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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/12/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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190921 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: 03 MCMAHON, John R, Agent for "Door County Brewing Co, LLC", Class C Wine License Application for "Hacienda Beer Co" at 2018 E North Av. Ald. Kovac provided an email of support from the East Side BID. Ald. Coggs moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 an email of support from the East Side BID. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 DHALIWAL, Karamvir K, Agent for "GP Food Market LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application–Adding Liquor for "Los Amigos" at 2100 S 13TH St. Individual present: Ald. Perez stated the applicant asked to be rescheduled. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 KEMPLE, Matthew S, Agent for "Milwaukee Comedy, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands and Comedy Acts for "Laughing Tap" at 706B S 5th St. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 MLEZIVA, Ryan P, Agent for "Brew Fitness LLC", Class B Beer License Application for "Brew Fitness" at 408 W FLORIDA St #B100. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 CANALES, Francisco LUIS, Agent for "Ticos Towing LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Non-Consensual Towing, and Dealing, Storing, Transporting, Removing, and/or Recycling Junk/Valuable Metal and Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts for "Ticos Towing LLC" at 2617 S 31ST St #REAR. Individual present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 MARTINEZ, Antonio, Agent for "EL Inferno LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "EL Inferno" at 2000 W Mitchell St. (Expires 11/21/2019) Appearing with the applicant as interpreter: License Division Staff Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated there was some confusion about selling frozen pizzas, but it seems to be clear now and Ald. Donovan has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 SINGH, Harvender, Agent for "TERRY SRA, LLC", Class A Malt License Transfer Application with Change of Location and Food Dealer License Application for "Harbin Food & Beer" at 3100 W MITCHELL St. The applicant stated the currently offer WIC and Quest at their current location. Appearing with the applicant: Rupinder Singh 3100 W Mitchell St Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Donovan did a postcard survey and 22 of the 23 neighbors were in support. Individual present in opposition: Penelope Dixon Milwaukee Women's Center stated she spoke with the applicant and she would like the applicant to offer fresh fruits, produce, and WIC items. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 VARA DE ARANA, Marina Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "LA ARRACHERA" at 1988 S MUSKEGO Av. The applicant stated that they're losing customers because they don't offer beer. She added that they're been in business for 15 years. She stated that she understands the concern of the neighbors because she doesn't want anything bad to happen in the neighborhood. She added that she does not want to run a liquor store, just a small supermarket. She stated that she will withdraw the Liquor application, but keep the Malt. The applicant stated she will not sell single cans, only 4 or 6 packs. Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Donovan is in the middle on this because the applicant runs a great business with no issues, but he will support beer, but not liquor. Individuals present in opposition: Alma Gonzalez 1978 S Muskego Ave stated she has witnessed a decline in the neighborhood in the past years. She stated that there's already a bar in the neighborhood and there is drug dealing, bar fights, broken bottles, panhandling, and other issues. She stated there is Rogers Elementary School and a Boys and Girls Club where children walk to and from school. She added that the neighborhood doesn't need another liquor license. She stated that the store is great and they offer WIC items. Benjamin Gonzalez 1978 S Muskego Ave stated he agrees with his wife. Individuals present in support: Janet Gonzalez 1960 S Muskego Ave stated she knows the applicant and she is in support. She stated a lot of store owners sell alcohol and adding it won't affect the neighborhood, it would actually be better because it will be closer. Jamiro Torres 1960 S Muskego Ave stated he agrees with his wife. Oscar Vega 1921 S 25th St stated he has a food truck near the location and a lot of his customers ask for beer from the store. Ald. Lewis stated the applicant shouldn't sell single cans. Ald. Lewis moved to accept the withdrawal of the liquor license application. (Prevailed 5-0. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the applicant to not allow single can sales. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 VARA DE ARANA, Marina Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "LA ARRACHERA" at 1988 S MUSKEGO Av. The applicant stated that they're losing customers because they don't offer beer. She added that they're been in business for 15 years. She stated that she understands the concern of the neighbors because she doesn't want anything bad to happen in the neighborhood. She added that she does not want to run a liquor store, just a small supermarket. She stated that she will withdraw the Liquor application, but keep the Malt. The applicant stated she will not sell single cans, only 4 or 6 packs. Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Donovan is in the middle on this because the applicant runs a great business with no issues, but he will support beer, but not liquor. Individuals present in opposition: Alma Gonzalez 1978 S Muskego Ave stated she has witnessed a decline in the neighborhood in the past years. She stated that there's already a bar in the neighborhood and there is drug dealing, bar fights, broken bottles, panhandling, and other issues. She stated there is Rogers Elementary School and a Boys and Girls Club where children walk to and from school. She added that the neighborhood doesn't need another liquor license. She stated that the store is great and they offer WIC items. Benjamin Gonzalez 1978 S Muskego Ave stated he agrees with his wife. Individuals present in support: Janet Gonzalez 1960 S Muskego Ave stated she knows the applicant and she is in support. She stated a lot of store owners sell alcohol and adding it won't affect the neighborhood, it would actually be better because it will be closer. Jamiro Torres 1960 S Muskego Ave stated he agrees with his wife. Oscar Vega 1921 S 25th St stated he has a food truck near the location and a lot of his customers ask for beer from the store. Ald. Lewis stated the applicant shouldn't sell single cans. Ald. Lewis moved to accept the withdrawal of the liquor applicant, approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 KADADHA, Ahmad, Agent for "Champion Chicken 87 LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "Champion Chicken" at 8718 W Lisbon Av. The applicant stated he took over the business in August and the premises has always served beer. Ald. Dodd 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. (Expired 10/1/2019) Ald. Dodd moved denial based on third nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 IPPOLITI, Justin, Agent for "TRAILER PARK TAVERN LLC", Alcohol Permanent Extension of Premise License Application Adding Patio and Beer Garden for "TRAILER PARK TAVERN" at 2989 S Kinnickinnic Av. Ald. Coggs moved to accept the withdrawal of the application. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 LUCKS, Valeri A, Agent for "HONEYPIE CAFE, INC.", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Applications for "Honeypie" at 2569 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Individual also present: April Santa Anna 14th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Zielinski is in support. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 MEINHARDT, Allison M, Agent for "THE WHITE HOUSE RESTAURANT LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Applications for "The White House" at 2900 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Individual also present: April Santa Anna 14th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Zielinski is in support. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 CROWLE, Kathryn E, Agent for "833 WEST WISCONSIN AVENUE , LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Additional Food Site, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Patrons Dancing, and 1 Pool Table for "St. James 1868" at 833 W Wisconsin Av. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Victor Rackmeyer stated the want to stay open until 2 AM. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the application to close at 2 AM daily. Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 HACKBARTH, Paul C, Agent for "DEER CAMP, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Applications Requesting Bands, Disc Jockey, Instrumental Musicians, Karaoke, Patrons Dancing, 5 Amusement Machines, and 1 Pool Table for "Deer Camp" at 1023-1027 N OLD WORLD THIRD St. The applicant stated he will operate the venue within his brand and is purchasing the building. He added that the he has experience operating rooftops and outdoor spaces. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 JANOWIEC, Anthony V, Agent for "Interstate Parking Company LLC", Parking Lot or Place and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Interstate Parking Company LLC" at 328 N Van Buren St. Individual present: Ald. Bauman Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 MANJEE, Habib, Agent for "MKE Water Street LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "ELMNT Lounge" at 618 N WATER St. (Expires 12/18/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated the cones were placed by the City, not the applicant. He added that the fight in the last incident on the police report was a family issue, and the applicant assisted the police. Luis Morado 610 N Water St Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated this is a short police report and he recommends 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: 06 ALKHAWALDEH, Shadi M, Agent for "Haji LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Stockholder for "Haji's Red Hot" at 2100 W Hopkins St. (Expired 11/4/2019) The applicant stated the previous owner lives in Canada and he had a bad manager. He stated he applied in October to take over the business, but he was never told to meet with the alderwoman. He added that he paid for the license and waited for it to come in the mail, but it never came. He stated he tried to meet with Ald. Coggs last Friday. He added that there are no more violations because he cleaned and fixed everything. He stated that all employees will go to the food manager certification program. He added that the previous owner had family issues and was not at the business. He stated that he will be a the premises all the time. Appearing with the applicant: Hazem Amro 2231 W College Ave stated he is in the new manager and he started working November 3rd. He added that he has the safe food handler certification and the violations came because they're trying to improve the inside. He added that he's working to improve and change the premises and he used to work at Fryerz as a manager. Mel Shy 2526 W Burleigh St stated the people in the risk control program are not present today. There was a change in ownership at the end of July, beginning of August and they're trying to catch up with everything that was in place from the previous owners. She added she was just hired as a manager in September. Individual also present: Claire Evers, Health Department stated there were 27 violations on the routine inspecation last October. She added there were 4 complaints, and a compliance conference was required to assist the premises with gaining and maintaining compliance. She added in August there were 7 violations, and last week there were14 violations which required the premises to be closed. She stated the manager had no idea what the risk control plan was. She added the complaints were verified pest issues. She stated the November 7th inspection included the following violations: WHEN TO WASH: Employee observed not washing hands before putting on clean gloves.; PACKAGED AND UNPACKAGED FOOD-COVERED CONTAINERS OR WRAPPING: Raw fish in the walk-in cooler and cooked chicken in the 2-door prep cooler were observed to be unwrapped or uncovered.; FOOD CONTAMINATION PREVENTED FROM PREMISE – OFF THE FLOOR: A box of bakery items being stored on the floor in the walk-in cooler.; THAWING: Raw chicken wings are being improperly thawed by holding at room temperature in the wash and rinse compartments of the 3-compartment ware-wash sink.; EQUIPMENT AND UTENSILS – GOOD REPAIR: The soft serve machine and the flat top grill are not maintained in good repair. The soft serve machine is not functional and has a foul odor inside. There is a gap between the flat grill surface and the back grill wall, which allows grease to leak onto the stainless steel table underneath. There is a grimy cloth on the stainless steel table to absorb grease.; FOOD CONTACT SURFACES – SANITIZED BEFORE USE AND AFTER CLEANING: The cutting board and food prep table in the kitchen area are not being sanitized before use and after cleaning.; UTENSILS, EQUIPMENT AND LINENS – STORING PROHIBITIONS – CLEAN DRY LOCATION: Single service containers are improperly stored on a shelving unit below an exposed area of ceiling where they are subject to dust, debris and insulation.; PLUMBING – SYSTEM MAINTAINED IN GOOD REPAIR: The plumbing is not maintained in good repair. The water to the prep sink and mop sink is not working. The air gap below the prep sink is being covered with a plastic bag due to it's foul odor.; HAND DRYING PROVISION: No single-use toweling or other hand drying device available at handwashing sink in food prep area or employee rest room for hand drying.; CONTROLLING PESTS – INSPECTING PREMISE: Mouse droppings were observed in and on bag of flour in the kitchen.; STORING MAINTENANCE TOOLS: Maintenance tools and a step ladder are improperly being stored on and next to two food storage shelves that have single-service items on it.; TOXIC SUBSTANCES – IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, PROMINENCE – COMMON NAME – WORKING CONTAINER: Working containers of de-greaser are not labeled with contents.; TOXIC SUBSTANCES – STORAGE: Can of insulating foam sealant in food prep area is stored touching container of single-use gloves and above the freezer; and the premises did not have a valid food dealer license because it had expired 3 days prior. Ald. Coggs asked why the applicant didn't apply for a change of ownership when he took over in July. She stated that the health reports are horrible and they're putting people's lives and safety at risk because of the bad food management. She added that she has heard nothing from the applicant about a plan to change this and as recently as 4 days ago there were still violations. She stated there is no way on earth she can support a renewal. Ald. Kovac stated the premises was operating in a dangerous way, and they didn't have a license and knew they didn't have a license. Ald. Coggs moved denial based on Health Department reports, operating without a license, and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 CONNERS-MCABEE, Tramaine D, Agent for "Chickenpees LLC", Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Applications for "Chickenpees LLC" at 807 W Atkinson Av. Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 DHINDSA, Inderjit S, Agent for "SUNPRI CORP", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "CORNER LIQUOR" at 3500 N PORT WASHINGTON Av. (Expires 12/11/2019) The applicant stated he painted the premises 7 years ago and the inside is completely renovated. He added that Ms. Lasiter records his employees cleaning outside. He stated that they clean up litter at 8 AM, 12 PM, and 8 PM. He stated he will hire an outside company to clean up litter every day, will put up a fence, and put up signs about littering and loitering. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. James Toran stated the applicant enrolled in the MARTS program. He added that the applicant denies all the trash Ms. Lasiter has. Individual present in opposition: Fatima Lasiter 3512 N Port Washington Ave stated there is litter and she has picked up 3 bags of trash in the past week from the premises. She added that the applicant dumped tires on her property and she had a break in caused by customers of the premises. She stated that employees have made racist comments toward her. She added she has seen drug use, public urination, and she has called the Fire Department for people passed out in the parking lot. Ald. Coggs stated the premises has a litter problem and there is litter going through the fence to Ms. Lasiter's property. She stated neighbors deserve to be treated with respect. She added that she would like an abatement plan in writing. Ald. Lewis stated nothing has been done and the premises seems to be a nuisance. Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair for an abatement plan. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 HOLMES, II, Thomas J, Agent for "Lux2 LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Lux" at 2712 N MARTIN L KING JR DR. (Expires 11/22/2019) Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 KOMARA, Youssouf, Agent for "KISMAYO, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "CLUB TIMBUKTU" at 520 E CENTER St. (Expires 12/20/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Angela McKenzie 520 E Center St Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 SANDHAR, Navjoot S, Agent for "Navjoot Petro INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Citgo on Atkinson" at 818 W ATKINSON Av. (Expires 12/17/2019) Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 SCHAEFER, Matthew A, Agent for "Uncle Wolfie's Breakfast Tavern LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours Sun-Sat From Closing 3 PM To 11:59 PM for "Uncle Wolfie's Breakfast Tavern" at 234 E Vine St. (Expires 12/9/2019) The applicant stated they plan on doing special events and dinners, such as pop-ups. He added that he can contact Mr. Givens to notifiy him of events. He stated that his staff is aware of the parking issues and they address them. Appearing with the applicant: Whitney McAllister stated neighbors can call or text her about parking issues so she can address them. Ald. Coggs stated the applicants should start with temporary event permits, instead of changing the hours all together. Individuals present in opposition: Glen Givens 224 E Vine St stated he would like to be noticed of all events. He added that he has found a glass from the restaurant on his porch. He added that the exhaust fan blows in to his house. India Hoeffer 224 E Vine St stated she works 3rd shift, 7 days in a row and she needs her sleep. She added that she sees people tresspassing on her property. She stated that patrons block her driveway and delivery trucks block the street. Individual present in support: Jeff Fleming 730 N Palmer St stated the premises is well run and an asset to the neighborhood. He added that he would like no outside seating after 9:30 PM. Ald. Coggs moved to hold the change of hours. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Coggs moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 CHEEMA, Jagjit S, Agent for "PEARL LIQUOR, INC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "SUNSHINE LIQUOR & DELI" at 3541 W VILLARD Av. (Expires 12/20/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Josh Gimbel stated the applicant will enroll in the MARTS program. Individual also present: Dorothy Johnson 1st District Legislative Assistant stated President Hamilton has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 SEPHUS, Laronda M, Agent for "LSTSSOLUTIONS, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Patrons Dancing and 10 Amusement Machines for "Tony's on Villard" at 3506-3510 W Villard Av. The applicant stated she will be meeting with the BID. Individual also present: Dorothy Johnson 1st District Legislative Assistant Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair for the applicant to meet with the BID. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 HALLIDAY, Susan M, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer License Transfer Application with Change of Agent for "WALGREENS #07370" at 6442 N 76TH St. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Alyssa Johnson Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 02 ABED, Maram, Agent for "Ableen LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Ritz Food Market" at 5834 W Villard Av. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Mark Schoenfield Hadi Abed 5834 W Villard Ave Individual also present: Ald. Johnson stated he has no objections, but litter should also be picked up as needed. Ald. Coggs moved to amend the plan of operation to include litter pick up as needed. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Spiker moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 02 ROBINSON, JR, James T, Agent for "Club 4323, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications with Change of Hours Fri From Closing 2 AM To Closing 2:30 AM for "Genes Supper Club" at 4323 N 60th St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Patrick Kavanaugh Brennan stated they're just looking for the change of hours. Individual also present: Ald. Johnson stated he has no objections to the change of hours. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 07 ALGALLY, Hikmat H, Agent for "Algaly LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Hakote Food Mart" at 3830 W Burleigh St. (Expires 12/3/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Iham Habesh as interpreter Atty. Mark Schoenfeld stated the applicant has purchased a copy machine. There were 3 residents present in support. Individual also present: Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated there are issues on the police report. Individuals present in support: Felicia Moore 4028 W Burleigh St stated the premises is an asset to the community. Thomas Pfiefer 4028 W Burleigh St stated the applicant is a leader. Arthur Washington 3220 N 39th St stated he feels the store is safe for his daughter and he agrees with the previous speakers. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 CLAYTON, Joseph T, Agent for "Elation Wine & Dessert Bar, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Poetry Readings, Comedy Acts, Karaoke, Patrons Dancing, and Paint Parties for "Elation Wine & Dessert Bar" at 4706 W Fond Du Lac Av. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated that the premises was originally opened as a wine and dessert bar, but struggled, so it became a private event space for private parties. He added that the change in the law caused some of the issues on the police report. He stated that they host birthday parties, graduations, and community events. He added that the applicant will amend the plan of operation to close Sun-Thurs at 12 AM and Fri-Sat at 1 AM. He provided a business plan to the committee. Jaquan Clayton 3500 W Villard Ave Individual present in support: Johnny Jones 4016 N 16th St stated the community needs the space for events and he is in support. Individual also present: Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Rainey wants to meet with the applicant. Ald. Coggs moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the business plan. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair for meeting with Ald. Rainey. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 MERCADO, Luis, Agent for "Mercado Auto Body Shop, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "24/7 Auto Sales" at 3801 N 35th St. The applicant stated they currently do body work and want to sell cars. Appearing with the applicant: Cedrick Mays N52W16858 Oak Ridge Tr, Menomonee Falls, WI Individual also present: Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated the location is a huge fenced-in lot and he talked with Mr. Mays about no junk cars on the lot and no streamers, and Ald. Rainey is in support. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 NEMBHARDT, Hyacinth E, Agent for "UPPA YARD LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Poetry Readings and Bands for "Uppa Yard" at 4943&4947 W FOND DU LAC Av. Appearing with the applicant: Oliver Edwards 7300 N Beach Dr, Fox Point, WI Individual also present: Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Rainey is in support, but there are concerns about litter. Individual also present: stated the premises is good and an asset to the community. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 VAN BENDEGOM, Kelli A, Agent for "Dolgencorp LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Dollar General Store #19013" at 4412 W Capitol DR. (Expires 11/27/2019) The applicant stated the cash registers are by the frosted glass. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Brian Randall stated the ledge was removed, no loitering signs were installed, and a sign package has been ordered. He provided a loitering plan of operation. Ald. Spiker moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the loitering plan of operation. (Prevailed 5-0) Individual also present: Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated the plan of operation is acceptable. Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter based on aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: BROWN, Ashley N, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2018) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: FOSTER, Christine S, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she's been a bartender for a decade. She added that she has corrected her past behaviors and she's in counseling. She stated that she doesn't drink at work and she uses Uber. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Failed 2-2-1, Ald. Spiker and Coggs voting no, and Ald. Lewis abstaining) Ald. Coggs moved denial. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Kovac voting no)
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Minutes note: GOETZ, Bryan D, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: KOLANCHECK, Luke A, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated he was at a Brewers game and he passed out at a stoplight while driving. He stated he gets rides or uses Uber. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: KOMAN, Sandra E, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2019) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: MACIAS, Pablo, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2019) The applicant stated the first 2 offenses were over 6 years ago. He added he was celebrating his friend's birthday and he drove to see his girlfriend because it was easy, but apologizes for the mistake. He added that he needs money because he owes child support and money to the City. He stated that he currently works part-time at Chivas Bar. License Division staff appeared with the applicant as his interpreter. Ald. Kovac stated the first two offenses were a while ago, and the applicant made a mistake in July and has apologized for it. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: TORRES, Roberto, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2019) The applicant stated he lost his brother and sister and was in a bad way. He added that the he works at On My Way Home and gets a ride from family member or friends. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 2-1-2, Ald. Coggs voting no, Alds. Lewis and Dodd abstaining)
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Minutes note: VARGAS ELIGIO, Jesus, Agent for "Vargas General Contractor, LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Vargas Contractor". Ald. Lewis moved denial based on second nonappearance.(Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 COTTON, Shanita M, Agent for "T Jay's Lounge LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "T Jay's Lounge" at 2911 W North Av. (Expires 12/4/2019) The applicant stated she hired more security, installed more lights in the parking lot, has a counter to keep track of capacity, and they don't give out food anymore. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated he has witnessed unruly patrons outside the premises and the police report speaks to that with the shootouts. He added that there was video on Facebook of a fight outside the premises. He stated the applicant is taking measures to fix issues, such as meeting with District 3, but they need some time to reevaluate their crowed and who they're advertising to. He added the applicant needs to be more involved in the business. He added Ald. Stamper recommends a suspension of 15 to 30 days to get back to reasonable operations because the last 6 months have been crazy. Ald. Dodd stated the applicant needs to be more involved in the day-to-day and the police report is concerning. She added the applicant needs some time to come up with an action plan in writing that she can share with Ald. Stamper. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a 15 day suspension based on the police report and aldermanic and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 DHILLON, Inderjeet S, Agent for "30th Street Inc", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "30th St Liquor" at 2001 N 30TH St. (Expired 11/1/2019) The applicant stated he did enroll in the MARTS program, but an employee handed the mystery shopper the Swisher Sweets. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper is a stickler about 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: 15 LESURE, SR, Stephan J, Agent for "Sanders Super Bowl LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Karaoke, 4 Amusement Machines, 8 Bowling Lanes, and 1 Pool Table for "Sanders Super Bowl" at 3827 W Vliet St. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper is in support. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Harjinder, Agent for "1341 CENTER ST INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "CENTER PETRO MART" at 1341 W CENTER St. (Expires 12/18/2019) The applicant stated he will enroll in the MARTS program. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated #13 on the police report was an accident where the applicant helped, #14 the amound past due has been paid, #15 has been a problem subject, #16 was a different location and the employee was terminated, #17 was his client cooperating with police, and this is a record of a proactive business owner. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper wants the applicant to enroll in the MARTS program. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 04 KEMPLE, Matthew S, Agent for "Milwaukee Comedy LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours From Opening 6 PM Mon-Sat, Closing at 7 AM Sun and 8 PM Mon-Thurs To Opening 12 PM Mon-Sat, Closing at 9 PM Sun and 12 AM Mon-Thurs for "Underground Collaborative" at 161 W Wisconsin Av #L1100. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 MARKSON, Matthew R, Agent for "MKEAA LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications Removing Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "Ale Asylum Riverhouse" at 1110 N OLD WORLD THIRD St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 WEBER, Ralph A, Agent for "The Xenia Group, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding Patrons Dancing for "Tied House" at 124 N Water St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 06 TATUM, Baboonie, Agent for "Butterflyz LLC", Class B Beer, Class C Wine – Service Bar Only, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock and Food Dealer License Transfer Application Adding Catering for "Rise and Grind Cafe & Market" at 2737 N MARTIN L KING JR DR. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 10 DELGADO, Natassha T, Agent for "Browtiquemke by Natassha & Theresa LLC", Request unusual circumstance waiver to reinstate Tattoo and Body Piercing License Application for "Browtique MKE" at 5422A W VLIET St. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 11 SANCHEZ-MORA, Enicacio, Agent for "Buenavista Banquet Hall LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications with Change of Hours From Opening Sun-Sat at 10 AM, Closing Sun-Thurs at 12 PM and Fri-Sat at 12 AM To Opening at 10 AM, Closing at 1 AM Sun-Sat for "Buenavista Banquets & Restaurant" at 7507 W OKLAHOMA Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 ESCOBAR, Valdemar, Agent for "MESA GARIBALDI, LLC", Class B Tavern License Renewal Application Removing Entertainment for "FIESTA GARIBALDI" at 821-23 W LINCOLN Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 12 LARSON, Andrew C, Agent for "Bowls LLC", Class B Beer, Class C Wine, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining Facility License Renewal Applications Removing Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "Bowls" at 207 W Freshwater WA. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 LATHROP, Nikki L, Agent for "SSP America, INC", Class B Beer and Food Dealer Transfer License Applications with Change of Trade Name, Floor Plan – Adding Bar and Seating Area, and Hours From Sun-Sat Opening at 3 AM, Closing at 10 PM To Sun-Sat Opening at 4 AM, Closing at 12 AM for "Baron's Beer Hall Bar and Restaurant - Concourse C" at 5300 S HOWELL Av. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter ARNOLD, Domonique M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) ASSAD, Odai N, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) BARLEBEN, Kristopher R, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) BEASON, Ellis J, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) CEFALU, Joseph R, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) CHINN, Philip C, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) DHILLON, Inderjeet S, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) DRAOUI, Driss, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) FLORES, Tatiana, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) FRANDSEN, Jose M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) GARCIA, Cierra M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) HOELL, Tyler M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) JOHNSON, Karina, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) JOHNSON, Tiffany R, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) KOSIK, Shawn A, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) LOPEZ, Michael A, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) MEHTA, Harish, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) MELENDEZ, JR, Ramon L, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) MILLER, James T, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) NOGGLE, Crystal L, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) PATEL, Kanaiyalal B, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) PLUTA, JR, James R, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) PULTZ, Jonathan W, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) ROMAN, Wanda A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) SALUD, Andrew B, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) STORNELLO, Heather L, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) STURCHIO, Jennifer E, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) WEY, Martin T, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) WILLIAMS, Shalonda L, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) MONFRE, Anthony S, Home Improvement Salesperson's License Renewal Application. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) DZIATKIEWICZ, Nathan M, Agent for "A & N Contracting LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "A & N Contracting LLC". Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) MORICI, Steve J Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Morici Bros Concrete". Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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