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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/5/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Amended 2/28/19 - CCFN 181769 Added
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181500 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: 03 CHRISTIANSEN, Benjamin T, Agent for "BENJAMIN'S FINE WINE & SPIRITS LLC", Class B Tavern-Service Bar Only License Application for "Waterford Wine Company" at 2120 N FARWELL Av. Ald. Kovac stated there was a community meeting and he has received emails in support. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 12 JONES, Dawn M, Agent for "Equitable Auto Services LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Equitable Auto Services LLC" at 1605 W FOREST HOME Av. The applicant stated she had some personal issues and she hasn't had a drink since 2015. The applicant stated she will not be parking vehicles on the street. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 12 KIDWELL, Kasey N, Agent for "ReVampd Hospitality, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Karaoke, Poetry Readings, Patron Contests, Comedy Acts, Patrons Dancing, and 1 Pool Table for "Pub Fiction" at 133 W Pittsburgh Av #100. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 02 YANG, Hli L, Agent for "My Family Kitchen, LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Applications for "My Family Kitchen" at 8340 W APPLETON Av. Individual also present: Ald. Johnson stated he has no objections. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 QATOUM, Thaher M, Agent for "Farida, LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "South Ave Foods" at 2108 S 25TH St. Appearing with the applicant: Mohammad Assan - 3354 W River Meadows Ct Individual also present: Patricia Doherty - 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Donovan has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 13 BARAKAT, Belal I, Agent for "Aladin LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Skyline" at 5518 S 13TH St. (Expires 4/14/2019) The applicant stated he has enacted security measures to prevent the sale of cigarettes to minors. Ald. Witkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 13 DAVISON, Joseph S, Agent for "AGP MKE 6331 Milwaukee LLC", Class B Tavern, Hotel/Motel, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Additional Site License Renewal Applications with Change of Entertainment Adding 5 Amusement Machines and 1 Pool Table for "Radisson Hotel Milwaukee Airport" at 6331 S 13th St. (Expires 3/29/2019) The applicant stated his bar manager hires all the employees and the employee in question was suspended and he now has a current license. The applicant provided copies of current bartender licenses and the employee schedule. Ald. Witkowski moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the copies of current bartender licenses. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Witkowski moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #2 the copy of the schedule. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Witkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 DJUKIC, Peter, Agent for "Verige Inc", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Moonshine" at 3300 S 27TH St. (Expires 3/18/2019) The applicant stated he was upstairs when the bartender was left alone. He stated that he had to pick up his food license city hall. Ald. Witkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 ZADI, Mehreen, Agent for "Al-Rozik INC", Class A Malt, Extended Hours Establishments, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Kwik Pantry" at 2022 W LAYTON Av. (Expires 4/16/2019) The applicant stated she enrolled in the MARTS program. Ald. Witkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 ELWERFALLI, Miloud A, Agent for "B & S FOOD MARKET, INC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "B & S FOOD MARKET" at 3299 N 12TH St. (Expires 4/6/2019) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the applicant paid the fine and there haven't been any violations since 2009, and the applicant has spoken with all his employees. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 KHASRIA, Harjinder, Agent for "FAITH GROCERIES, INC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "FAITH GROCERIES" at 3451 N 23RD St. (Expires 4/11/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman provided a letter from MARTS program and a certificate from MPD regarding completion of the robbery prevention course. Ald. Coggs moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the MARTS letter and the MPD certificate. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Coggs moved approval holding open item #4 on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 NANGAH, Humphrey F, Agent for "DIAMONDS, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Entertainment Adding 3 Amusement Machines for "DIAMONDS PUB & GRILL" at 7607 W HAMPTON Av. (Expired 2/11/2019) The applicant stated he has a provisional license and the fight was caused by a former employee. Ald. Dodd moved to enter into the record as exhibit #1 an updated plan of operation. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd moved approval as amended with warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 OMERZA, Eric A, Agent for "A'VIANDS, LLC", Food Dealer License Transfer Application with Change of Agent for "A'VIANDS, LLC" at 4257 N 100th St. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 HICKS, Roosevelt B, Agent for "Tiger's House Of Blues LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications with 25+ Age Restriction and Requesting Jukebox, 2 Pool Tables, and 4 Amusement Machines for "Tiger's House Of Blues" at 3363&67 N 27TH St. Individual also present: Sherman Morton - 7th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Rainey has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 KAMERMAYER, Jeffrey P, Agent for "BIL-MAC, INC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "HAMPTON HOUSE" at 5403 W HAMPTON Av. (Expired 2/28/2019) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Brian Randall Individual also present: Sherman Morton - 7th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Rainey has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: 09 LAMPLEY, Marrion, Agent for "Aggressive Remarketing, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's - Wholesale Only License Application for "Aggressive Remarketing, LLC" at 9310 N 107TH St #A104. The applicant stated there will be no car stored at the location. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 WITYNSKI, Michael A, Agent for "Family Dollar Stores of Wisconsin LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Family Dollar #23794" at 6450 N 76th St. (Expires 4/16/2019) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Josh Gimbel stated the items in the police report don't pertain to this location. Kelly Odea 1381 California St, Hobart, IN Ald. Lewis moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the tobacco training packet. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 WITYNSKI, Michael A, Agent for "Family Dollar Stores of Wisconsin LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Family Dollar #26531" at 8917 W Brown Deer Rd. (Expires 4/16/2019) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Josh Gimbel stated the items in the police report don't pertain to this location. Kelly Odea 1381 California St, Hobart, IN Ald. Lewis moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the tobacco training packet. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 ALLEN, Bradford J Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Increasing Capacity From 25 To 49 for "BIG LARRY'S" at 2378 N 12TH St. (Expires 4/17/2019) Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper has no objections. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 CLINCY, Terry D Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Lorenzo's" at 1218 W Cherry St. (Expired 2/8/2019) The applicant stated the shooting didn't take place at the premises and he shared his video with MPD. He stated that he hasn't had the police come to his bar in 4 years. He stated that he has not heard complaints from neighbors and the nearest house is 2 blocks away. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper has received neighborhood complaints regarding the premises. He added that Ald. Stamper recommends a 10 day suspension. Ald. Witkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SHAHZAD, Muhammad, Agent for "Shahzad Enterprises LLC", Extended Hours Establishments License Application Requesting to be Open 24 Hrs for "Gigs Petro Pantry" at 2306 W FOND DU LAC Av. Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the applicant is making significant renovations to the property. He stated the applicant wants to be open 24 hours for security purposes. He requested that the application be held for a community meeting. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper is not in support because there are other 24 hour locations nearby and the neighborhood doesn't need another hub of late night activity. Ald. Coggs moved denial based on aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: BERNDT, Nicholas L, Class B Manager's License Application. The applicant stated he was young and dumb and he doesn't really go out and drink anymore. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Failed 2-2-1, Ald. Coggs and Dodd voting no, Ald. Lewis abstaining) Ald. Coggs moved denial based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Kovac voting no)
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Minutes note: GERHARDT, Cory J, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2018) The applicant stated he was going through a bad time and the incidents on the police report are 10 days apart. He added that he doesn't bartend full time and it would just be to help out. He stated he's been bartending since he was 18 and that's his only work experience, but he's looking for a job in a different industry. He stated that he changed jobs and no longer drinks on the job. He stated after his conviction he changed jobs to a bar that didn't allow him to drink while he was working. Ald. Witkowski moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report. (Prevailed 3-1-1 Ald. Coggs voting no, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: GILBERT, Lafeshia M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2018) Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: JOHNSON, Whitney, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2018) Ald. Lewis moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: LIMEHOUSE, Crystal M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2018) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: LINDENBERG, Thomas L, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated he no longer drinks. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1-1, Ald. Coggs voting no, Ald. Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: MEYLE, Christine S, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2018) Ald. Dodd moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: QUINN, Paul L, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0-2 Alds. Coggs and Lewis abstaining)
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Minutes note: ROONEY, Lissette M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2018) Ald. Witkowski moved denial based on the second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: SALUD, Andrew B, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated he has changed a lot and he will be working for his mom. Appearing with the applicant: Kevin Perkins 6850 N 91st St stated he is the applicant's stepfather and is trying to help him turn his life around. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: MALOTT, Joshua R, Agent for "Joshua Ryan Properties, LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Joshua Ryan Properties". The applicant provided a letter in support from his business partner, a certificate of landlord training, a certificate of dwelling contractor, and proof of payment of fines. Ald. Dodd moved to enter in to the record as exhibit #1 the documents from the applicant. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing with the applicant: Lamonte Cranston Cook 808 E Donges Ln, Bayside, WI stated he is the applicant's mentor and business partner. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 ABRAMSON, Eliot J, Agent for "VERN'S PARKING, LLC", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "VERN'S PARKING" at 1030 N OLD WORLD THIRD St. (Expires 3/31/2019) The applicant stated there are 2 cameras facing the lot and it is event parking. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 BISESI, Laurie J, Agent for "ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER, INC", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER" at 148 N JACKSON St. (Expires 3/31/2019) 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 PAGEL, Colleen E, Agent for "Interpark LLC", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "Interpark" at 811 E WISCONSIN Av. (Expires 3/31/2019) The applicant stated there are cameras and panic buttons on each floor. She added that security guards check every floor each hour. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 PAGEL, Colleen E, Agent for "Interpark, LLC", Parking Lot or Place and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Interpark" at 716 E Clybourn St. (Expires 3/31/2019) The applicant stated there are cameras and panic buttons on each floor. She added that security guards check every floor each hour. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Coggs moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 D'ACQUISTO, Anthony J Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "ANTHONY D'ACQUISTO PARKING" at 300 N VAN BUREN St. (Expires 3/31/2019) Appearing with the applicant: James Curchin 8818 Garden Ln, Greendale WI Theresa Carr Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 HECHT, Richard D, Agent for "MILWAUKEE COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL, INC", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "MARCUS CENTER" at 130 E STATE St. (Expires 3/31/2019) The applicant stated there are 12 cameras and security personnel monitoring the cameras. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 PETROVIC, Ivan, Agent for "EXIT STRATEGY, LLC", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "EXIT STRATEGY" at 500 N MILWAUKEE St. (Expires 3/31/2019) The applicant stated the lot isn't monitored at night and it is monitored by security personnel. Appearing with the applicant: Fredruck Stritonovich 12860 Winthrop Ct, Brookfield, WI Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 VAILLANCOURT, Erica E, Agent for "Interstate Parking Company, LLC", Parking Lot or Place and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Interstate Parking Company" at 1237 N Van Buren St. The applicant stated there are patrollers who ticket 3 times a day, and staff monitors the lot 24 hours. She stated there is lighting and they contract with Midwest Security Police if there is an incident that staff cannot handle. She added that the owners do not want to get cameras. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated the lot needs cameras and there is no security plan. Ald. Coggs stated cameras are helpful for prevention and in the event something happens. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair for an updated security plan. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 CASANOVA, John R, Agent for "Wisconsinbly Holdings, LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Applications for "Drink Wisconsinbly Pub" at 320 W Highland Av. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 DUQUAINE, Evan R, Agent for "High Note Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Karaoke, Poetry Readings, Patron Contests, Comedy Acts, Dancing by Performers, and Patrons Dancing for "The High Note Karaoke Lounge" at 645 N James Lovell St. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 LAZO, Flor, Agent for "Lazo Brothers LLC", Class B Tavern, Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Mariachi Bands and To Close at 3 AM for "Lazo's Taco Shack" at 641 N JAMES LOVELL St. Appearing with the applicant: Jose Lazo 5552 S 20th St Alfonso Lazo 1910 S Layton Blvd stated he wants to change the hours to open daily at 11 AM instead of 10 AM and to close Sun-Thurs 12 AM instead of 9 PM. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Witkowski moved to amend the hours of operation. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Witkowski moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 ZIERATH, Mark A, Agent for "Jackson's BRP At the Brewhouse, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Jackson's Blue Ribbon Pub At The Brewhouse Inn & Suites" at 1203 N 10th St. (Expires 4/8/2019) The applicant stated he terminated the employee in the police report. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 SMITH-JAMES, Patsy, Agent for "Higbee's MKE LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "District IV" at 628 N Water St. (Expires 4/8/2019) The applicant stated she is always at the business when it is open, except on November 4th. She stated that outside security was hired, staff was fired, there is now a metal detecting wand at the door and people are being patted down, and the music was changed. She added that every ID is scanned at the front door. She added that baggy clothes and hats have been eliminated from the premises. She stated that she meets with security staff at the end of every night to go over all the incidents. She stated the incident with the patron after hours was an issue with the patron's credit card and trying to close his tab. She stated that the incident with the bottle being thrown looked like a patron who just threw the bottle and she doesn't know what provoked it. She added that normally she keeps track of patrons with the counter and the person who allowed the over capacity is no longer working at the premises. She added that incident #6 in the police report was an incident between ex-girlfriends. She stated that she has 2 staff members she is grooming to be in charge when she is gone. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Jason Luczak stated that the response to the incident should be taken in to consideration and was appropriate. He added that the premises shut down immediately after the shooting to discuss changes that should be made with the staff and police. He added that the applicant should get credit for shutting down for 10 days, and the 25 employees are going to be affected by a suspension. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated there have been 3 incidents of violence inside the bar. He stated there is continuing disorder and he understands the reason the applicant wasn't around for the overcapacity and gunplay. He stated that there seems to be a consistent pattern of violence and disorder and he recommends a 30 day suspension. Individual present in opposition: Cpt. Rowe stated she is concerned about the November 4th incident with the 17 year old and 18 year old patrons, and being more than 150 persons over capacity. She added with the shots fired incident things could have been a lot worse. Individuals present in support: Lauren Bellen 2637 N Maryland Ave stated she is a bartender and has never felt unsafe. She added that the night of the shooting it was busier than normal. She stated that when the applicant is gone the former employees didn't follow the rules and those staff were fired after the November incident. She stated on that all IDs and bags are checked now and there are staff meetings every night. Yesenia Garcia 3218 W Greenfield Ave stated she is a waitress and the shooter was not a regular and he was agitating other guests. She stated that she told security and a fight broke out, then the shooting happened. She added that the applicant is at the door checking IDs and security asks if everything is ok. She stated that she feels safer now that there is new security. Robert Simonton 9011G N 95th St stated he works the door at the premises and has been in the business for 18 years. He stated he does security, but someone else does the patron count. He stated that he patted down the shooter. He added that security has meetings before and after the premises is open. He stated that the dress code is printed and posted and includes no baggy clothes, no baseball caps, and no athletic gear. Victor Caban 3145 S 47th St stated he is an MC at the club, makes announcements, and helps to keep an eye on things. Juan Gonzalez 5201 S 13th St stated he is the bar manager and he feels safer with the changes and the new security. He added the change in music makes it easier to work and there are meetings with security. He stated the ID scanner and the security wands help a lot. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a 20 day suspension based on the police report, aldermanic, applicant, police, and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 02 ROBINSON, Quinnetta L, Agent for "Eva Mae Outreach Center, Inc", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "S+Q Auto Group" at 6333 W Fond Du Lac Av. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 CHO, Young WOAN, Agent for "Simple Milwaukee, LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Simple Cafe" at 2124 N FARWELL Av. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 DONOVAN, Ryan W, Agent for "Ians Pizza MKE, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Stock for "Ian's Pizza" at 146 E Juneau Av. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 FRIED, Nathan W, Agent for "Wayneco Corporation", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Angelo's Piano Lounge" at 1686 N VAN BUREN St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 LENNON, Suzanne, Agent for "AL LIGATOR, INC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder and Hours From Open Sun 3 PM and Fri-Sat 5 PM and Close Fri-Sat 2 AM To Open Fri-Sun 12 PM and Close Fri-Sat 2:30 AM for "THURMANS 15" at 1731 N ARLINGTON Pl. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 NILLES, Lynn M, Agent for "Board Game Barrister, LTD", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "Oak & Shield Gaming Pub" at 600 E Ogden Av #B. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 PANAGIOTOPOULOS, Heidi A, Agent for "GPJ OF MILWAUKEE, INC", Class B Tavern, Extended Hours Establishments, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "MA FISCHER'S" at 2214 N FARWELL Av. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 PAPE, Craig A Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours Mon-Fri From Open 5 PM To Open 4 PM for "Veggas Pub" at 2479 N FRATNEY St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 POYTINGER, Marla R, Agent for "Splash Studio Inc.", Alcohol Permanent Extension of Premise Application Adding Parklet for "Splash Studio Inc." at 1815 E Kenilworth Pl. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 REMITZ, Brooke M, Agent for "WHOLE FOODS MARKET GROUP, INC", Class B Tavern, Sidewalk Dining, Weights & Measures, and Food Dealer License Transfer Applications with Change of Floor Plan for "WHOLE FOODS MARKET" at 2305 N PROSPECT Av. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 BURISH, Mark D, Agent for "Steakhouse Milwaukee LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Stock and Shareholder for "Rare Steakhouse" at 833 E MICHIGAN St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 SAMPSON, Morgan K, Agent for "Brunch MKE LLC", Class B Tavern, Sidewalk Dining, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder for "Brunch" at 800 N Plankinton Av. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 06 FEEST, Richard H, Agent for "Pinkey's Capital Auto Body Corp", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Premise-Additional Yard Application for "Pinkey's Capital Auto Body" at 3819-3819 N HUBBARD St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 06 HAMZA, Bassel S, Agent for "SHANAA GROCERY, INC", Class A Malt, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Transfer Applications Change of Shareholder for "MR F FOODS" at 3246 N 15TH St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 09 DARROW, Michael W, Agent for "RUSS DARROW COLONIAL, INC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application with Change of Agent and Transfer of Stock for "RUSS DARROW HONDA" at 9101 W BROWN DEER Rd. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 10 BEARCE, Mark D, Agent for "Kettle Range Meat Company LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "Kettle Range Meat Company" at 5501 W State St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 10 JAMES, Brian J, Agent for "BJames LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Lowering Capacity From 80 to 79 for "Liquid Johnny's" at 540 S 76th St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 11 BENNETT, Damen M, Agent for "DMB Auto Group LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License – Wholesale Only Renewal Application Adding Shareholder for "DMB Auto Group" at 3500 S 92ND St #6. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 11 DIAZ, Eduardo E, Agent for "EYM Pizza of Wisconsin, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Transfer Applications with Change of Hours Sun-Sat From Opening 11 AM To Opening 10 AM for "Pizza Hut #35670" at 3921 S 76TH St. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 14 ZBIERANEK, SR, Dale J, Agent for "Dale and Carrie, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Transfer Applications with Change of Floor Plan Adding Kitchen for "Dale Z's" at 3585 S Howell Av. Ald. Witkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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181500 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Warning Letter BLAKLEY, Ryan J, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) HEINTZ, Kevin P, Class B Manager's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) MONREAL, Omar, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) RODRIGUEZ, Alfredo A, Agent for "FIXITFRED HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "FIXITFRED HOME IMPROVEMENT". Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) SINGH, Manjit, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) STARKS, JR, Lawrence E, Class B Manager's License Application. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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181769 02.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the licensing of automated recycling kiosks.

Minutes note: Bonnie Garcia - Eco ATM
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