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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/8/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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200401 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to Licenses.

Minutes note: 13 DOSTAL, JR, Albert G, Agent for "AMELIA'S, LTD", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "AMELIA'S" at 724 E LAYTON Av. (Expires 9/19/2020) The applicant stated that he thought that the bartender had a valid license. He added that they paid the citations. He stated that he now has copies of all bartender licenses. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated this is the second year that there have been issues with bartender licenses. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 SCHOOFS, Brenda A, Agent for "AMELIA'S, LTD", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "AMELIA'S" at 724 E LAYTON Av. (Expires 9/19/2020) Individual also present: Ald. Spiker Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 TOPP, Michael J, Agent for "Jet Intermodal Inc", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application with Change of Agent and Shareholders for "Jet Intermodal/ Jet Repair Services" at 1125 W WATERFORD Av. (Expires 9/30/2020) The applicant stated that he is in direct contact with the neighbors. He added that the ownership is not being changed. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he has received complaints regarding noise and there have been issues regarding plastic bollards by the railroad tracks. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the applicant to withdraw the change of shareholder. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 PATEL, Arpit K, Agent for "SIDHIVINAYAK, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Hotel/Motel License Renewal Applications for "QUALITY SUITES" at 4488 S 27TH St. (Expired 7/8/2020) The applicant stated he doesn't have access to the security camera only the manager does. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker requested a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 03 BORGARDT, Maxwell T, Agent for "Eagle Trace Brewing Company LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Eagle Park Brewing Company" at 823 E Hamilton St. (Expired 6/25/2020) The applicant stated the permit fell off the wall. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 03 SUDNIK, Jason D, Agent for "Imperial Parking (U.S.), LLC", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "Impark" at 1201 N Edison St. (Expired 6/25/2020) The applicant stated the complaint was about a discounted rate for Downtown Dining, but that did not apply to the parking lot. Ald. Kovac move approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 SINGH, Jasminder, Agent for "National Beer & Food Mart, LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "National Food" at 3101 W National Av. (Expires 9/24/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated he entered a no contest plea for the item on the police report. He added that Ramandeep Singh now has his Class D Operator's license. Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Zamarripa has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 EVANS, Dywayne D, Agent for "Just Miles Auto Sales LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Transfer Application Extending Premises to Add 2021 W Forest Home Ave for "Just Miles Auto Sales" at 2021&2027 W FOREST HOME Av. Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Zamarripa has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 HAEFKE, Catherine Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Jukebox and 2 Bowling Alleys for "Holler House" at 2042 W Lincoln Av. Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Zamarripa has no objections. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 SINGH, Paramjit, Agent for "BURNHAM BEER SPOT, INC.", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "JoJo's Mini Mart" at 1900 S 31ST St. Individual also present: Patricia Doherty 8th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Zamarripa has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 COLLINS, Timothy G, Agent for "ST. PAUL SEAFOOD, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "ST. PAUL FISH CO." at 400 N WATER St. (Expired 7/9/2020) Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he received a complaint at the end of June and he has no objections. Individual present in support: Paul Schwartz 400 N Water St stated he is the landlord and the applicant is complying with COVID regulations. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Coggs abstaining)
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Minutes note: 04 OHLSSON, Aaron, Agent for "Copper Penguin Management Group, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "Site 1A" at 231 E BUFFALO St. (Expired 3/19/2020) The applicant stated the noise complaints and outside incidents were from a year ago. He added that they put silicon and sound proofed the windows and worked with the residents to address with the noise issues. He stated that they now use rubber tips instead of shrink wrap to address the fruit flies. He stated that they have implemented a new security plan and got rid of security staff who didn't want to follow directions. He added that most of the complaints were from the Broadway Condominium Association and he worked with them to resolve the issues. He stated that the general manager passed away and they had a memorial gathering for him. He added that it was a small open air gathering with staff, family, and friends. He stated that he invited 14-15 staff and they each brought a loved one. He added that the liquor was all purchased privately. He stated that the rooftop is not part of his premises and has nothing to do with his license. He added that it was a giant party and people were socially distanced. He apologizes, but he does not regret having the gathering. He stated that the premises has been closed for 7 months because of COVID-19 and he has been very cautious with regards to the pandemic. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated the applicant would like to withdraw the change of shareholder and transfer of stock applications. He added that the applicant takes ownership and is doing the right thing and closing during the pandemic. He stated that no citations were issued for the May gathering. He added that the president of the condo association has commended the applicant for his changes in business practices. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has serious concerns because this license has been before the Committee every year since they opened. He added that there are constant issues of noise, security, and nuisance activities. He stated that at every hearing there are promises of reform and new policies, and then the next year they're back with the same issues. He added that there is a verified noise complaint with a guilty finding. He stated that he is extremely disturbed by the issue in May, where the applicant violated 3 or 4 public health mandates, by having a gathering with 19 people, serving alcohol from the bar, having the liquor storage room open, having bottles of liquor on the bar, bottles of liquor on a cart presumably to be served, partygoers are pouring drinks over the side of the building, and the comments the applicant made to the police are despicable. He recommends a 30 day suspension to get the applicant's attention. He stated that the May incident occurred because there was a noise complaint. He added that there haven't been any noise complaints in the last 7 months because they have been closed. Individual present in support: Fred Heller 234 N Broadway #213 stated there have been changes to the security process and there has been a major difference. He added that residents are pleasantly surprised by the change and noise reduction. He stated that security staff is courteous and asks patrons to be quiet when leaving the premises. He added that the MPD has also stepped up their presence. Ald. Lewis stated she is concerned about the gathering of people during the pandemic and the applicant's cavalier attitude. She added that gatherings of more than 10 people were not allowed in May. She stated that a responsible owner should not willfully violate the stay home order. She added that she is empathetic to the death of the manager, but that does not excuse the flagrant behavior of the applicant. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the application to remove change of shareholder and transfer of stock applications. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended with a 20 day suspension based on the police report, and aldermanic and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: 15 SARSOUR, Amer K, Agent for "COMMUNITY FOODS, INC", Class A Malt and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "COMMUNITY FOODS" at 2800 N 27TH St. (Expires 9/26/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Khalil Sarsour 5129 S 20th St stated they enrolled in the MARTS program. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper requests a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SANDHAR, Navjoot S, Agent for "Raan Petro, Inc", Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Clark on Center" at 905 W Center St. (Expires 9/16/2020) The applicant stated the #2 on the police report took place before he owned the business. He added that there is no change of hours. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper has received calls regarding a change of hours. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 KAUR, Navdip, Agent for "KP Liquor Three, Inc.", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "ABC Liquor & Beer Depot III" at 1606 N 35th St. (Expires 9/19/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Kamal Singh 1608 N 35th St stated #5 on the police report was a person who was off their medication. He added that #7 on the police report was someone who he told not to loiter who then threatened him. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated the applicant is involved on the community and Ald. Stamper has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SHARMA, Ashwani, Agent for "Lisbon Food & Beer, Inc", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Lisbon Food & Beer" at 4401 W Lisbon Av. (Expires 9/23/2020) The applicant stated #1 on the police report was an incident with the previous owner and #2 on the police report involved a customer outside the premises. He added that he asks people loitering to move, and they have no security guard. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper lives a few blocks away from the premises and he sees loitering at the premises. He added that Ald. Stamper wants increase security at the premises to handle loitering issues. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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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 9/28/2020) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated he asks for ID and he does not sell single cigarettes anymore and his employee made a mistake. He added that the store looks nice and there is no loitering. He added that he bought the tobacco from the Freedman company and he does not sell cigars anymore. He stated that there is no drug activity in front of the store anymore and everything is good. He added that he has security cameras. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper receives a lot of calls about this premises. He added that they were selling perishable foods during their 60 day suspension. He stated that there was a clear disregard for the suspension. He added that on 3 separate occasions single cigarettes were sold. He stated that the ATF went in and found illegal cigarettes were being sold. He added that the applicant seems to have a problem selling cigarettes and adhering to what the Committee has stated, and he seems to just do what he wants to do. He stated Ald. Stamper recommends nonrenewal based on disregarding the suspension last year and what the authorities have told the applicant to do. He added that the premises is becoming a hub of illegal activity. Ald. Coggs stated the applicant has no plan for abatement and there are repeated infractions on the police report. She added she has no confidence in the applicant's ability to manage the premises to prevent these infractions from occurring further. She stated that a suspension and talking to the applicant about changing his ways doesn't seem like it would work. Ald. Kovac moved nonrenewal based on the police report, and applicant and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 HALLIDAY, Susan M, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "WALGREENS #04254" at 5201 N 91ST St. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 DARROW, Michael W, Agent for "Russ Darrow Metro LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application Adding Stockholder for "Russ Darrow Metro Mazda" at 11330 W METRO AUTO MALL. (Expired 9/2/2020) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 PATEL, Alpesh N, Agent for "Lovers Lane Road, LLC", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application with Change of Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "Hampton Inn" at 5601 N LOVERS LANE. (Expired 7/11/20219) The applicant stated that he was unaware that the license expired. Appearing with the applicant: Bruce Kinseth 2807 Woodland Knoll, Quarrleville, IA stated his company manages the hotel and there are not that many incidents on the police report. He added that he was unaware of the issues with the hotel license. He stated the hotel was open and operating for guests. Nicole Wright 3198 75th St Norway, IA stated she is the Controller for Kinseth Hospitality. Michelle Schultz 117 Schroeder Rd, Iowa City, IA stated she is the Accounting Manager and she filled out an application for renewal at the end of May. Ald. Dodd stated somebody dropped the ball regarding the licenses. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 KLER, Baljit S, Agent for "Appleton Express, Inc", Filling Station, Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications Requesting to be Open 24 Hrs for "Appleton Express" at 7650 W Appleton Av. The applicant stated he is not operating under the previous license. He added that his land contract starts in October and he has not taken over operations yet. Ald. Dodd stated that she does not support a 24 hour license. Ald. Dodd moved to approval of the Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures license applications and denial of the Extended Hours Establishment license application. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: D'AMATO, Casey P, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated this happened when she was attending UW-Whitewater. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: GOLIK, David G, Agent for "DG Heating & Cooling LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "DG Heating & Cooling". The applicant stated he murdered his uncle in 1995 and he has taken responsibility for his actions. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0-1, Ald. Coggs abstaining)
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Minutes note: 09 HAIRE, Trais F, Agent for "Midwestern Roofing & Construction Inc", Home Improvement Contractor's and Home Improvement Salesperson License Renewal Applications for "Midwestern Roofing & Construction". (Expired 5/23/2020) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 10 SANGHA, Rajmaninder SINGH, Agent for "Saheb Inc", Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Woody's at 60th" at 3501 N 60th St. (Expires 9/12/2020) Ald. Lewis moved approval. (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 with Transfer of Stock and Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise Applications Adding Patio to West Side Parking Lot and East Side Front for Bean Bag Boards for "KELLY'S BLEACHERS" at 5218 W BLUE MOUND Rd. The applicant stated they were opened for curbside only. The applicant stated nothing will be on the sidewalk and the patio hours are 11 AM-9 PM. Individuals also present: Ald. Murphy stated the applicant has been responsive to the neighborhood and he is in support. Gretchen Schuldt 5128 W Bluemound Rd Unit 402 stated she spoke with the applicant and has no further issues. Ald. Kovac moved to amend the application hours for 11AM-9PM for the patio. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 10 SINGH, Harjinder, Agent for "Chahal Brother One LLC", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application with Transfer of Stock for "American Inn Motel" at 6798 W APPLETON Av. (Expired 7/5/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Andrew Arena stated the premises rents 5,000 rooms per year and the applicant is proactive in limiting problems. He added that people have certain privacy rights when renting a hotel room and so they could not be prevented. He stated #2 in the police report involved a woman stealing a man's car and the manager was helpful in providing information about who the woman was; #3 in the police report was a woman acting strange on the sidewalk and the manger called the police to get her help; #4 has nothing to do with the hotel because it was about a car accident down the street; #5 was a woman who was evicted from her apartment who was playing with a gun that accidentally went off, and staff immediately responded to help; #6 is an overdose which is problematic, and is difficult for hotels to deal with; #7 was an outline of a meeting with MPD; and #8 was a sexual assault and the victim never reported it to management, and there is a video of the victim. He added that a written plan has been submitted; an armed security guard has been hired; they're taking IDs from anyone who occupies a room; parents will not be allowed to leave their children unattended; there is an additional front desk person to watch the cameras; security cameras and lights have been adding to the parking lots; locks have been replaced; there is only one way in or out; they're not renting to people under the age of 25; and all employees have attended classes regarding human trafficking. He stated that they have support from residents and they provide temporary housing for many people. He added that they have been closed because their license expired on September 5th. He stated that it is difficult to prevent the issues from on the police report because guests have the right to privacy. He added that the applicant is willing to do better and he works very hard running his business. Individuals also present: Ald. Murphy stated the neighbors have grave concerns about the continuing operations of the premises and its impact on the neighborhood. He added that the police have been involved, and have had meetings regarding safety and security. He stated that despite the efforts of the meetings with police, they still have serious issues including an alleged sexual assault occurring at the premises. He recommends nonrenewal or a suspension. Sgt Ross stated she has concerns regarding nuisance activity and calls for service at the premises. She added that they are being called repeatedly for the same type of issues. She stated that a nuisance letter was sent, but there has not yet been a nuisance abatement meeting because of COVID-19. PO Murrell stated a detailed response letter was received from the applicant regarding the nuisance letter. Individuals present in opposition: Valerie Sauve 6730 W Vienna Ave stated she does not believe the premises is an asset to the neighborhood. She added that there have been ongoing issues. She stated that there are apartment buildings on each side of the premises with many children and she is concerned for their safety. She added that she has not seen the overall issues go away. Julie Hanus 3509 N 64th St stated she lives down the street from the premises and a few years ago the neighborhood didn't want this premises to open. She added that the motel has a bad reputation and it's not doing anything for the neighborhood. She stated that there is a sign posted about low fees. Vi Hawkins 6402 W Keefe Ave Parkway started that she wanted to give the applicant a chance. She added that she has seen people drinking, drug dealing, and shooting dice in front of the hotel. She added that she agrees with the previous speakers. Individuals present in support: Nicole Goings 6798 W Appleton Ave #218 stated that she has lived at the premises for over 3 years and they don't do background checks. She added that she's never seen anyone using drugs at the premises. She added that she feels safe at the premises. Donna Gissing 3318 N 44th St stated she has stayed at the hotel multiple times because she is safe there. She added that the applicant checks to see if she is okay. Mark Ball 6741 W Keefe Ave #2 stated he lives behind the hotel and the parking lot is clean. He added that he has seen the applicant deny people trying to rent rooms. He stated that he has never witnessed any illegal activities. Alexis Scott 704 N 32nd St stated she accidentally shot and killed her fiancĂ© at the premises. She added that the hotel was convenient for her and it's always clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. She stated that she has never seen any illegal activities and she feels safe there. Amber Walker 6730 W Keefe Parkway #2 stated she has been living there for 4 months and she sees people doing bad things at the park. The meeting recessed at 2:50 PM. The meeting reconvened at 2:57 PM. David Williams 6017 W Keefe Ave #101 stated he is in support. Gary Weaver 3467 W Appleton Ave stated he is in support. Marshell Williams 3324 W Roosevelt Dr stated she is in support. Sally Romero 7450 W Glenbrook Rd stated she is in support. Dorothy Allison 7450 W Glenbrook Rd stated she is in support. Darlene Allison 4525 W Dean Rd #212, Brown Deer, WI stated she is in support. Shirley Meyers 4908 N 18th St stated she is in support. Erica Littles 6834 W Appleton Ave stated she is in support. Candice Hall 840 N 24th St stated she is in support. Tom 840 N 24th St stated he is in support. Brandon Walton 3959 N 69th St stated he is in support. Johnnie Love 8133 W Hampton Ave stated he is in support. Tony 5701 W Appleton Ave stated he is in support. Jerry Ward 6700 W Appleton Ave stated he is in support. Precious Joshua 9025 N 75th St #5 stated she is in support. Tommy Jones 1080 N 33rd St stated he is in support. Stephan Johnson 9520 W Appleton Ave stated he is in support. Willie Tally 4470 N 30th St stated he is in support. Keith Love 6700 W Appleton Ave stated he is in support. Andrew 6824 W Appleton Ave stated he is in support. Ricardo Sampson 4151 N 78th St stated he is in support. Aniyah Ramon 2738 N 45th St stated she is in support. Robert Henderson 6824 W Appleton Ave stated he is in support. Cindy Hammonds 1506 W Vliet St stated she is in support. Tasha 8614 W Congress St stated she is in support. James Hardin 5039 N 61st St stated he is in support. Gerald Baker 3019 N 25th St stated he is in support. Clayton Powell 725 S 20th St stated he is in support. Lashonda Gillium Taylor 6448 N 91st St stated she is in support. Maureen Harper 2847 N 48th St stated she is in support. Darien Ashford 2847 N 48th St stated he is in support. Jason Tyman 4522 N 28th St stated he is in support. Amiracle McFarland 6026 W Carmen Ave stated she is in support. Jack Lee 7313 W Galena St stated he is in support. Randall Hodges 3305 N 49th St stated he is in support. Marlon Moutry 6222 W Fond Du Lac Ave stated he is in support. Ben Sharp 6222 W Fond Du Lac Ave stated he is in support. Sasha Smith 6043 N 76th St stated she is in support. Tony Jackson 2173 N 45th St stated he is in support. Tatiana Fallons 4619 N 65th St stated she is in support. Jason Scott 4561 N 74th St stated he is in support. Tamra Reid 7284 W Appleton Ave stated she loves working at the premises because it is clean and quiet. Joanna Payne 7284 W Appleton Ave stated she is in support. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 30 day suspension based on the police report, and neighborhood, police, aldermanic, and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 SINGH, Rajwinder, Agent for "HAMPTON MEAT MARKET INC.", Class A Malt License Application for "HAMPTON MEAT MARKET" at 5308 W Hampton Av. Individual present: Ald. Hamilton Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 SINGH, Nirmal, Agent for "GOLDEN NORTHTOWN FOODS, INC", Class A Malt, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "GOLDEN NORTHTOWN FOOD" at 4402 N 27TH St. (Expired 7/30/2020) The applicant stated Individual also present: Ald. Hamilton stated there were neighborhood complaints about loitering and littering. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 GREWAL, Pritpal S, Agent for "Sahej 2 LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Mobil" at 2620 W Capitol DR. (Expired 8/25/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated the applicant enrolled in the MARTS program. Individual also present: Ald. Hamilton stated that this is a high traffic area and the applicant has been responsive to neighborhood concerns. 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: 07 CHILDS, Cd, Agent for "Bud's Goldenchilds LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Jukebox and 5 Amusement Machines for "Bud's Bar & Grill" at 4532 W BURLEIGH St. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) He stated that he purchased the business from the previous owner and he's running a more food focused business. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 CHILDS, Cd, Agent for "WAZ'S PUB, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Transfer Applications with Change of Agent for "WAZ'S PUB" at 4532 W BURLEIGH St. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved approval of the withdrawal. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 RANDOLPH, Jason M, Agent for "Jay's Food LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Jays Food LLC" at 4402 W Center St. (Expired 8/6/2020) The applicant stated there was an altercation between an employee and a customer. He added that the customer returned with the intent to do bodily harm to an employee and another employee stepped in to defend him. He stated that himself and that employee no longer work at that location to prevent any future incidents. He added that he hired new employees, he keeps the store clean, and when there's a problem he calls the police. He stated that the store has 12 security cameras and they capture everything. He added that he has no authority over the students and the school should be more helpful in getting the students to school. He stated that Washington High School should provide a security guard to address the issues with students are the store. He added that he will talk to Washington High School about the truant students, and he will work on cleaning up the trash. He stated that he cannot stop students of age buying tobacco and selling it to underage students. He added there is a lot of traffic from customers coming from all over and that is an asset to the neighborhood. He stated that he has made upgrades to the building to make it look better. He added that he has talked with neighbors several times to address concerns, but the community doesn't always do what he asks them to do. He stated that people doing drugs and car accidents have nothing to do with the premises. He added that there are things that need to change and there is always room for change and improvement, and he is willing to listen and take the proper steps to make changes. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated this has been a troubled area but he senses resistance and defensiveness from the applicant to making improvements to the community. He added that businesses should be a boost to help the neighborhood improve. He added that the applicant is aware of the concerns of the residents and he recommends a 10 day suspension because the neighborhood is in need of a reprieve. He stated that he would like to see an abatement plan from the applicant to address the neighborhood concerns. Individuals present in opposition: Marianne Robbins 2442 N Grant Blvd stated there are students from Washington High School loitering at the premises when they should be in school. She added that she saw men loitering outside the premises. She stated that she saw a suspicious vehicle communicating with students. She added that an employee was not helpful with removing truant students from the store. She stated that the premises is encouraging truancy. Mabel Lamb 2803 N Sherman Blvd stated she is very concerned and she agrees with the previous speaker. She added that the premises could help disperse the students. She stated that this area is a hotspot with 5 homicides in the past 18 months. She added that she is very concerned about what is happening and the continuous loss of life. Coree Coppinger 2700 N 45th St stated there have been issues for 5 years at the premises. She added that when the premises took out the back wall they put construction debris in her yard and her neighbor's yard. She stated that there has been drug use and loud parties at the premises. She added that since October 2019 there were 4 homicides, 1 drive-by, 3 wounded, a van driving in to the store, and a truck that tore the roof off. She stated that she has been threatened and her windows have been broken repeatedly. She added that customers of the premises block her garage and there is no customer parking, so they park all over. She stated that she is deeply concerned about the instability that the store is bringing in to the community. She added that she picks up 2 bags of trash daily, and has over 1,000 receipts from the premises for the last 2 months. She stated that her neighbors complain to her because she is on the corner. She added that there are accidents always on Center St. She stated that she has witnessed cars selling students drugs and students smoking marijuana in front of the premises, and freebasing on the side of the premises. She added that she wants the premises to clean its windows so they can see what's going on inside. She stated that customers are not local residents. Marvin Bailey 2525 N Sherman Blvd stated Washington High School has had ongoing issues with the premises. He added that he goes in to the store and asks the employees to help get the students out of the store and in to school and the employees refuse. He stated that the premises agreed to close the store to students at 8:35 AM, but it only lasted a few days. He added that there is loitering at the premises and fights in the alley and it is an unsafe environment for the students. He stated that the store has not been cooperative and it is a huge hindrance to getting students to school. He added that underage students are getting tobacco from the premises. Peter Blewett 2750 N 45th St stated that he agrees with the previous speakers. He added that as a previous school board member he doesn't feel that the premises is cooperating with Washington High School as a community stakeholder. Ald. Lewis stated she is appalled by the applicant's laissez faire attitude and asking for Washington High School to provide a security guard for the premises. She added that it seems natural to oblige the request of the High School and close to students at a certain time, especially when the applicant is aware that the premises is part of the problem. She stated that it is incumbent as a business owner to uphold the quality of life for the residents. She added that the applicant should be aware of what is occurring around his building. Ald. Coggs stated that when she was a student a Riverside University High School businesses put signs on their doors saying that they would not serve students during school hours. She added that the stores didn't need extra security, the school didn't need go to the businesses, and alderman didn't need to get involved, it was just something they did as responsible businesses. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report, and aldermanic and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 AHMAD, Omar, Agent for "41 CAPITOL LLC", Food Dealer License Application for "NYPD New York Pizza Delivery" at 4103 W CAPITOL DR. The applicant stated he will hire a manager for day to day operations. He added that they are primarily a delivery business. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he is concerned about cruising and he would like to have a neighborhood meeting at the premises. He added that he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 STOTTS, Timothy R, Agent for "A TASTE OF SOUL MKE LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Applications for "A TASTE OF SOUL MKE" at 4706 W FOND DU LAC Av. The applicant stated that the police report involves his brother being pulled over in 2012. He added that he is planning on being open 3PM-1AM Thursday-Sunday, and they will be donating funds to clean up the community and add security. He stated that there won't be dancing or amusement machines. He added that he will put a parking lot in the back of the building. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he appreciates the applicant's proactive demeanor, but would like to have a neighborhood meeting. Individual present in opposition: Theresa Scott 4535 W Leon Terrace stated she is opposed to the liquor license because the premises next door is already causing problems. Carla Harris 4531 W Leon Terrace stated that she is worried this license will make issues worse with illegal parking, traffic accidents, broken windows, trash, noise, and cars racing. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair for a neighborhood meeting. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 DHILLON, Baljinder S, Agent for "Neighborhood Petro, Inc.", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Applications Requesting to be Open 24 Hrs for "Hometown" at 3381 N 35TH St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Andrew Arena stated the applicant paid the fines and takes responsibility. He added that new building will be constructed and there will be additional cameras, and full time security guard to patrol outside. He stated that the applicant has experience operating this type of business. He added that the current owner will have nothing to do with the premises once the sale is complete. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated there has not been a neighborhood meeting and he is not in support. Individuals also present in opposition: Claudia Reid 3356 N 36th St stated she isn't confident the applicant can run the premises because he's related to the previous owner. Pastor Martin Childs Jr 3456 N 38th St stated there is a lot of trash at the premises and there should be a community meeting. Clinton Day 3352 N 35th St stated he is opposed to 24 hours a day and there are shootings in the neighborhood and people speeding through the premises. Charles Davis 3328 N 36th St stated he doesn't know the applicant. Ald. Kovac moved denial based on aldermanic and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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200375 02.MotionMotion relating to the Extended Hours, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Applications of Kulwant Dhillon for the premises at 3381 N. 35th St. doing business as "35th Hometown" in the 7th Aldermanic District

Minutes note: Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele stated the police report has been addressed in previous hearings. He added that there is a letter from the District Attorney's Office stating the applicant's assistance in a prosecution case. He stated that the applicant has tried to undo the damage done and has filed a civil suit against Frederick Allen for defamation and misappropriation of likeness for the sole intent of getting the video removed from the website. He stated that the lawsuit was successful and there is a permanent injunction to get the video removed. He added that this whole circumstance has caused the applicant great shame and embarrassment and he has invested a lot in the community. He stated that every September he kids free book bags and school supplies. He added that he is a friend, helping hand, and shoulder to lean on. He stated that there have been no incident reports in the last year and a half. He added that the applicant is trying to rebuild trust with the community, make amends, and he would like to move forward from this incident. He stated that the applicant has dedicated 30 years to the community, lived in the community, and lost his cousin to this community. He added that the premises serves a vital need for the community. He stated that the applicant has tried to reach out to the residents in opposition but they would not respond to him. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated his position has not changed and he is not in support. Individuals present in opposition: Pastor Martin Childs 3456 N 38th St stated the applicant was watching while the sex act was taking place and he should have called the police. He added that someone could have walked in while this sex act was taking place. He stated the applicant is not concerned about the safety or wellbeing of the community. Clinton Day 3352 N 35th St stated there is a lot of traffic at the premises. He added that there are gunshots and noise all hours of the day. He stated that there have been nothing but problems at the premises. Charles Davis 3328 N 36th St stated he feels bad that the video happened in his neighborhood. John Reid 3356 N 36th St stated he is opposed to the 24 hours and the expansion. He added that the quality of life in the neighborhood is bad. He stated that cars speed through the alley in to the gas station. He added that there is trash and loitering at the premises. He stated that people come to the premises after 12 AM for blunts, not gas. Individuals present in support: Cory Kirkwood 3808 N 38th St stated he runs an organization in the neighborhood and he feels safe going to the premises. He added that he uses the premises at all hours of the day because of his job. He stated that the premises is critical to the community and he has seen the applicant help people with free gas and give homeless people food. He added that the applicant is not responsible for the speeding traffic. Joseph Bogan 2537 N 56th St stated that the applicant is a good man and gave him a job. He added that the applicant helps the neighborhood, but gets blamed for trash and shootings. He stated that people with health problems use the gas station at nighttime to get what they need. Latina Campbell 3222 N 34th St stated the applicant is a good guy and helps out the community. She added that she goes there every day and she always sees someone picking up trash. She stated that the applicant isn't responsible for the reckless driving and shooting. Pastor Terry Tapper 3401 N 35th St stated that he has never had any problems with the premises and they pick up there trash. He added that he has seen the applicant give people groceries on credit. He stated that the neighborhood depends on the premises because grocery stores are far away, and this is a great help to the community. Pamela Elcor Singh 3368 N 38th St stated she agrees with the previous speakers and they need the gas station. She added that not everyone has transportation when they need food late at night. She stated that the applicant has a huge heart and he cannot be held responsible for the community. She added that the premises is a cornerstone in the community. Ald. Lewis moved to enter the video in to the record. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved denial based on the police report, and neighborhood and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 HACKBARTH, David P, Agent for "SAL B, LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "Piggly Wiggly Supermarket # 71" at 123 W Oklahoma Av. (Expires 9/26/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 BUTERA, Salvatore, Agent for "SAL B, LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours Daily From Opening 6 AM and Closing 10 PM To Opening 7 AM and Closing 9 PM for "Piggly Wiggly Supermarket # 71" at 123 W Oklahoma Av. (Expires 9/26/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 TANN, Ray, Agent for "RAY TANN TIRE, INC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application for "RAY TANN TIRE" at 980 W OKLAHOMA Av. (Expires 9/30/2020) The applicant stated he was unware his permit had to be displayed. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 FOLTZ, Casey C, Agent for "Piedmont Property Corporation", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours From Opening 11 AM Sat-Sun and 3 PM Mon-Fri To 6 AM Sun-Sat and Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premises Applications Adding Patio and Beer Garden to Rear West Side of Premises for "Puddler's Hall" at 2461 S St Clair St. (Expires 9/19/2020) Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated there was a neighborhood meeting and she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 KAUFMANN, Kelsey E, Agent for "Cactus Patch LLC", Alcohol Permanent Extension of Premise Application Adding Patio to West Side of Premises for "Cactus Club" at 2496 S WENTWORTH Av. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated there was a community meeting and she has no objections. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 SEIDEL, William J, Agent for "LOGAN & POTTER, INC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "BURNHEARTS" at 2599 S LOGAN Av. (Expires 9/25/2020) The applicant stated that his wife was on a boat with their children and their son didn't have his life jacket buckled. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 VERMEULEN, Jason M, Agent for "RED BRICK - BAYVIEW LLC", Class B Beer, Class C Wine, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications Adding Shareholder for "RED BRICK Pizza Kitchen Cafe" at 2202 S KINNICKINNIC Av. (Expired 8/28/2020) The applicant stated his employees were wearing masks before the mandate. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated that there were complaints received by the Health Department. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 BAGASRAWALA, Farrukh, Agent for "Kinnick Mart Inc", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Kinnick Mart" at 3087 S KINNICKINNIC Av. (Expires 9/22/2020) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 HUCK, Lanette, Agent for "Huckski's LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Karaoke, Patrons Dancing, 1 Pool Table, and 6 Amusement Machines for "Money Pit &Bar Grill" at 2691 S 7th St. The applicant stated she is aware of the issues at the previous premise. She added that she wants to do short order food. She stated that she has security cameras up and her family will be helping her. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Individual present in support: Christopher Bailey 2712 S 12th St stated he is in support because he has no car. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 GILL, Joseph W, Agent for "Revel Group Inc", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "Revel" at 2246 S Kinnickinnic Av. (Expired 8/9/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 SCHWEBKE, Mark A, Agent for "DRINKMASTERS, INC", Alcohol Permanent Extension of Premise Application Adding Outdoor Recreation Facility for "MARK'S SPORTS PUB" at 4035 S CLEMENT Av. Individuals present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated the application has been withdrawn. Atty. Brian Randall Ald. Lewis moved approval of the withdrawal. (Prevailed 5-0)
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