhood objections are legitimate. She added that the business has done good work in the community and she hopes it continutes. She added that the amout of liquor in the area is overconcentrated. Ald. Coggs moved approval of the Food Dealer license application and denial of the Class A Malt license application based on concentration and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 ORTIZ, George L Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Club 99" at 2579 N Pierce St. (Expires 3/2/2017) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Joseph Domask stated he has heard from neighbors and they are in support. He added that they have removed the outside tables to help with the noise complaints. Wilfredo Ortiz, manager stated he has gone to court regarding the violations and he is working on the repairs. He added that people smoking outside has added to the noise and he has talked to the complainant on several occassions and complies with his requests. He stated that he cleans up litter every morning. Ald. Coggs recommended closing the doors at 9 PM and talking with the neighbors regarding complaints. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 RAGSDALE, Isaac T Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "GREEN RING II" at 3305 N MARTIN L KING JR DR. (Expires 3/3/2017) The applicant stated the police officer told him that he was going to be charged with all the items the located at the premises including the drugs. He added that he purchased the gun off the street and didn't know it was stolen and thought he didn't need a license for it. He added that he installed more cameras, hired a security guard for 5 months, posted no loitering signs, and contacted the police regarding the loitering. He added that not all the litter comes from his premises because he doesn't sell certain products. He stated that he does his best and will develop a game plan to straighten things out. Individual present in opposition: Rick Banks 2609 N Fratney St stated there is loitering and he brought a bag of liquor bottles that he picked up himself from around the outside of the premises. Ald. Coggs stated she has witnessed loitering herself outside the premises and asked about the litter. She added that the issues in the police report are about management of the premises and abatement strategies need to be developed. Ald. Zielinski stated the applicant has received several warning letters and it doesn't seem to be sinking in. He added that litter needs to be picked up more than once a day and loitering is not acceptable. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report and neighborhood and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 ANWAR, Rana F, Agent for "Azaan LLC", Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures Renewal Applications for "Center St BP" at 406 W Center St. (Expires 3/19/2017) The applicant stated he took the safety class, hired a security guard, and calls the police. Ald. Coggs stated there are panhandlers outside the premises. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 BOONE, Agnes D Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Good Times" at 2978 N Mother Simpson WA. (Expires 3/28/2017) Ald. Coggs moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: BANKS, Toni L, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2016) Ald. Rainey moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: GALARZA, Mari L, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2016) Ald. Rainey moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: GAMBLE, SR, Cyril M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2016) Ald. Rainey moved denial based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: JACKSON, Jimmie E, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2016) The applicant stated he was unaware of the citation. Ald. Rainey moved approval pending payment of the citation. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: MARCUS, JR, Elisha, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2016) Ald. Rainey moved denial based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: WALKER, William T, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2016) Ald. Rainey moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 01 NEWSTED, Douglas N, Agent for "THE THIRSTY FOX, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding Instrumental Musicians for "THE THIRSTY FOX" at 7586 N TEUTONIA Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 01 XIONG, Sia, Agent for "STNJ Enterprises LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding 4 Amusement Machines for "Adam's Bar & Grill" at 3300 W Cameron Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 03 BUSHAW, Brian J, Agent for "CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL OF CO, LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours Daily From Opening 11 AM Daily To 10:45 AM for "CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL #313" at 600 E OGDEN Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 04 NILLES, Lynn M, Agent for "FortyTwo Ventures, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "FortyTwo Lounge" at 326 E Mason St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 04 WILLIAMS-SMITH, Margaret E, Agent for "International Exports LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours Daily From Opening 11:30 AM To 11 AM for "The Safe House" at 779 N Front St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 09 DARROW, JR, Russell M, Agent for "RUSS DARROW DODGE, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application with Change of Hours Sat From Opening 7 AM To 8 AM for "RUSS DARROW CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE" at 7676 N 76TH St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 09 WU, Eric M, Agent for "R&G Restaurant Group LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Shareholder for "Yen Ching" at 7630 W Good Hope Rd. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 11 LAFFRANCHINI, Francesco, Agent for "FRANKIE & JOHNNIE'S, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "TANINO'S" at 3525 S 76TH St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 12 GONZALEZ, Jaime A, Agent for "Botanas LLC", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting Instrumental Musicians on the Patio for "Botanas" at 816 S 5th St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 13 PETTY, Dionysus, Agent for "Delta Sky Club, Inc", Class B Beer and Food Dealer License Transfer Applications - Change of Agent for "Delta Sky Club" at 5300 S HOWELL Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter 04 REINBOLD, Jeffrey G, Agent for "Hungry Sailor, Inc", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Milwaukee Sail Loft" at 649 E Erie St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 12 URBAN, John A, Agent for "LE CABARET, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Texas J's" at 813 S 1ST St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) BUNN, Jennifer B, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) NASH, Tracy D, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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