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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/10/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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190436 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: 12 HERNANDEZ, Graciela, Agent for "Mi Pais LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "Mi Pais" at 1401 W GREENFIELD Av. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 OLSON, Jaqueline T, Agent for "JackieO, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, 1 Pool Table, 7 Amusement Machines, and Pull Tab Machine for "Biffy's" at 2644 S 13th St. The applicant stated it is not in her best interest to continue and she wants to withdraw her application. Ald. Lewis moved approval of the withdrawal. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 PACHECO ANTONIO, Maria Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Renewal Applications for "Roque Pacheco" at 1817 W National Av. (Expired 8/26/2019) Ald. Coggs moved to hold to wait for an interpreter. (Prevailed 4-0) Appearing with the applicant: Roque Pacheco 1817 W National Ave Staff of License Division as interpreter Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated there were complaints about the base kitchen. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 REISER, Jason SCOTT, Agent for "Dolgencorp LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Dollar General Store #19014" at 627 W HISTORIC MITCHELL St. (Expires 9/11/2019) Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 AMSBARY, JR, Joseph B, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer License Renewal and Transfer Applications with Change of Agent for "WALGREENS #11237" at 1433 W BURNHAM St. Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Alyssa Johnson Robert Hilber 4118 W Thorncrest Dr, Franklin, WI Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated there was a food truck that was parked outside the premises for a long time and it destroyed the grass on the tree border. He added that there is panhandling at the premises as well. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a warning letter based on police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Dodd abstaining)
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Minutes note: 12 ORDONEZ-CARDENAS, Edwin A, Agent for "The Merge Group LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal and Transfer Applications with Change of Trade Name, Stock, and Adding 1 Pool Table for "Tycoons Lounge and Grill" at 721 S Cesar E Chavez DR. (Expires 9/13/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the premises is now a sports bar, not a nightclub. Ronnie Tillman 7037 W Beckett Ave Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated there was supposed to be a new owner and new concept. He recommended holding for clarification. Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 ALI, Omar A, Agent for "QUALITY DISCOUNT, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "QUALITY DISCOUNT" at 738 W HISTORIC MITCHELL St. The applicant stated he paid the citations. He stated that his business is declining and he is adding liquor to increase business. He stated the liquor will be behind the counter. He added that he's not going to sell single shots or large bottles. The applicant stated that the people who testified in opposition did not complain to him personally. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Franklyn Gimbel stated that he visited the store and he recommended bringing in fresh fruits and vegetables to the premises. He stated that concentration is subjective because there's no definition in city ordinances or state statutes. He added that the applicant is requesting to provide a limited supply of liquor to augment his existing business. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated the Family Dollar was replaced with a Dollar General. He added that the applicant has been on the street for a long time and is well known. He stated that he has been in the store and hasn't seen any problems. He recommends denial based on neighborhood testimony. Individuals present in opposition: Ryan Patin 729 W Historic Mitchell St stated he is on the BID and he is not in support. He added that they should try selling fruits and vegetables first before liquor. Stanley Loveday 1639 S 7th St stated there are too many places that sell alcohol in a 5 block radius and there's always people drinking and going to the bathroom in the alley. Tom Littmen 1007 W Historic Mitchell St stated he is opposed to more liquor on the street. Sanchez Brown 1601 S 7th St stated she has gone to the store a couple of times and the last time and there were maggots in the bowl-o-noodles they purchased. Joseph Amsen 1643 S 7th St stated he has gone in to the store and there is a large dog there. He added that the neighborhood doesn't need more liquor and there is enough in the area. Alexander Hanson 1623 S 7th St stated there is enough liquor in the neighborhood, but he is in support of the fresh produce. Individuals present in support: Larry Haskin 1359 S 3rd St stated the applicant is a hard worker. Carol Hoppe 2117 S 6th St stated she is in support of small businesses and shops at the store on occasion. Yvette Prather 1659 S 3rd St stated she doesn't see a problem with the applicant having a dog in the store. Johanna Iverson 1655 S 3rd St stated she sees the applicant on a daily basis and the dog is docile. She added that the store is clean and the frozen food is good and nutritious. Michael Marino 1557 S 8th St stated he goes to the store every day and he sees people leave the store because they don't have liquor. Robert Rosenblatt 1709 S 8th stated he has known the applicant since 2016 and he is in support. Nancy Bush Executive Director of BID #4 823 W Historic Mitchell St stated the BID was in support of the application for liquor in 2016. She added that there was no support this year because no action could be taken due to lack of quorum. Ald. Coggs moved denial based on concentration and neighborhood and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 NOONAN, Daniel J, Agent for "BrewCity CrossFit LLC", Class B Beer License Application for "BrewCity CrossFit" at 1539 W St Paul Av. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 REISER, Jason SCOTT, Agent for "Dolgencorp LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Dollar General Store #19324" at 4130 S Howell Av. (Expires 9/21/2019) Ald. Spiker moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 WITYNSKI, Michael A, Agent for "Dollar Tree Stores Inc", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Dollar Tree # 4823" at 3555 S Howell Av. (Expires 10/10/2019) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Josh Gimbel stated the stores in the police report are enrolled in the MARTS program. Star Macke 4065 Coyote Lake Cir, Lincoln Hills, IL Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 MOHAMED, Mazin E, Agent for "Amazing Auto Sales LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application for "Amazing Auto Sales" at 4319 N 76TH St. (Expires 10/1/2019) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 PATEL, Bharatkumar P, Agent for "Jay Shree Subs, Inc", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Subway" at 9109 W Burleigh St. (Expired 6/30/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Kabir Singh 9109 W Burleigh St Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 POE, Lakeesha, Agent for "Wal-Mart Stores East LP", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "Walmart #2936" at 10330 W SILVER SPRING DR. (Expires 9/24/2019) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 LAZENBY, Andrea, Agent for "Wal-Mart Stores East LP", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Walmart #2936" at 10330 W SILVER SPRING DR. (Expires 9/24/2019) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 06 DHINDSA, Amandeep K, Agent for "INDERPRI CORPORATION", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "CORNER LIQUOR II" at 3079 N HOLTON St. (Expires 10/6/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. James Toran stated items 4 and 6 on the police report have been rectified. Ald. Coggs moved approval holding open #6 on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 GARDNER, Cettery M Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours Sun From Opening 5 PM To 6 AM for "SHANANIGANS" at 3751 N TEUTONIA Av. (Expires 9/24/2019) Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 KASTHURIRANGAIAN, Prabhu, Agent for "Hotel of the Arts, LLC", Hotel/Motel and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Days Inn & Suites" at 1840 N 6TH St. (Expires 9/24/2019) The applicant stated there are some issues with neighbors including trash and they have increased their trash pick up to 3 times a week. He added that a group chat was created for the condo association to address communication issues. He added that stronger alley lighting will be done. He stated that he will improve landscaping and snow removal, and he fired the company he used last year. He added that he will be meeting with immediate neighbors monthly. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Brian Randall Atty. Lisa Wood stated the applicant works with the Human Trafficking Task Force, they do not allow walk-ins after 10 PM, they have a new key system, they have parking lot security from 9 PM-7 AM, and will have monthly meetings with the condo association next door. Vankatshawarn Raguphthy 4875 S Katelyn Cr, Greenfield, WI Ald. Coggs thanked the applicant for addressing some of the concerns from last year. Ald. Coggs moved to amend the plan of operation to include trash pick up to 3 times a week, a group chat with the condo association to address communication issues, stronger alley lighting, improved landscaping and snow removal, and monthly meetings with immediate neighbors. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Coggs moved approval as amended with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 NAGRA, Gurinder S, Agent for "N. Port Food & Liquor Inc", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "N. Port Food & Liquor" at 3876 N Port Washington Av. (Expires 9/12/2019) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated the applicant makes sure employees are properly licensed and he has addressed the rodent issues. He added that there will be a meeting with managers to discuss checking IDs and making sure employees have correct licenses. He added that he can put together a revised plan of operation before Council. Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair to wait for the revised plan of operation. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 OWAIS, Mohammad, Agent for "Action Food & Liquor LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor, Food Dealer, Weight & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Action Food & Liquor" at 3455 N Martin L King Jr DR. (Expires 10/16/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated he is representing the applicant for the item on the police report. Ald. Coggs moved approval, holding open #1 on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 SHEHADEH, Wadi A, Agent for "Yellow Castle Food LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Yellow Castle Food" at 2900 N 12th St. (Expires 10/10/2019) The applicant stated he successfully completed the MARTS program. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 STEWART, Jessica P Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "STEWART'S REST SPOT" at 1422 W ATKINSON Av. (Expires 10/11/2019) The applicant stated she started closing earlier and increased their capacity to 49 with DNS, but not with the License Division. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 02 COOK, Thomas M, Agent for "Pacific Bells LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Taco Bell #31501" at 5751 W Fond Du Lac Av. (Expired 8/31/2019) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Gavin Holmes 1819 N Cambridge Ave stated there is an employee who cleans the parking lot twice a day. Atty. Richard Doner Individual also present: Ald. Johnson stated there was a large amount of trash outside the premises. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 02 GOODSON, Ernestine, Agent for "Goodson Ventures LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Courtside Bar & Grill" at 9012 W Silver Spring DR. (Expires 10/16/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Shaun Thomas 4230 N Oakland Ave stated he was unaware of the last shooting on the police report. He added that they have a lease for parking in May. He added that they don't let people in who are parking illegally. Individual also present: Ald. Johnson stated there are issues with parking and capacity, and he is still waiting for a plan to address parking. He stated he is most concerned with parking, including cars parked on the sidewalks. He recommends holding the application to receive update plan of operation for parking. Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 10 LUCHINI, Anthony L, Agent for "S & V, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "KELLY'S BLEACHERS" at 5218 W BLUE MOUND Rd. (Expires 10/1/2019) The applicant stated #4 on the police report that only the person who was injured was a patron. He added that they put a port-a-potty in the back parking lot and they have security on Fri-Sat and a parking lot attendant during Brewers home games. Appearing with the applicant: Patrick Guenther 5218 W Blue Mound Rd stated they have taken measures to keep neighbors happy. Individual also present: Kailyn Kenney 10th District Legislative Assistant stated complaints have been received regarding the premises, people drinking on the sidewalk, and putting cones in the bike lane. Individual present in opposition: Bob Bach 5128 W Blue Mound Rd stated #4 on the police report was a fight of 20+ people and was mostly a fist fight and took place 20 ft East of the premises. He added that he has seen 2 fights in the parking lot. He stated that public urination is also a problem. Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 10 TROKA, Mary C, Agent for "DPT II, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Appleton Avenue Auto Sales" at 5835 W Appleton Av. Appearing with the applicant: George Katcheres 8282 Point Dr, Windlake, WI Individual also present: Kailyn Kenney 10th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Murphy has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 10 DENT, Devon D, Agent for "CMC Investment Group LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours From Opening 11 AM Sun and 10 AM Mon-Sat To Opening 8 AM Sun-Sat and Adding Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Bands, and Poetry Readings for "Scene I Restaurant & Lounge" at 5524-5526 W North Av. (Expires 10/11/2019) The applicant stated that the shooting didn't occur at the premises, but he came from another location. He added that there was blood was found outside the premises. He stated that 2 additional bars have opened up on the street that have public entertainment. He added that live bands will be used only for special events. He stated that one of the other bars has open garage doors where the music could be coming from. Individual also present: Kailyn Kenney 10th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Murphy has received numerous complaints relating to trash and litter and also a photo of a DJ on the premises, with open doors. She added Ald. Murphy is also concerned about the shooting on-site, tampering with the meter which is a safety issue, and is opposed to extending the hours and adding a DJ. She stated Ald. Murphy requests a 10 day suspension based upon the police report and neighborhood complaints. Individuals present in opposition: Barry B. Wagner 2339 N 56th St stated there is loud music on some nights from the rear of the establishment from parked cars and loud music vibrates in his house, which is 4 houses away on the opposite side of the street. He added that in the last year he has heard loud music in his house 10-15 times. Caryle Genright 2348 N 57th St stated she also hears loud music and is noticing more this summer that there have been 3 men urinating in the alley. She added that there are also mobile drug sales occurring. She stated that she has noticed loud music 8-9 times in the past year. Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report and neighborhood objections, holding instrumental musicians, disc jockey, and bands.(Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: 01 DODSON, Charmice L, Agent for "Dodson Legacy LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Poetry Readings, Karaoke, 1 Pool Table, and 2 Amusement Machines and 25+ Age Restriction After 9 PM for "Flourish" at 3500-02 W Silver Spring DR. The applicant stated a kitchen will be added within 18 months and they currently use an outdoor grill. She added that she wants to open right away to earn revenue to remodel the premises. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated the neighborhood objected to the license a year and a half ago. He added that her history was discussed at a previous license hearing and her restaurant in Bayview is doing well. He stated that a full kitchen is needed to prepare the type of food she wants. Ald. Kovac moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the amended business plan of operation, including closing Sun-Wed at 10 PM and 21+ age restriction after 9 PM daily. (Prevailed 5-0) Individual also present: Pres. Hamilton stated he saw the work that the applicant has put in and he would love to see a restaurant in the premises. He added that neighbors are supportive of businesses, but also hold them accountable. He recommends holding the application for further amendments and discussions with the applicant. Individuals present in opposition: Mavis McCallum 5710 N 35th St stated she was told the premises would be a restaurant, but the applicant spent $20,000 on an additional bar, and added sofas. She added that the applicant is not being honest about the intentions for the premises, and she believes it is a bar, not a restaurant. Kerry Flowers 5689 N 34th St stated the applicant has not been forthcoming with what her plans are and her relationship with the previous owner. He added that the applicant has not been keeping up with the landscaping and weed control. He added that the premises will be a bar, not a restaurant and that the applicant complained about spending money to install a kitchen. Gale Flowers 5600 N 34th St stated she agrees with the previous speaker. She added that the applicant stated repeatedly that the premises would be a restaurant, but the application says it's a bar. Dana Reinhardt 5700 N 34th St stated she was concerned about sanitation practices with delivered food. She added that a restaurant is welcomed, but a bar is not. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: ANDERSON, Severn J, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: CARTER, SR, Dexter R, Class B Manager's License Renewal Application. (Expired 6/30/2019) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: DAUENHAUER, Megan E, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: DEDRICK, Shanell C, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: ESPINOZA, Cordero R, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated he is in school at UWM and he moved from Madison so that's why his license expired. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: HAILE, Afrah, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 3-0) The applicant stated there was a drunken altercation with someone he had mutual friends with. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: JOHNSON, Katrina, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: KNEPPER, Ann C, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: LEE, Regina L, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she has remained alcohol free as a condition of her bail. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 2-1, Ald. Lewis voting no)
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Minutes note: LIBERTO, Amanda R, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated there was a rough patch in her life and she learned her lesson. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1, Ald. Lewis voting no)
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Minutes note: MILLER, Nieya N, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Spiker moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: NOWAK, Nicole J, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated that she was drugged in 2010 and in 2016 her sister passed away and it was hard on her. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0-1, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: PHILLIPS, Latoya A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: RHODES, Romiesha M, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated her roommate paid the WE Energies bill with someone else's card. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: SAMORAJSKI, Brittany J, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 2-1, Ald. Spiker voting no)
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Minutes note: SANABRIA, Roxann, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: WEISS, Kevin M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: WILLIAMS, Monique, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she doesn't know about #1 in the police report and #2 was a disagreement with a friend. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: SANTNER, Mark J Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Precision Construction & Remodeling". The applicant stated he is sober and needs the license to take his business to the next level. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 15 DAHADHA, Adli A, Agent for "Wright & Save, LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Wright & Save Foods" at 2478 N 38th St. (Expires 9/28/2019) The applicant stated he was on the phone and wasn't paying attention when he sold the tobacco to a minor. He added that he enrolled in the MARTS program, but his son failed the 4th check. He stated that he helps the community and the school down the street. He stated that he cleans every second and has 3 garbage cans around the premises. He stated that he and the neighbors work together as a family. He stated that he bought new coolers, has security cameras, painted the outside of the premises, and he tries to do his best to solve the problems. He stated that he cannot attend the monthly community meetings because he has to pick his kids up from school. He added that he cleans up but there is more garbage after one hour and in the morning. He stated that he will keep the area clean of trash and people loitering and selling drugs. Individual also present: Ald. Stamper stated this premises is a significant concern of his and the residents. He added that he has witnessed significant drug dealing, loitering, trash around the store, and lack of concern for the residents. He stated the residents do not have to accept the loitering and trash. He stated that he wants to see the store removed from the area. He added that the neighborhood deserves better and he recommends a 90 day suspension, to see if the closure improves the neighborhood. He would like to see improvement on the outside, security to help with loitering and drugs, the applicant attending monthly community meetings, and no more loitering. Individuals present in opposition: Sherry Fuquanas 2500 N 38th St stated the applicant doesn't come to the monthly community meetings or do anything to improve the neighborhood. She added that there is litter and people loitering outside the store daily. Ofti Fuquanas 2531 N 38th stated the corner is a nuisance area and he agrees with the previous speaker. He added that the applicant isn;'t doing anything to address the issues. Mabel Lamb Executive Director, Sherman Park Community Association stated she is in support of the neighbors and there is a lot of trash around the premises. Individuals present in support: Lee James 2521 N 39th St stated teenagers sell drugs in front of the store, but the applicant is working so he can't do anything about it. He added that there needs to be more police around the area to address the issues. Christina Adams 2431 N 39th St stated the store is very convenient and she doesn't have any problems. Aliyaah Johnson 2367 N 38th St stated she goes to the store every morning and there's not that much trash. She added that the applicant does clean up around the store. Lanette Baker 2129 N 39th St stated she has been going to the store for 10 years and the applicant is always willing to help out. Robert Wood 2431 N 39th St stated he cleans up trash at the store and makes sure no one steals anything from the store. He added that there are other people that clean up trash too. Shauntelle Whitfield 2501 N 38th St stated there is a lot of drug activity and litter on the block. She added that the store is an asset and the applicant is always willing to work with customers who are short on money. She stated that the applicant looks out for the children in the neighborhood and he's a good person. Ald. Lewis stated that the applicant needs more employees, security, and it is admirable that the applicant helps people, but he needs to do more to help the area because the community deserves better. She added that people need to feel safe and secure and the loitering needs to be addressed. She stated that the applicant should be a help to the neighborhood, not a hindrance. Ald. Kovac stated the premises has been to the committee before and promises were made, but were not fulfilled. He stated that he hears the residents loud and clear about the issues in the neighborhood. Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter. (Failed 1-2, Ald. Kovac and Lewis voting no) Ald. Lewis moved approval with a 60 day suspension based on the police report and neighborhood, applicant, and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 2-1, Ald. Spiker voting no)
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Minutes note: 15 HOLLINS, Teon S, Agent for "Shorty's Ink, LLC", Tattoo and Body Piercing License Application for "Shorty's Ink" at 4011 W North Av. Individual also present: Ald. Stamper recommends the applicant close at 8 PM. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the plan of operation to close at 8 PM. (Prevailed 3-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SHARMA, Ashwani, Agent for "Lisbon Food & Beer, Inc", Class A Malt, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Lisbon Food & Beer" at 4401 W Lisbon Av. Individual also present: Ald. Stamper stated he has met with the applicant and has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SOOD, Jamal J, Agent for "Horizon Food Inc", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Eagle Foods" at 1401 W Center St. (Expires 9/25/2019) Individual also present: Ald. Stamper stated he has no objections Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 04 DUPEE, David C, Agent for "Good City Brewing LLC", Class C Wine License Application for "Good City Brewing" at 333 W JUNEAU Av. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 04 ROBINSON, Rodney E, Agent for "RBJ Restaurant Group LLC", Extended Hours Establishments License Application Requesting to Close 1 AM Sun-Thurs and 3 AM Fri-Sat for Delivery Only and Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Papa John's Pizza #3143" at 1611 W Wells St. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 04 ROSKO, Aaron, Agent for "Rosko Thomas Enterprises, LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "Press Au Marche" at 207 E Buffalo St #104. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 04 SAFINA, David J, Agent for "HDS 777, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Comedy Acts, Disc Jockey, Karaoke, Jukebox, Patrons Dancing, and 3 Amusement Machines for "The Sofie" at 777 N JEFFERSON St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Jason Luczak Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated this has been a problem location and would like to have a neighborhood meeting. Ald. Spiker moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 04 DOHERTY, Brian M, Agent for "SP Plus Corporation", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "SP Plus" at 822 N OLD WORLD THIRD St. (Expires 9/24/2019) The applicant stated they will put in a fence and they have installed the cameras. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated there should be landscaping. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 04 MAYER, Susanne M, Agent for "Evolution of Milwaukee LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder and Adding 2 Amusement Machines for "Trio" at 1023-27 N Old World Third St. (Expires 9/24/2019) The applicant stated she takes things seriously with this property and she wants to have a good business. She added that with underage drinking they have done as much as they can including having ID scanners. She stated that she trusts the security company to train their security guards. She added that the security company fired the security guard from #14 in the police report because he was completely in the wrong. She stated the noise issues have been resolved and there has been a change in management and ownership. She stated there were some hiccups during the transition period and they are not allowing the incidents from last year to continue. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated the applicant took over managing in the last year and there hasn't been any noise issues since then or problems with the police from November to August. He added ID scanners were purchased to prevent patrons entering with fake IDs. He stated progress is being made. He stated that they have a new security company, new management company, and they are working on things and progress is being made. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he understands fake IDs because they're very well done, but the problem is what happens to the underage patrons and their excessive drinking. He added that the police report includes an employee injuring someone. He stated there are problems at the premises, including underage patrons lying face down on the sidewalk and he recommends a 15 day suspension. Ald. Kovac stated the old problems of noise were solved, but new problems have occurred. He added that there were serious issues of a security guard punching a patron unprovoked and an underage patron unconscious on the sidewalk. Ald. Lewis stated the record isn't as bad as it was, but there is still cause for concern. She added that operations need to be tight when running an establishment with alcohol, and issues should be mitigated. She stated that baby steps have been made and the applicant needs time to figure out the issues. She stated that the premises is not problem free and there were several incidents with underage patrons being injured. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report and aldermanic and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 3-0-1, Ald. Dodd abstaining)
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Minutes note: 04 TUSLER, Nathan T, Agent for "Double Dragon MKE LLC", Class B Tavern License Transfer Application with Change of Agent and Shareholder for "The Public Pool" at 1110 N OLD WORLD THIRD St. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 VAILLANCOURT, Erica E, Agent for "Interstate Parking Company LLC", Parking Lot or Place and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Transfer of Stock for "Interstate Parking Company # 1148" at 701 W ST PAUL Av. (Expired 7/26/2019) Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 SCHMIDT, JR, Robert C, Agent for "BREW CITY BAR B Q, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "TRINITY THREE IRISH PUBS" at 125 E JUNEAU Av. (Expires 10/17/2019) The applicant stated #48 and #54 did not occur at the premises and were not patrons, #53 was no incident, #51 was a patron who was prowling in a restricted area, #50 was underage enforcement that they passed, #49, 52, 55 occurred on the patio and dance floor and it was friends pushing each other around. He added that they have been proactive in calling the police. He added that they have security for the dance floor to control the crowd. He stated that security now wear shirts that identify them as security. He added that they actively remove problem patrons. He stated they don't have underage problems and their security isn't punching people. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated there is a lot of fighting going on. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 KATCHEVER, Anthony Rooming House License Renewal Application for "Anthony Katchever" at 2424 W KILBOURN Av. (Expires 9/30/2019) The applicant stated that he has some assistant managers, but he is there every day. He added that he would like to contract with Richard Lewis Security for the evening hours. He stated Milwaukee County places people at the premises because residents will have their own rooms and meals. He stated that the conditions are not deplorable and case managers are happy to place people with him. He added that mental health issues are the predominant problem at the premises. He stated that he wanted new roofs and solar panels, but he provides housing and is not a social service agency. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Robert Pledl stated the plan is to sell 2424 W Kilbourn Ave as a side-by-side duplex. He stated he agrees that general maintenance is below average. He added that the residents have disabilities and low income and are going to be difficult to place in a different residence. He added the applicant applied for $4 million in grants last year, but were only awarded $700,000. He added that the applicant listed the property for sale and had an offer that fell through. He stated that Sunny Side Development is still looking to purchase the properties on 24th St, with a maximum occupancy of 51. He added that he recommended selling the properties one at a time to help residents find new homes. Ald. Dodd moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the request for renewal of licenses as a reasonable accommodation letter from Atty. Pledl. (Prevailed 3-0) Kathy Fox 520 S Pettibone Dr, La Crosse, WI stated she is the realtor for the property and she's had 2 offers for the property but they fell through. She added that she's been asking for help. She stated that the applicant doesn't always collect full rent, so he doesn't have any money. She added that she's marketing the properties as a good rehab project. Individuals also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has received complaints for many, many years and he has personal knowledge of the property because he lives 5 blocks away. He added problems are increasing and general maintenance is not occurring. He stated the properties are blighted and he is concerned for the safety of the residents. He added the applicant is no longer capable of maintaining the welfare of 64 units. He stated that there have been hundreds of police calls for service in the last 5 years and the residents are in need of services. He stated that the applicant isn't able to manage the properties anymore. He added that last year the committee was sold a bill of goods, but there is no plan. He stated that the applicant is a landlord and there is an obligation to protect the residents if the landlord is not providing proper housing. He recommends nonrenewal based on testimony. Capt. Norman stated there have been a number of calls for service and his team has been working with DNS, but this is a multifaceted problem. He added that he knows neighbors are concerned. Anthony Goodman - DNS stated an interior and exterior inspection was performed in August and a progress inspection was done yesterday. He added extensive work is being done to the exterior of the property, but there are interior violations that remain involving sanitary conditions in 2 of the rooms, which is the result of hoarding. He stated a reinspection will happen on Friday. He added that the roof is leaking in to rooms and plaster is falling from the ceiling. Ald. Lewis moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #2 the binder of documents provided by Jim Dieter. (Prevailed 3-0) Individuals present in opposition: Ted Seibert 3005 W Kilbourn Ave stated he moved in 3 months ago and the condition of the premises is appalling and the structural condition is dangerous. Barb Scotty 3107 W Kilbourn Ave stated the property is not structurally sound and she has been propositioned for drugs and prostitution on the corner of the premises by adults in the morning and evening. Patrick Knealy 3002 W State St stated the applicant has said for over a decade that he's going to fix the properties. He added that the landlord doesn't have the capacity to follow through on commitments. Laura Mosier 3209 W Wells St stated when she bought her historical home she had 17 pages of requirements and the rooming houses don't seem to have any requirements. Rick Mosier 3209 W Wells St stated the properties have broken windows and the roof is caving in. Lindsey St. Arnold-Bell, Near Westside Partners stated the condition of the property is abhorrent and blighted. She added that the plans from last year have not come to fruition and no improvements have been made. Steve Ewing 3119 W Wells St Historic Westside Neighborhood Association stated the properties are rundown and are not conducive to restoring a neighborhood. Jodi Lemmer 4th District Legislative Assistant stated she visited the properties in person because she receives a lot of complaints. She stated that the exterior roofs and foundations are falling apart. Jim Dieter 2432 W Kilbourn Ave stated when he moved in to his house he had 45 major orders from DNS. He stated that residents have complained to him about the conditions of the properties. He provided a flash drive of photos and video of the properties. Ald. Dodd moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #3 the flash drive of photos and videos. (Prevailed 3-0) Individuals present in support: Paul Schechter Sunny Side Development 1231 E Dayton St Madison, WI stated he had an accepted offer to purchase the 5 properties last year. He added that he commissioned studies about the condition of the properties. He provided an award letter from the Affordable Housing Program for $750,000. He stated that he applied for other loans and grant programs, but their applications were not approved. Ald. Lewis moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #4 the award letter. (Prevailed 3-0) James Jones 2424 W Kilbourn Ave stated he has been a resident of the premises for 14 years and he is concerned that this is just a way to remove poor people from the neighborhood. Richard Zenesky 933 N 24th St stated he does a lot of handy work at the premises. He added that he has lived there for a year and he cleans and sets up rooms for new tenants. He added that he never felt unsafe and was never asked about drugs or propositioned. Terry Tock 2424 W Kilbourn Ave stated the premises doesn't have broken windows, but the outside could use paint. He added that it's a comfortable place with friendly people. Joseph 943 N 24th stated the building is a good living condition. Tracy Wabanuke 933 N 24th St stated he is the cook at the premises and enjoys it. Nadine Katchever 326 W Main St, Port Washington, WI stated a lot of the time the landlords are blamed for the tenants filth. She added that she tries to collect rent, but her husband has a soft heart. Sally Balk 933 N 24th St stated she has lived at the premises for 6 years, and residents are veterans, ex-cons, poor, disabled, and elderly. She added that the premises is a nice place like a family. Jerome Gunderson 520 S Pettibone Dr, LaCrosse, WI stated the applicant helps people and the homes are not falling down. Michael McCrimin 2424 W Kilbourn Ave stated Jim Dieter can call him. Ald. Lewis stated the police report is similar to last year and asked the applicant who is assisting him. She added that the code violations make the living conditions deplorable. She stated the people are amazing, but the condition of the building is the problem. She stated that she is concerned about the safety of residents and making sure the property is habitable. She added that the applicant is doing good work by helping people, but this is about the building and management. She stated that she doesn't see the point of renewing the license if the applicant is going to sell the properties. Ald. Kovac stated last year there was a plan and this year is chaos. He added if there was a sincere plan came through with a credible operator the committee might support it. Ald. Dodd stated that her heart bleeds for the residents, but she is concerned by the lack of communication between the applicant and his team, and it seems like the Common Council was duped. Ald. Lewis moved nonrenewal based on police report and neighborhood, DNS, police, and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 04 KATCHEVER, Anthony Rooming House License Renewal Application for "Anthony Katchever" at 933 N 24th St. (Expires 9/30/2019) This application was heard with 2424 W Kilbourn Ave. Ald. Lewis moved nonrenewal. (Failed 1-2, Ald. Kovac and Dodd voting no) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 2-01, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: 04 KATCHEVER, Anthony Rooming House License Renewal Application for "Anthony Katchever" at 939 N 24TH St. (Expires 9/30/2019) This application was heard with 2424 W Kilbourn Ave. Ald. Lewis moved nonrenewal. (Failed 1-2, Ald. Kovac and Dodd voting no) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 2-01, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: 04 KATCHEVER, Anthony Rooming House License Renewal Application for "Anthony Katchever" at 943 N 24TH St. (Expires 9/30/2019) This application was heard with 2424 W Kilbourn Ave. Ald. Lewis moved nonrenewal. (Failed 1-2, Ald. Kovac and Dodd voting no) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 2-01, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: 04 KATCHEVER, Anthony Rooming House License Renewal Application for "Anthony Katchever" at 947 N 24TH St. (Expires 9/30/2019) This application was heard with 2424 W Kilbourn Ave. Ald. Lewis moved nonrenewal. (Failed 1-2, Ald. Kovac and Dodd voting no) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 2-01, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: 07 ABUASI, Suhayb S, Agent for "Top Line Grocery, LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Three Brothers Plus" at 4326 W Burleigh St. (Expires 9/27/2019) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated #1 on the police report has been expunged. He added that he will submit an updated plan of operation to Ald. Rainey. He stated that a 10 day suspension is a bit much given the situation. Ald. Dodd moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the expungement of record. (Prevailed 3-0) Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he has received complaints about loitering, litter, and the sale of single cigarettes, and when he himself asked to purchase a loose cigarette the cashier pulled one out to sell to him. He added that he witnessed a fight break out near the parking lot and the applicant came out and watched the fight without doing anything. He stated that there are ongoing issues with cleanliness and loitering. He recommends a 10 day suspension. Ald. Lewis stated the sale of single cigarettes seems like a regular occurrence and is illegal. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 07 TURNER, Dwayne, Agent for "Franklin Heights Food Mart, LLC", Class A Malt License Application for "Franklin Heights Food Mart" at 3177 N 29th St. The applicant stated he did a petition, but never had a neighborhood meeting. He added that he doesn't want liquor, just beer and he is trying to make the neighborhood better and does not tolerate loitering. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated there are 9 alcohol establishments in a 5 mile radius and 3 additional on the border, making a total of 12. He added that there is no value in adding liquor licenses to the area and he recommends denial based on concentration. Individual present in support: Jeremiah Addison 3331 N 29th St stated the applicant has a relationship with the community and he feel safer going to this premises instead of other locations. Ald. Lewis moved denial based on concentration and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 07 RAY, SR, Michael, Agent for "Michael Ray Gents Plus LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal and Transfer Applications with Change of Legal Entity for "Gold Diggers Milw" at 4750 N HOPKINS St. The applicant stated that he doesn't want to approach people's cars and ask them to leave because it can be scary. He stated that there is no club in Milwaukee that has silence at the end of the night and he asks his customers to leave peacefully. He added that the police have been around a lot recently at closing time. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated #7 on the police report they take ownership of and they were in violation, #8 showed no violations, #9 was an employee who was not working, but was smoking marijuana in the parking lot and the applicant encourages his employees not to do illegal things, #10 was baseless claim by a neighbor and the police didn't find any violations, #11 the police issued citation to a person playing loud music in their car, #12 the police didn't find anything, #13 was an underage police aide denied entry for no ID, #14 was a person shot on way to premises, and the premises cooperated and provided surveillance video. He added that the applicant has a pretty clean record. He stated the applicant has reached out to the one neighbor who complains numerous times, but she doesn't respond. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated there is one neighbor who complains about the premises and the police report corroborates some of her complaints. He added that in her emails she complains about noise, loitering, and marijuana smoking. He stated that there have been several community meetings to discuss the issues. He added that the applicant can't get a handle on the issues and he recommends a 10 day suspension. He stated that the premises affects the quality of life for neighbors. Ald. Dodd stated she used to live in on the block and understands the problems in the area. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 07 DHILLON, Kulwant, Agent for "KOOL PETROLEUM, INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "35TH Hometown" at 3381 N 35TH St. (Expires 9/24/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Paul Oberer stated the applicant was willing to testify but the man ended up pleading guilty. Atty. Emil Obviagele stated that the man involved in the sex act has a history of doing this all over the city. He added that ADA O'Keefe thanked the applicant for his assistance in prosecuting the men involved in the sex act and a physical assault. He stated the applicant was scared for his life and that's why he didn't call the police. He added that the applicant purchased silent alarm necklaces for employees to call the police without using a phone. He stated that the applicant has a 20 year record of operating the premises without incident. He added that the applicant made a mistake that he deeply regrets, he's worked diligently to correct, and will never happen again. He added the applicant's family has lived in the community, has lost family to the community, and gives out scholarships to the community. He stated that the applicant takes this very seriously and he is sorry about his inaction. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated beyond the alcohol container, open pack of cigarettes, and the Quest cards he is most troubled about the sex act taking place in the store lasting 20 minutes and watched by employees and the applicant. He added that the video was brought to his attention by a resident. He stated that given that Milwaukee is first in the nation for human trafficking there was no regard given for the woman in the sex act. He added that he is also concerned about health issues because the sex act took place by the chips and sunflower seeds. He stated that a 20 day suspension is unreasonable and he understands the applicant has a 40 year positive track record, but sometimes you mess up and it's over with. He added that the premises is open 24 hours and the sex act took place at 3 AM, so they shouldn't be open 24 hrs anymore. He added residents feel they are victims of predatory practices and aren't treated with respect and dignity they deserve. He stated that he cannot let his concerns go unchecked. He stated the applicant only offered to testify after his office became aware of the video. He stated that the applicant is responsible for his inaction for not calling the police or his office. He recommends nonrenewal because the situation is egregious. Individuals present in opposition: Mabel Lamb Sherman Park Community Association stated she supports the residents in the community. John Reid 3356 N 36th St stated he sees littering, loitering, and drug use at the premises. He added that the applicant doesn't do anything for the neighborhood. He stated that he wants the premises closed to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood. Claudia Reid 3356 N 36th St stated everything in the premises is overpriced and expired. Paula Bangura 4887 N 66th St stated that she has witnessed drug dealing at the premises. She added that residents have a right to a quality of life without fear. Clinton Day 3352 N 36th St stated they neighborhood is deteriorating and he was appalled when he saw the video. He stated there's noise and shooting in the neighborhood. Martin Childs 4796 N 90th St stated he is concerned about children or others walking in on the sex act taking place. He added that the applicant has no plan to address the issues. He stated that the woman in the video may have been a victim of human trafficking and no attempt to call the police was made. He added that he's sick of people coming in to the community and allowing anything to happen. Individuals present in support: David Romero 2538 N 39th St stated he works at the premises picking up trash, stocking the coolers, and removing expired food and the applicant does a lot for community and helps people out. He added that the sex act shouldn't be held against him because anything can happen. Mr. Howard 3346 N 38th St stated the applicant helps the community and the sex act happening was unfortunate. He added that everyone makes mistakes and the applicant should be forgiven. He stated that the premises should remain open because it's the only place he has to get stuff from. Jamal McCall 2657 N 34th St stated the police aren't doing their job and that's why there are problems in the neighborhood. Donell Poe 3385 N 34th St stated he is in support. Sujit Kaur Dhillon 3159 W Greenfield Ave, Greenfield, WI stated he used to live in the neighborhood and has lived in the neighborhood 40 years. He added that his brother was shot and killed at the premises in 1990. He stated that he ran the gas station for 15 years and he apologized on behalf of his brother for not calling the police, and asked for forgiveness. Terry Taper 3401 N 35th St stated he is there every day and the integrity of the neighborhood has declined. He added that the applicant supports the neighborhood. He stated that he would have called the police if he witnessed the sex act. Warren May 3615 N 36th St stated the premises is good for the community and it's not the applicant's fault because he didn't expect the sex act to take place. Ashley Torrence 2220 W Vine St stated people do anything these days and she feels safe at the gas station. She added that the woman in the sex act looks like she was dating the man in the sex act. She stated that you cannot control what people do for attention. Mr. McCall 5200 W Wilber Rd, Brown Deer, WI stated the applicant is being destroyed for what someone else did and he is a good person. Tanicka Scott 3171 N 33rd St stated the applicant has helped her out in the past when she didn't have enough money for formula. She added the applicant shouldn't be held responsible for what occurred in the store. She stated that the applicant should have called the police, but the man in the sex act is doing this everywhere and out of control. Joseph Bogan 2537 N 56th St stated the man in the video does this to make money. He added that people from outside the neighborhood come in and litter and do whatever. He stated something needs to happen but the premises shouldn't be shut down. Ald. Dodd stated she doesn't feel any differently than she did the first time this application was heard. She added that it speaks volumes that no phone call was made for 20 minutes or even after the fact. She stated that the inaction is concerning and a decision needs to be made that's best for the community. Ald. Dodd moved nonrenewal based on the police report and aldermanic and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 07 SZULCZEWSKI, Willie L, Agent for "Piercings Plus, LLC", Tattoo and Body Piercing License Application for "Piercings Plus Tattooing and Piercing" at 4412 W Center St. The applicant stated that he didn't know he needed a license to operate. Appearing on with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he met with the applicant and residents have concerns. He added that the misunderstanding of getting a license caused a lot of issues, so he would like a neighborhood meeting. Individuals present in opposition: Mr. Bailey Washington High School stated that he is concerned about the students Frank Finch III 2876 N 44th St stated he doesn't like the location of the premises. Laura Carpenter 2700 N 45th St stated that the applicant has been receiving clients since the spring. She stated that she sees people going in the premises late at night. Mabel Lamb, Sherman Park Community Association stated they had a meeting and 15 residents were not in support. Kay Wiesman 2750 N Grant Blvd started that it is a residential area and body piercing is not an attractive business. Doris Wallace 2677 N 46th St stated that Center St is already congested and body piercing is not the type of business that is needed in the area. Patricia Oblek 3344 N 50th St stated that the business needs to run a tight ship and step up to the community. Jessie Lee 2859 N Sherman Blvd stated he supports the community. Individuals present in support: Ricky Potts BID 39 3819 W Center St stated that he met the applicant a week ago. James Morris 1698 Dousman St, Green Bay, WI stated the applicant is his son and he should have been developing relationships with neighborhood associations and residents. He added that this is a great opportunity for the applicant. Eugene Greene 2722 N 45th St stated that he is proud of the applicant and the premises will uplift the community. He added that the applicant put a camera in the alley. Ted McDaniel 4365 N 17th St stated that the community can benefit from the applicant opening his business. Edward Packer 2515 N 26th St stated he is a partner in the business and he legally carries a firearm. Pamela Edwards 2761 N 44th St stated she worked with the applicant previously and is in support. Wayne Schroeder 6133 W Stevenson St stated he worked with the applicant previously and he is a good person. Paul Tatum 2730 N 44th St stated the applicant is a nice young man. Elaine 2763 W 44th St stated she is a previous client and the business would be good for the community. Roziell Deely 2646 N 45th St stated he helped the applicant clean up the premises. He added that the applicant is a good person for the neighborhood. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 03 WAGNER, Eric G, Agent for "CAFE HOLLANDER DOWNER AVE LLC", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting Bands and Instrumental Musicians for "CAFE HOLLANDER" at 2608 N DOWNER Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 04 WARD, Brian J, Agent for "PBE Milwaukee 2 LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "Point Burger Express" at 322 W STATE St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 05 TOY, Jeffrey K, Agent for "A'viands LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Additional Site (Food), and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "A'viands" at 2900 N Menomonee River Pk. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 RUIZ, Filiberto, Agent for "6th Auto Repair, LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises Application Requesting Dealing, Storing, Transporting, Removing and/or Recycling Waste Tires and Dealing, Storing, Transporting, Removing and/or Recycling Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts for "Mex-Tires" at 1438 S 6TH St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 TRAN, Hoi T, Agent for "PHANS GARDEN, INC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock and Change of Shareholder for "PHAN'S GARDEN" at 1923 W NATIONAL Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 13 KASTHURIRANGAIAN, Prabhu, Agent for "Silver Kettle LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding Karaoke for "Spring Gardens Cafe" at 1716 W LAYTON Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 14 SCHETTER, Kenneth J, Agent for "Schetter Automotive LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application with Change of Ownership for "Schetter's Auto Sales and Service" at 401 E Oklahoma Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter 12 GOMEZ-ORTIZ, Francisco, Agent for "CANTARITOS BAR, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Passion Nightclub" at 1566-1570 S MUSKEGO Av. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 GOVANI, Hussein P, Agent for "NATIONAL MUFFLER & FOOD MART, INC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "NATIONAL LIQUOR MART" at 719 S CESAR E CHAVEZ DR. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 KETTERING, Alan F, Agent for "MULTIVERSE, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Bands, Karaoke, Patron Contests, and Patrons Dancing for "WOODY'S" at 1579 S 2ND St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) 12 WEISS, Robert G, Agent for "Shakersmilwaukee Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Shakers Cigar Bar and World Cafe" at 422 S 2nd St. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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