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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/5/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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161176 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: 05 EDMISTON, Ronald L, Agent for "Speedway LLC", Food Dealer Retail Renewal Application for "Speedway #4123" at 8431 W Appleton Av. (Expires 5/1/2017) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Mike Murray presented comment cards from store patrons. Frank Crilli 379 Gateshead Dr, Naperville, IL stated in June the store needed more attention then other stores and they added staff for outdoor clean up. He stated they hired a landscape company to do a detailed clean up of the bushes twice a weeek. He added that there is more that needs to be done to correct the failures at the store. Individual also present: Ald. Bohl stated there is a lot of litter at the location and he presented photos to that effect. He added that the employees made excuses instead of solving the problems. He stated he spoke with the store manager regarding the issues and expressed his concerns regarding the litter. He added that he did a postcard survey of neighbors and 5 were in objection and 5 were in support. He stated the response to clean up happened in the fall, but it took to long to handle the litter complaints. Ald. Rainey moved to enter in the record as exhibit #1 photos of the location from Ald. Bohl. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Zielinski stated he is concerned that all the changes are occuring right before the hearing today. He added that he believes Mr. Crilli is sincere about his desire to change the store. Ald. Perez moved approval with a warning letter based on neighborhood and aldermanic complaints. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 SINGH, Paramjit, Agent for "Harmani Corporation", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Nikolas Food Market" at 2539 W Grant St. Individual also present: Patty Doherty - 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Donovan had no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 EDMISTON, Ronald L, Agent for "Speedway LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Speedway #4025" at 369 E Oklahoma Av. (Expires 4/30/2017) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Mike Murray Frank Crilli 379 Gateshead Dr, Naperville, IL Jason Kiel 5490 S 76th Greendale, WI stated the lot was plowed and the sidewalks were shovelled as well. He added that the previous snowplow vendor was fired for not shoveling the snow properly. Anthony Brenner 4210 S 51st St Ald. Zielinski stated there were neighborhood complaints regarding snow not being shoveled. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 IRMIGER, Erik, Agent for "Sushigo! LLC", Class B Beer, Class C Wine, and Food Dealer License Applications for "Sushi Go!" at 2110 E OKLAHOMA Av. Appearing with the applicant: Amanda Trenbeth 3806 S Rutland Ave, St Francis, WI Ald. Rainey moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 09 GHAFFER, Haji S, Agent for "VIRANI, INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures Renewal Applications for "B P" at 7965 N 76TH St. (Expires 4/26/2017) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated that the gambling machines are not illegal according to the company QuickCharge Kiosk who provided the machines. He added that the applicant was unaware that the machines were illegal and the machines have since been removed. He provided a copy of a legal opinion regarding the machines. Ald. Perez moved to enter into the record as exhibit #1 the legal opinion provided by Atty. Bobot. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis stated she would like the applicant to enroll inthe MARTS program and Robbery Prevention program. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 LAL, Rashinder, Agent for "R H COMPANIES, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application for "KING'S GREENTREE AMOCO GAS N MART" at 6829 N 76TH St. (Expires 4/30/2017) Appearing with the applicant: Marvin Pratt 4045 N 16th St Harshinder Lal 3360 Brady Brookfield WI stated all of the employees have gone through training. Ald. Lewis stated she doesn't want this issues to continue and would like to see a plan of action for training employees and enrollment in the MARTS program. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 DE LA ROSA, Deine J, Agent for "QuisQuella Bar LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "QuisQuella Bar" at 2078 S 8th St. (Expires 5/3/2017) The applicant stated she fired the security guard and is more careful about the patrons she allows in her bar. The applicant stated the security cameras are now working and the security guard has no further relationship with the business. The applicant added that she will enroll in the Pivot Program and purchase an ID scanner. Appearing with the applicant as interpreter: Staff Assistant Joanna Polanco Ald. Perez asked if the security cameras are working now and the if the security guard will have further connection with the business. He added that he would like the applicant to enroll in the Pivot Program and get an ID scanner. Ald. Perez moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 FARRINGTON, Andre, Agent for "National Food Mart LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "National Food Mart" at 530 W National Av. The applicant stated he is not trying to turn into a liquor store, but it looking for more revenue which is why he wants to add liquor. He also stated he is hiring people from the community. The applicant stated he is looking into getting hot dog carts and adding MoneyGram to the business. He stated he would like to purchase the building and build a deli and put the liquor in the back. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Gerardo De Los Santos Ald. Coggs asked if the applicant thought it would be beneficial to have the store open for at lease a year prior to adding liquor to gain the experience of operating a business. Indvidual present in opposition: David Schefske 526 W National Ave stated he is opposed to liquor and there are 2 liquor stores nearby and there is also a high school in the area. Individuals present in support: Joel Vanharen 522 W National stated the applicant is a responsible business owner and they're doing their best to run a legitimate business. Alfe Janow 928 S 3rd St stated he is the co-chair of the Walker's Point Neighborhood Association stated he spoke with the applicant regarding his business plans. He suggested the Committee limit the type and size of liquor that will be available. Ald. Perez moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair in order to meet further with the applicant. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 RAMOS-GARCIA, Marcos A, Agent for "Werk FNS Investments LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey and Patrons Dancing for "Point's View Boite" at 1619 S 1st St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 WITYNSKI, Michael A, Agent for "Family Dollar Stores of WI, Inc.", Food Dealer Retail Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Family Dollar Store #28545" at 1023 S Cesar E Chavez DR. (Expires 4/17/2017) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Josh Gimbel stated he spoke with the corporate offices in Virginia regarding the aldermanic concerns at their stores. Harry Sussman 3448 Glenwood Ct, Colgate, WI stated he has spoke with the Cruz' who testified at the previous meeting regarding safety and litter at the premises. He added that he has locked the dumpster and the trash issues have improved. He stated he is working with MPD regarding panhandling. Ald. Perez stated he is concerned about the consistency of maintaining the changes at the store. Ald. Perez moved approval with a warning letter based on neighborhood complaints. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 TASE, Euraldo M, Agent for "Tase Harp & Shamrock LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Harp & Shamrock" at 2106 W Wells St. (Expires 5/11/2017) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Michael Whitcomb stated the applicant plead no contest. Ald. Perez moved to amend the application to reflect the no contest plea. (Prevailed 5-0) Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has met with the applicant and he requests a warning letter. Ald. Rainey moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 LEGUTKI, Amelia, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer Retail Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "WALGREENS #02925" at 5115 W CAPITOL DR. (Expires 4/25/2017) Ald. Coggs moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 SINGH, Gurjit K, Agent for "T G S Liquor Corporation", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "Choice Liquor" at 4770 N HOPKINS St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot Ald. Rainey moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 RANDHAWA, Sukhwinder S, Agent for "JR Gas and Convenience Store LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures Renewal Applications with Change of Agent, Stock and Shareholder for "JR Gas and Convenience Store" at 2008 W Center St. (Expires 5/2/2017) The applicant stated he always checks IDs. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot Individual also present: Ald. Stamper stated he would like applicant to enroll in the MARTS program. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SULTAN, Aftab, Agent for "Sultan Enterprises LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application for "Lisbon BP" at 2624 W Lisbon Av. (Expires 4/30/2017) The applicant stated the incident on the police report was horrible and he always teaches his employees to not chase after shoplifters. He added that he has a security guard at the store. He stated that things have improved over the last year. Individual also present: Ald. Stamper stated the applicant needs a professional security guard, enrollment in the MARTS program, and for the employees to clean up the block in front of the store. He recommends a warning letter. Individuals present in opposition: Gale Crocket 1826 N 26th St stated the gas station has been a nuisance for years and there is constant traffic. She stated she feels unsafe because of the panhandling, littering, loitering, and public urination. She added that the security guard is a problem. Betty Klaussen 1325 N 25th St stated the store has always been a problem and there is constant loitering. She added they have pipes and other paraphenalia for illegal drugs. Ald. Perez moved to amend the plan of operation to not sell pipes. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Rainey moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report, neighborhood and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: CYRUS, Elliott M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: DONOVAN, Mary L, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she changed her living situation and her job prospects. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: FELICIANO, Emerenciano, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Coggs moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: GREEN, Alicia D, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: GRIFFIN, Colleen L, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: LOVE, Markevan A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Rainey moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: MELANCON, Selene D, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she got the OWIs because she used to party. She stated she went to school and will no longer be driving. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: QUARLES, Talisha 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: WENZEL, Hannah R, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved to Hold to the Call of the Chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 01 LAL, Rashinder, Agent for "R H COMPANIES LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application for "KING'S CAPITOL CONVENIENCE" at 2002 W CAPITOL DR. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 01 LAL, Rashinder, Agent for "RH COMPANIES, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application for "KING'S HAMPTON CONVENIENCE" at 3800 W HAMPTON Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 WAGNER, Eric G, Agent for "Benelux Third Ward, LLC", Class B Tavern, Sidewalk Dining Facility Permit, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "Cafe Benelux" at 346 N Broadway. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 06 CURRIE, Jewel, Agent for "Garfields 502 LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications with Reorganization of Legal Entity for "Garfields 502" at 502 W GARFIELD Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 10 EDMISTON, Ronald L, Agent for "Speedway LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Speedway #4181" at 9200 W BLUE MOUND Rd. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 11 KUSZ, Merry jane, Agent for "MERRY J'S, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Removing Karaoke for "MERRY'S" at 5100 W HOWARD Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 MAGISTER, Peggy J Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours From Opening 5 PM Mon-Fri To Opening 11:30 AM Mon-Fri for "CRAZY WATER" at 839 S 2ND St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 EDMISTON, Ronald L, Agent for "Speedway LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Speedway #4485" at 1300 W College Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 EDMISTON, Ronald L, Agent for "Speedway LLC", Extended Hours Establishments Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Speedway #4604" at 800 E Layton Av. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 14 KASPRZYK, John E Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding Karaoke for "CJ'S SPORTS BAR" at 3279 S 9TH St. Ald. Perez moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter MORENO, Marcos, Agent for "Moreno's Roofing and Concrete LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Moreno's Roofing and Concrete". Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 ALDRIDGE, Thomas L, Agent for "ALDRIDGE INC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "George Webb Restaurant" at 6181 S Howell Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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161675 02.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance revising certain licensing regulations for the purposes of correcting errors, clarifying language and eliminating obsolete provisions.

Minutes note: Jessica Celella - License Division Manager
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