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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/29/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
This is a virtual meeting. Those wishing to view the proceedings are able to do so via the City Channel - Channel 25 on Spectrum Cable - or on the Internet at http://city.milwaukee.gov/citychannel.
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200458 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to Licenses.

Minutes note: 02 WALTON, Shawntel, Agent for "Runway Lounge LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Runway Lounge" at 9316 W APPLETON Av. (Expired 5/24/2020) Individual present: Arlisia McHenry 2nd District Administrative Assistant recommended nonrenewal based on second nonappearance. Ald. Borkowski moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 BHIMANI, Amin M, Agent for "Swan Inc", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 3 Amusement Machines for "Kwik Stop" at 2434 W NATIONAL Av. Individual also present: Ald. Zamarripa stated she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 SINGH, Gurjit K, Agent for "LINCOLN BEER & LIQUOR INC.", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Applications for "LINCOLN BEER & LIQUOR" at 2717 W Lincoln Av. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0) The meeting recessed at 9:19 AM The meeting reconvened at 9:27 AM Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 03 PIETTE, John, Agent for "FAMOUS CIGAR, LLC", Class B Tavern and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock and Change of Floor Plan Adding Bar Seating for "FAMOUS CIGAR" at 1213 E BRADY St. (Expired 8/27/2020) The applicant stated they removed all seating because of the pandemic, but now they have a seating plan approved by the Health Department. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated that the premises was permitted to stay open for carry out. He added that the applicant wanted to sell essential items such as food and toilet paper. Individuals present in support: Calvin Lee 3886 N 56th St stated he is in support and is an asset to the Brady St neighborhood. Oreda McCoy 9400 W Metcalfe Pl stated she supports them and they have been following COVID guidelines. Ald. Kovac stated that he wants the COA prior to approving any additional work. Ald. Kovac moved approval of the renewal applications with a warning letter based on the police report and to hold the change of floor plan. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 DHILLON, Baljinder S, Agent for "Yuvraj Food Mart, Inc", Class A Malt, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "All For Us" at 103 E Keefe Av. (Expires 10/31/2020) The applicant stated that he enrolled in the MARTS program. appearing with the applicant: Atty. Samantha Huddleston Individual present in support: Sandra Gaillard 3467 N Richards St stated she is in support. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report, holding open #7. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 GAYTAN-GARCIA, Flor I, Agent for "Milwaukee Cesar Chavez, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments License Application Requesting to Close at 3 AM Fri-Sat for "Mr. Taco Wings x Potato" at 831 S Cesar E Chavez DR. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 VELASCO GARCIA, Joel Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Jukebox, Karaoke, Patrons Dancing, and 1 Pool Table for "El Pelon Bar" at 1832 S 13TH St. Appearing with the applicant as interpreter: Teresa Lopez Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 MOHAHAMMED, Bilal, Agent for "Rayan Auto Sales LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Transfer Application with Change of Location for "Rayan Auto Sales" at 421 W VIRGINIA St. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 DHILLON, Gurmeet K, Agent for "Lakeside Luxury Auto Group LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Lakeside Luxury Auto Group" at 2072 S 6TH St. The applicant stated the previous owner is her son and they will be remodeling the premises. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he would like to hold this item to meet with the applicant for a plan of operation. Individual present in opposition: Patrick Housfeld 1212 W Harrison Ave stated that there are cars parked on the street, the neighbor's lawn, and the sidewalk. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 GEBREZGABIHER, Aman Y, Agent for "AMAN LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "O.G Mini Mart" at 2121 S 16TH St. (Expired 6/11/2020) The applicant stated this is his first business and when he first started he didn't know a lot about business, so he was only selling cigars and blunts. He added that sometimes when customers come in they want to leave stuff at his premises for an hour or so and he lets them because he is being nice. He stated that a customer left the Red Bull at his premises. He added that a lot of the stolen items were from the previous owner and he didn't know anything about it. He stated that the tequila was in the basement for him and his family and he didn't know that he couldn't have his personal tequila at the premises. He added that his friend was the one who sold the tobacco to the minor because he was watching the store for him. He stated that he lets his customers leave their belongings at the store all the time because he wants to keep his customers. He added that customers usually come back and pick up their belongings within an hour and he never had a problem until the police showed up. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated that the Speedway on Greenfield Ave was having problems with shoplifting and the manager followed the shoplifter of the Red Bull, who was on a bicycle, to the premises. He added that the shoplifter walked in to the premises with the Red Bull and then left without the Red Bull. He stated that it is hard to believe the applicant didn't know anything about the shoplifting. He added that in the short amount of time the applicant has had his license he is not taking protocols and procedures seriously. He stated that he recommends a suspension to allow the applicant time to come up with a plan to address these issues. He added that the way it is being managed now is not in the best interest of the neighborhood. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a 90 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: 14 NUNEZ-CRUZ, David, Agent for "BUCKSHOTS BAR LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "BUCKSHOTS BAR" at 3219 S 13TH St. (Expired 9/20/2020) The applicant stated he is trying his best to keep the neighbors happy and keep the problems away. He added that for the last year and a half he's been at the premises at closing time to make sure the premises closes properly. He stated that neighbors have the phone number to the bar and his phone number to contact him about problems and he addresses the problems. He added that he tries to get the crowd to move around before he leaves, especially at night. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the applicant is committed to running a responsible business, addressing the concerns of the neighbors, and working with the alderwoman to resolve these issues. He added that L John Services surveyed the neighbors and identified the main issue of litter. He stated that the applicant is committed to policing the area for litter and the applicant is now at the premises 3-4 hours before closing, and will close early. He added that the applicant now calls the police when there is an issue and is not ducking his responsibility. He stated that the applicant is committed to working with the police department and neighbors to address concerns regarding the premises. He added that the applicant has received the message loud and clear. He stated that the applicant will implement professional security and will address the concerns of the neighbors. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated that there was a virtual community meeting and there should be a clear, written security plan with real, professional security. She added that she was alarmed by all of the items in the police report. She stated that the responsibility of the applicant continues after bar close until all patrons clear the area. She recommended a suspension to provide time for the applicant to create a written professional security plan. Individuals present in opposition: Eleazar Lopez 3203 S 12th St stated in August there were disputes, yelling, screaming, and gunshots outside the bar during bar close. He added that his peace is being disrupted. He stated that there needs to be better management during bar close. Sean Gilles 1331 W Euclid Ave stated there are fights, gunshots, and people peeing in the alley. He added that patrons block the sidewalk while smoking and people deal drugs in the alley. He stated that his wife has called MPD's District 6 numerous times. Abraham Gonzalez 3202 S 13 St stated there is no visible security and he has seen a man get beat up by a group of people and thrown in to the bushes next to the premises. He added that he saw a man get shot twice in the chest. He stated that he has seen the owner, but he is not guaranteeing the safety of the neighborhood or his patrons. He added that there were so many cars parked in front of the premises there was almost an accident and last night there was a lot of noise. He stated that the applicant needs to hire a professional security team because of the noise and the premises is a nuisance. Individuals present in support: Suzanne Musante 1317 W Euclid Ave #2 stated the applicant has improved the property and is a good neighbor. She added that her neighbors have complained to her, but she hasn't witnessed anything herself. Carla Clarke 425 W Garfield stated she has known the applicant for over 15 years, he's a good businessman, and a great guy. She added that she is comfortable at his premises. Ald. Kovac 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: 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. (Expired 9/22/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 LEAF, Sam J, Agent for "AA Entertainment, LLC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "The Backyard" at 2155 S KINNICKINNIC Av. (Expired 9/19/2020) The applicant stated the noise complaints are of concern to him and they are trying to address the issues with an audio engineer. He added that he will only do events during the daytime on the weekend and will notify neighbors via flyers. He stated that 10 PM will be the latest they will have outdoor music on the weekends. Ald. Spiker moved to amend the plan of operation to end outdoor music at 10 PM on Friday and Saturday. (Prevailed 5-0) Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic recommended a warning letter based on the police report. Ald. Kovac moved approval as amended with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 LAWRENCE, Segun J, Agent for "LEORITE INVESTMENT LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's-Wholesale Only License Application for "Leorite Motors" at 9312 N 107TH St. Individual also present: Deborah Moore - 9th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Lewis has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 WHITE, Shawn, Agent for "LS Repossession, LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Non-Consensual Towing for "LS Repossession LLC" at 9520 N 107TH St. Individual present: Deborah Moore Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 JAMISON, Twana S Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's-Wholesale Only License Application for "Twana Jamison" at 9310 N 107TH St #A4. Individual also present: Deborah Moore - 9th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Lewis has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 CHERRY, Sheavonni B, Agent for "Premier Automotive LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's – Wholesale Only License Transfer Application with Change of Location for "Premier Automotive LLC" at 9310 N 107TH St #A106. Individual also present: Deborah Moore - 9th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Lewis has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 GOELZER, Lynn M, Agent for "L Sharodel, Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "New Entertainers" at 5321 W Green Tree Rd. (Expires 11/1/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Charles Anderson 9343 Grace Ave, Mequon, WI stated that the noise was on St. Patrick's Day and they went to court and then go a ticket later in the mail. Individual also present: Deborah Moore - 9th District Legislative Assistant stated security is needed at the premises and Ald. Lewis recommended waring letter. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair for a written security plan. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 DEHNE, Jacob E, Agent for "MKE Events LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Red White and Blue" at 1044 N Old World Third St. (Expires 11/6/2020) The applicant stated 7 of the 8 issues on the police report have been customers refusing to leave, a stolen phone, or not letting people in. He added that with Code Red on the street he has been proactive and management has been in communication with MPD regarding customers who are being unruly and not following the law. He stated that they have no tolerance #28 on the police report and it happened at the Milwaukee Nightlife Awards at 9:30 PM. He added that the people involved came in a group and they appeared to be 2 consenting adults on the dance floor. He stated that the public displays of affection were too much and he asked the other people in the group to make them stop, and those involved refused to stop and continued making out excessively on the dance floor, and they were asked to leave. He stated that the group left and then 2 days later the police informed him that there had been an assault filed. He added that he provided a copy of the photos from that night, and took the photos of the couple off of their social media. He stated that his capacity is 825, he has had businesses on the street for 20 years, and he is also a building owner. He added that in a given year they have 200,000 customers, with 2,000-3,000 per weekend. He stated that most of the incidents are positive and him being proactive and working with MPD. Individual also present: Tammy Bockhorst - 4th District Legislative stated that Ald. Bauman recommends a 30 day suspension based on the abundance of and severity of the items on the police report. Ald. Borkowski stated that there are other establishments on Old World Third St and they do not have the same high incident rate. He added that it is clear that there is a pattern. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a 30 day suspension based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: 04 KUNTZ, Joseph M, Agent for "The Chalk House MKE Inc", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "The Loaded Slate" at 1137 N Old World Third St. (Expired 9/3/2020) Individual present: Tammy Bockhorst - 4th District Legislative Assistant Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated the item on the police report was nothing out of the ordinary. He added that they no longer have sidewalk dining and they hired a company to clean the street in the morning. Individual also present: Tammy Bockhorst - 4th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Bauman received a complaint about trash after bar close and he recommends a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Harbhajan, Agent for "ISHA ENTERPRISES, INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "VLIET SHELL" at 1361 N 36TH St. (Expires 10/27/2020) The applicant stated he runs the premises the best way he can since 1996. He added that sometimes a bad apple moves in to the neighborhood and it causes problems for the whole neighborhood. He stated that he has called the police numerous times about the shootings and issues with gangs in the area. He added that he does not allow people to bring guns to his store. He stated that he has operated other locations in the city for over 20 years with no issues. He added that he has added more security cameras and is working with Operation Impact. He stated that he called Ald. Stamper after the February shooting. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Guerin stated the shootings are not connected to the business and they are random situations. He added that the February incident was a drug dealer who walked up to a guy getting gas and shot him. He stated there was nothing that anyone could have done about that. He added that the issue with the June incident was that nobody called. He stated that everyone hit the floor when they heard shots, and the police were already at the premises when they got up because there is a ShotSpotter outside the premises. He added that they did not know where the shots came from. He stated that the applicant has been in business for 24 years and has been operating at 24 hours the whole time. He added that the June shooting did not occur at the premises. He stated that there is no loitering at the premises and it is a clean operation. He added that there is nothing that could have been done to prevent the shootings, just like the shooting at Miller Brewing Company. He stated that the premises being open at night is a good thing because people can get things they need like medicine. He stated that the applicant is a good operator and he is being punished for what is happening in the neighborhood. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated the shootings occurred during the extended hours and Ald. Stamper takes that seriously. He added that extended hours is a privilege, not a right, and the extended hours should be removed. He stated that there was a murder in February and another shooting in June, both during the extended hours. He added that these incidents are different than what occurred at Miller Brewing Company. Individuals present in support: Aiman Abu-Naaj 4812 W Oklahoma Ave stated he is an employee and always cooperates with the police. He added when he heard gunshots he and all the customers got on the floor. He stated that when he got up the police were there and he showed him the security camera footage of the shooting on the side of the building. He added that the customers didn't know where the shots came from either. David Krause 3519 W Cherry St stated he's been a customer since the business opened and goes 2-3 times a week. He added that it is convenient and close to his house. Joe Campbell 1314 N 26th St stated he goes to the premises 4-5 times a week and he likes going there because the people are friendly. He added that he passes other gas stations to go to this premises because they are his friends and he likes to visit them. Deon Pearson 3949 W Galena St stated he goes there to get gas after midnight when he gets off of work. He added that it is a peaceful place and he doesn't see any loitering or problems. Jason Williams 3946 W Galena St stated he is in support because he stays up late and it's convenient for him to get gas and snacks. He added that he's never seen any loitering or had any problems at the premises. The meeting recessed at 12:49 PM The meeting reconvened at 12:55 PM Ald. Kovac stated there is not always a direct correlation between the incidents and the business, but the question is did the business create an atmosphere of people congregating. He added that bad things happen after midnight and it's not always the businesses fault. He stated that the issues on the police report are serious and he wants to hear solutions, not excuses. Ald. Kovac moved denial of the Extended Hours license application based upon the police report, and aldermanic, and neighborhood testimony, and approval of the Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures licenses applications. (Prevailed 3-2, Ald. Coggs and Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 15 RANDHAWA, Sukhwinder S, Agent for "RS LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "RS LLC" at 2008 W Center St. (Expires 11/6/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated there was security at the premises during the December incident and they notified police, and the suspect was arrested. He added that 4 days prior to the June incident the police advised the applicant that there was unrest in the area and he should close. He stated that the applicant was sleeping at the closed premises when the incident occurred and the security guard was shot. He added that the applicant kept the premises closed for the next 10 days. He stated that when the incidents occurred in June the premises was closed at the request of the police, due to the civil unrest in the area. He added that the premises was also closed during the second incident on June 2nd. He stated that the premises has licensed and bonded security services. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant there have been a number of issues at the premises. He added that there was a murder during the extended hours. He stated that Ald. Stamper has received a number of calls regarding this premises. He added that Ald. Stamper recommends nonrenewal of the Extended Hours license because of the incidents taking place during the extended hours, and it's a privilege, not a right. He stated that people feel it's okay to be at the premises with their guns out. Individual present in support: Tanisha Crosby King 1710 W Clarke St stated that employees do a good job keeping up with loitering, panhandling, and they help the kids when they're short on money. She added that she is at the premises twice a day getting gas and things for her children. She stated that the premises donates food to her community events, and also helps with Safe & Sound. There was 1 additional person present in support. Ald. Kovac moved denial of the Extended Hours license application based upon the police report and aldermanic testimony, and approval of the Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures Licenses applications. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 15 AMIN, Dhanani, Agent for "HZ OPS HOLDINGS INC.", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Applications Requesting to Close Fri-Sat at 3 AM for "Popeye's # 902" at 2399 W NORTH Av. Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Brian Randall this is an ownership change that is occurring in the area. He added that this is a continuation of existing extended hours. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper wants a premises to be in business for a year before they get the extended hours license. He added that 3 AM is too late to close. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: ZIELINSKI, Pablo A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: DAVIS, Angelica M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Hamilton moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: DAVISON, Ruhama M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2019) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: OSCHMANN, Ryan M, Agent for "Northern Grace, Inc", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Northern Grace Construction". The applicant stated his driving offenses do not affect his ability to do his job and he is not a danger to the community. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 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. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (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. Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Alyssa Johnson Ald. Dodd moved approval. (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) Ald. Dodd moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd stated she has received complaints about lighting at the lot. The applicant stated that the lights go to 50% at 9 PM and there was an issue during a recent power outage. Ald. Dodd moved approval. with a warning letter based on aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 BHULLAR, Mandeep K, Agent for "NADAR AKAL CORP", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Vienna Mini Mart" at 3801 N 39TH St. Individual present: Ald. Rainey Ald. Hamilton moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 HOWELL, Ron L Food Dealer License Application for "Happy Lunch" at 4102 W Townsend St. The applicant stated that the properties with the building code violations he no longer owns. He added that there is new leadership in the organization, there are new rules and policies, and they have new security cameras. He stated that the food is for members, so there will not be more traffic because the people are already there. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated this premises has a lot of problems and there are always people loitering. He stated that he has received complaints about the premises and is not in support. Individuals present in opposition: Willie Fuller 3402 N 41st St stated the premises houses the 12 Step Club and there is already loitering and a lot of traffic. She added that she finds carryout containers and other trash on her lawn. Roni Spiller 3423 N 41st St stated there will be an increase in traffic and she has had people parking along her gate. Individuals present in support: Robert Bellanger 2232 N 54th St stated he is in support and the applicant is doing a good job. William Hunter 5772 N 32nd St stated that there is an apartment building and a daycare behind them and those are the people who park in the alley. He added that he is in support. Angela Yancy 5303 N 50th St stated that they installed new security cameras and they tell members not to loiter. She added that they need to revenue from the restaurant to pay their We Energies bill. Vincent McClellen N80W1863 W Appleton Ave Menomonee Falls, WI stated not all the traffic comes from the 12 Step Club. He added that he picks up litter in the morning. Denise Harris 2360 N 53rd St stated she has gone to the 12 Step Club for 11 years and she cleans up trash when she sees it. She added that the kitchen helps the club financially. Ron Schnicke 9852 W Fond Du Lac Ave stated that the Club provides food for homeless people. Ald. Hamilton moved denial based on neighborhood and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 3-2, Ald. Borkowski and Kovac voting no)
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Minutes note: 13 VAN BENDEGOM, Kelli A, Agent for "Dolgencorp LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Dollar General Store #19324" at 4130 S Howell Av. (Expired 9/23/2020) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Brian Randall stated the employees cooperated with the police. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated there were issues with the exterior upkeep of the property. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 REAL PEREZ, Rosa isela, Agent for "Fiesta Garibaldi Asadero LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "Asadero/Asadero Food Truck" at 3086 S 20th St. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 BARDON, David L, Agent for "JB's on 41, Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "JB's on 41" at 4040 S 27th St. (Expires 11/5/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Adam Hug 4566 S 68th St Greenfield, WI stated the bartender was retrained and there was a meeting with all bartenders the following week. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he recommends 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: 13 BEHL, Ravi, Agent for "Harry Morgan BP LLC", Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Ravi Behl" at 1930 W Morgan Av. (Expires 10/30/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated he can put a written landscaping plan in place. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated there was a health complaint filed about rat droppings. He added that he has concerns about the upkeep of the property. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair for a landscaping plan. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 BEG, Kalim M Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "HOWARD MOBIL" at 1930 W HOWARD Av. (Expired 9/22/2020) The applicant stated he enrolled in the MARTS program. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated there have been issues with trash and landscaping. He added that he would like to see a spring landscaping plan. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 KAUR, Charnjit Class A Malt & Class A Liquor, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Stark Foods and Liquor IV" at 1935 W SILVER SPRING DR. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot Ald. Hamilton moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 MILLS, Lundia, Agent for "S&S Grill & Lounge, LLC", Class B Beer, Class C Wine, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Jukebox, Comedy Acts, Karaoke, and 3 Amusement Machines for "S&S Grill & Lounge, LLC" at 1950 W Hampton Av. Appearing with the applicant: Cartrell Jones stated they just want to serve wine & beer and food for older folks. He added that he didn't know anything about Hampton Tap Individual also present: PO Murrell stated Neighborhood Residents for Change feel this premises would cause problems of traffic, parking, and noise. He added that there have been many calls for service in the area. Individuals present in opposition: Cheryl Bledsoe 4915 N 19th Pl stated there has been loitering, noise, traffic, trash, parking issue when the premises is operating. She added that there is a concentration of liquor in the area and there is no diversity of business. Leatha Morse 5045 N 28th St stated she agrees with the previous speaker. Gerald Morse 4958 N 28th St stated he agrees with the previous speaker and they don't need another establishment that sells liquor. Vickie Blanks 4843 N 19th Pl stated that it will directly affect her if the license is granted because there will be loitering, littering, and constant noise. She added that parking will also be an issue. Ira Aikens 4902 N 19th Pl stated she is worried about the entertainment and is concerned about rowdy young behavior, fighting, traffic, and reckless driving. Priscilla McBride 4886 N 19th Pl stated she has been woken up with shootings and loud noise. Individuals present in support: Nyree Rose 1407 N Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Dr #417 stated she has been friends with the applicant for over 30 years. She added that the problem is the neighborhood, not the business. Luruthia Jones 4163 N 72nd St stated neighbors are fearful that what happened in the past will happen again. Mario Williams 6826 N 67th St stated that he is in support and there are no restaurants in the area. Julisha Williams 5639 W Leon Terr stated that the applicant deserves a chance. Jarvious Williams 2903 N 58th St stated he agrees with the previous speakers. Ald. Hamilton stated those in opposition are long standing homeowners. He stated there was a community meeting in June and the applicant has had a willingness to change their application. He added that the fact that businesses close at 9 PM has been helpful for MPD. He stated that this business is not in tune with the neighborhood and this premises is a huge disruption. Ald. Hamilton moved denial based on neighborhood and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Hamilton moved denial of the Class B Beer and Class C Wine license applications based on unfit location based on neighborhood and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 01 NAVADIA, Prakash, Agent for "Clark's Beer & Liqour Inc.", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Clark's Beer & Liqour" at 4770 N 18TH St. Ald. Hamilton moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only KIRCHMEIER, Karin R, Agent for "Partners for Community Development Inc", Home Improvement Contractor's License Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Partners for Community Development Inc". Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 03 APRAHAMIAN, Justin L, Agent for "SANFORD RESTAURANT, INC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours Sun From Closed To Open 11:30 AM-3:30 PM for "SANFORD RESTAURANT" at 1547 N JACKSON St. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 COTTREAU, Rebecca A, Agent for "Broadway Condominium Association Inc", Loading Zone Permit Renewal Application0 with Change of Agent for "The Broadway Condos" at 234 N BROADWAY. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 BOURAXIS, Andreas, Agent for "EL FUEGO, LTD", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours From Close 2 AM Sun-Thurs and 2:30 AM Fri-Sat To Close 9 PM Sun-Thurs and 10:30 PM Fri-Sat for "El Beso Mexican Restaurante & Cantina" at 909 W LAYTON Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 13 ISLAMI, Mentor, Agent for "Galaxy Auto Sales LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's – Wholesale Only License Application for "Galaxy Auto Sales" at 1121 W Grange Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 15 KOPLOWITZ, Ira E, Agent for "Bittercube LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Removing Shareholder and Transfer of Stock for "Bittercube Apothecary" at 4828 W Lisbon Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter HORTON, Joel A, Agent for "Modern Property Solutions LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Modern Property Solutions LLC". Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) WILBRANDT, Victoria A, Class B Manager's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) WILD, Timothy, Agent for "MT Towing & Recovery LLC", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Vehicle License Renewal Application for "MT Towing & Recovery LLC". Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 04 KLER, Mandeep S, Agent for "Merrill Park Petroleum Corp", Extended Hours Establishments, Weights & Measures, Filling Station, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Hometown" at 200 N 35th St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 07 SANDHAR, Arshdeep S, Agent for "Brothers Petrol Inc", Extended Hours Establishments, Weights & Measures, Filling Station, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Brother Petrol" at 4137 W Fond Du Lac Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0) 09 KAUR, Ramandeep, Agent for "Harleen Market LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Kwik Pantry and Liquor" at 7919 N 60th St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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200709 02.CommunicationCommunication from the City Clerk relating to the rules governing the application for municipal identification.

Minutes note: Jessica Celella - License Division Manager
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