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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/1/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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200835 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 12 SAZAMA-SCHNECK, Stephanie L, Agent for "Saz's Catering, INC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Comedy Acts, Disc Jockey, Poetry Readings, Patrons Dancing, Dancing by Performers, and Karaoke for "The National Block -The George and Mad Cap Lounge" at 425 W NATIONAL Av. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Jason Luczak Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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200835 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 12 TORRES, Elizabeth L Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Love's" at 201 W MITCHELL St. (Expires 12/26/2020) The applicant stated her cameras didn't see the shot fired because it was too far away from her business. She added that cars get broken in to all the time, and she feels that bars are being targeted. She stated that she is adding more security cameras to view all angles and always shares the footage with MPD and MCTS. She added that she wants to address the issues with Mr. Bakhtiari and has tried to work through Safe & Sound and MPD to solve the problems. She stated that Mr. Bakhtiari's driveway gets blocked by people from other businesses. She stated that she is there everyday and wants to be safe and an asset to the community. She added that there are things that happen in the neighborhood that aren't related to the premises. She stated that people drive recklessly everywhere. She added that she feels Mr. Bakhtiari is just trying to cause problems for her and he doesn't actually live at his residence. She stated that all she can do is continue to run her business and improve. She added that her goal is to resolve the issues with the neighbors. She stated that she has a door person watching patrons leave and watching cars to make sure there are no issues. She added that there was one incident and it will be the last. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated there was a video of a man crossing the street at 2nd St & Mitchell St with a firearm in his hand. He added that he is concerned because it's been a year and issues with neighbors have not been resolved and there have been shots fired. He added that he feels the premises is going in the wrong direction. He stated that he is frustrated because there was a commitment not to have any issues and this is still a steep learning curve. He added that there shouldn't have been any issues, but there has been shots fired, reckless driving, and complaints from 2 different neighbors. Individuals present in opposition: Capt. Salazar stated that the firearm in question was a patron's and it was stolen from her vehicle. He added that taverns that have a reputation of attracting people that have firearms are being targeted because thieves know firearms are being left in vehicles. He stated that there have been 2 break ins at the premises. He added that he is concerned because the premises has been open for less than a year and there have been gun related incidents. He stated that he has received complaints from neighbors regarding parking and drunken behavior. Vahid Bakhtiari 207 W Mitchell St stated people park in his driveway, block his driveway, play loud music in their cars, and drunk people go on to his property. He added that sometimes he hears loud music coming from the premises. He stated that he is willing to mediate with the applicant, but last time he talked to her it didn't go well. Individual present in support: Daniel Tennison 1668 S 3rd St stated he goes past the premises 2-3 times a week. He added that he has been a customer before and there was no more than 6 customers when he was there. He stated that it is quiet and has a nice patio. He added the management team is good. Ald. Kovac stated neighbors with concerns about noise and parking have every right to have their concerns addressed, and applicants that don't take neighborhood concerns seriously is a huge red flag. He added that bar owners need to take extra care in the way they deal with their immediate neighbors. He stated that the applicant has been dismissive of the neighbor. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report, and police, neighborhood, applicant, and aldermanic testimony.
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200835 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 05 CHEN, Fu jiang, Agent for "RED CRAB MILWAUKEE LLC", Class B Tavern License Application and Food Dealer License Transfer Application Adding Shareholder for "Red Crab Juicy Seafood" at 5547 N Lovers Lane Rd. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 CHU, Lenny, Agent for "SKY POWER, CORP", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "SCHNEIDER'S FOOD & DRINK" at 3717 N 76TH St. (Expired 11/22/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated there applicant has been open for 3 years and has 20 security cameras. He added that he is diligently working to fix closing procedures. Ald. Dodd stated she received a complaint from a resident about the parking lot being full during the pandemic. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 5-0)
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200835 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 03 MUTLAQ, Nabil M, Agent for "Mad Chicken WI LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Mad Chicken WI" at 2045 E NORTH Av. (Expires 1/6/2021) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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200835 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 01 JOHNSON, Cameron M Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "On the Road" at 4915 N 31st St. Individual present: Andrea Pratt 1st District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Hamilton is not in support. Ald. Lewis moved denial based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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200835 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 01 GIVENS, Brionna C, Agent for "Exotic Snack Shop LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Applications for "Exotic Snack Shack" at 4377 N Teutonia Av. The applicant stated she wants to sell exotic sodas. Individual also present: Andrea Pratt - 1st District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Hamilton is opposed based on the proximity to 2 schools in the area. Individuals present in opposition: Aaron McClendon 4456 N 25th St stated he is a member of the Garden Homes Neighborhood Association and he is opposed to the premises because there are already liquor stores in the area. He added that there are 2 schools close by and this would add problems to the area. Martha Love 4377 N 25th St stated she agrees with the previous speaker because there are already problems with businesses selling alcohol. Ald. Kovac moved denial of the Class A Malt & Class A Liquor license applications based on concentration and aldermanic and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval of the Food Dealer license application. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 DEPASQUALE, Gregory R, Agent for "Copart of Connecticut, Inc.", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's - Wholesale Only License Application for "Copart " at 9201 N 107TH St. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 EMERSON, Derrick Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's - Wholesale Only License Application for "Big D Cars" at 9310 N 107TH St #A2. The applicant stated that he will park the cars at the premises, but will not store them over night. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the application to not allow vehicles to be parked at the premises. Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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200835 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

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. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Jeffery Heller Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 ELIAS, Salvador M, Agent for "EYM Pizza of Wisconsin, LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Pizza Hut #35645" at 6807 W BROWN DEER Rd. (Expires 1/17/2021) Ald. Lewis moved approval of the withdrawal of the application. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 HUDSON, Patrick D, Agent for "Irie Palace LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Irie Palace" at 8762 N Granville Rd. (Expires 12/18/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. James Toran stated the premises will be changing agents. Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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200835 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 09 PROCELL, Karen W, Agent for "Moran Foods, LLC", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Save-A-Lot #8014" at 6410 N 76th St. (Expires 12/1/2020) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 BLAIN, Bobby R, Agent for "PERKINS BOYZ ON THA GRILL LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Disc Jockey, Poetry Readings, Patrons Dancing, and Jukebox and Food Permanent Extension of Premises Application Adding Door to Connect Banquet Hall for "PERKINS BOYZ ON THA GRILL" at 6818-22 W BROWN DEER Rd. The applicant stated he wants to open a banquet hall. Appearing with the applicant: Ron Perkins 5458 W Fairy Chasm Rd, Brown Deer, WI stated they're open on the weekend and they want to cater to their banquet hall. Ald. Lewis stated there are 2 daycares and 2 liquor stores near the premises. She added that the premises isn't open during the week and she would be okay with a restaurant, not bar. She stated that there is a bar across the street that is having a lot of problems and she doesn't want to add to that. Ald. Lewis moved denial based on concentration. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 HAMILTON, Anton L, Agent for "BLACKLITE INVESTMENT LLC", Class B Tavern-Service Bar Only, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Disc Jockey, Karaoke, Patron Contests, and Patrons Dancing for "Extensive Taste" at 8665 W Brown Deer Rd. The applicant stated he has other stores and he will withdraw the Public Entertainment Premises license application. Ald. Lewis moved to accept the withdrawal of the Public Entertainment Premises license application. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved to amend the application to close at 12 AM Fri-Sat. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 PANDYA, Ravi, Agent for "Shree 27th LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Dunkin Donuts" at 4550 S 27TH St. (Expires 12/20/2020) Individual present: Ald. Spiker Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 BRATEL, Dennis D Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "GATORS PUB" at 601 E BOLIVAR Av. (Expires 1/20/2021) The applicant stated he was having construction done during COVID and his daughters visit him, so that might have been what the neighbor was complaining about. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he has no objections. Individual present in support: Stephanie Gregory 4351 S Quincy Ave stated she has never seen a problem at the bar. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 PILLER, Jeffrey J, Agent for "All City Towing LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application with Transfer of Stock and Change of Shareholder for "All City Towing" at 1213 W MALLORY Av. (Expired 10/14/2020) The applicant stated he did not damage the vehicle in the complaint. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he has no objections. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 GOOD, Courtney J, Agent for "MAN & SON'S TOWING LLC", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Vehicle License Renewal and Transfer Applications with Change of Location for "Man & Son's Towing" at 3877 N 24TH Pl. The applicant stated this is office space only and trucks will be stored at a different location. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he had no objections. Individual present in opposition: Pamela Roundtree 3906 N 24th Pl stated she does not want a junk yard in her neighborhood. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 AL-GHROUZ, Mahmoud A, Agent for "Jordan Convenience LLC", Food Dealer License Application for "Jordan Food and Tobacco" at 4704 W BURLEIGH St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Andrew Arena stated residents want fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, and dairy products. He added that these food items work with the community needs and there is not an overconcentration of food outlets. He stated that the applicant has a spotless record and a good security camera system that the police often use. He added that there is not a lot of competition and there is a need in the community for this license. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated every single block has a corner store. He added that the neighbors' concerns are valid, but he is not in support at this time. Individuals present in support: Bobby White 4647 W Auer stated they help out her family. Tishauna Davis 2963 N 47th St stated the store is convenient and clean. Brandon Johnson 3289 N 49th St stated the store is convenient and he wants them to have frozen and hot food. Major Clayton 4705 W Burleigh St stated he frequents the store 2-3 times per day and he sends his daughter there too. He added that it's safe and clean and he wants them to serve hot food. Clavion Kingston 4713 W Burleigh St stated the store helps the community. Willie Harrington 3380 N 50th St stated the store is nice, clean, and he wants to buy eggs, milk, and meat. Willie Holmes 4803 W Burleigh St stated this store is vital for the community. There were 34 additional residents present in support. Ald. Kovac moved denial based on concentration and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 3-1-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no, Ald. Coggs abstaining)
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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 the police report was about his brother. He added that he will rent the parking lot at Love's Ministries for patron parking. He stated that every 1st Friday of the month they will donate 50 plates of food, and donate money towards a neighborhood cleanup and safety plan. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated there was a neighborhood meeting last week and they are in support. He added that he will support a Wine and Beer license only. Ald. Lewis moved to amend the application to have overflow parking at Love's Ministries and to only sell beer and wine. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved to amend the application to have parking contracts and safety plan prior to issuance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: CARTER, SR, Dexter R, Class B Manager's License Renewal Application. (Expired 6/30/2019) Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: RICHART, Noah T, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: GILBERT, Lafeshia M, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated she is out of a job and she cannot afford to pay her tickets. Ald. Kovac moved approval holding issuance until payment is received. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: HORTON, Aja R, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2019) Ald. Lewis moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: LOPEZ SAAVEDRA, Gorgonio, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: THOMPSON, Lawrence D, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Dodd moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval holding issuance until payment is received. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: TOWNSEND, Jazmere S, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Lewis moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: WILBRANDT, Victoria A, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated she went through justice court and these items shouldn't even be on her police report. Ald. Kovac moved approval holding issuance until payment is received. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: SMITH, Rhonda, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated she is going to trial for #3 on the police report. Ald. Dodd moved approval holding open #3 on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: TIBBITS, Kenneth A, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: CHARLES, Warren D, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: EMERICK, JR, Richard J, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: HURT, JR, Derrick D, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: KEY, Troy, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: MC KENDRICK, Nicholas D, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: MORGAN, Nicole Y, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated everything is paid. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: GAUTHIER, Joseph G, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: MIMIS, Tashenia, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated she is currently on probation and hasn't had any issues. Ald. Dodd moved approval with warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: BATES SHARP, Samantha, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated she already paid the fines. Ald. Lewis moved approval holding issuance until payment is received. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: EGGSON, Tjuna C, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated she will pay her fines before the due date. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: ANDERSON, Devin M, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: BARTZ, Thomas P, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated he paid the fines and doesn't need his bartender's license. Ald. Kovac moved to accept the withdrawal of the application. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: PERNELL, Timothy T, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: SMITH, Nathaniel, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) The applicant stated the report is correct. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: BOSTON, Robert L, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expires 12/31/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: HILL, Rebecca L, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated she was going through a hard time in her life and she no longer drinks or drives. She added that bartending is her only job opportunity. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: JACKSON, Kelly J, Agent for "AJ Development Group LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Renewal and Transfer Applications with Change of Location for "AJ Development Group LLC". The applicant stated the complaint is not about him. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 GREWAL, Pritpal S, Agent for "National Metro LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications Requesting to be Open 24 Hours for "Clark On National" at 812 S Layton Bl. Individual also present: Ald. Zamarripa stated she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (
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Minutes note: 06 HENDERSON, Jeffery L, Agent for "PNC Investment Limited", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Level's on North" at 634 W North Av. (Expired 11/7/2020) The applicant stated #18 on the police report was just him open for family and friends, but he wasn't open to the public. He added that #19 on the police report was a fight and a young man was shooting outside, so he called the police but no one was harmed or anything. He stated #20 on the police report someone called for a shooting but he never talked to the police, the police talked to his security, and the police found a gun on a patron. He added that he fired his security and now has JC Security. He stated that he doesn't know about guns or what the FBI found and they never talked to him. He added that the police came and asked him numerous questions about nothing that had to do with him and he didn't know what it was about. He stated that the police come through every year on New Year's Eve and he told the police he was not cooking for the public. He added that he wasn't breaking the law and the FBI raid has nothing to do with him. He stated that he doesn't have any open warrants because they've been taken care of. He added that he is the only person who has access to the building, it is a rental property and 3-4 people had it before him. He stated that there are vacant rental units upstairs that other people may have access to. He added that he has a cleanup guy who also has access to the property. He stated that there was a menu, but that it's in the back and not connected to his business. He added that he is only the boss of the bartenders, not the guy preparing food in the police report. He stated that he needs to get things fixed in the kitchen before he can apply for a food license. He added that he never told the police that the guy cooking food was homeless. He stated that he never received anything about a conference call with neighbors. He added that trash is an issue in the neighborhood because there's a bus stop and a food truck. He stated that he has been open since June 19th and there have been no issues with COVID or anything. He added that he closed November 7th to get things together and he is ready to reopen. Individual present in opposition: Evelyn Boyle 2350 N 6th St stated that the applicant was invited to a conference call with neighbors and the applicant never responded. She added that there is garbage around the premises from the patrons and the food truck. She stated that the applicant should speak with patrons about being aware of the neighbors, and it is not a place to party after bar close. She added that there is no security and patrons loiter when leaving the premises. She stated that the applicant should provide support for the neighbors because of the issues with patrons. She added that she cleans up trash in the neighborhood. Ald. Borkowski stated when he sees heroin and guns those are big times problems. He added that the fact that there are 4 outstanding problems is another issue. Ald. Lewis stated she is concerned about the laundry list of items recovered at the property by the FBI. Ald. Coggs stated the premises is located in Bronzeville and residents want a commercial corridor with restaurants, bars and museums. She added that she has heard complaints from residents about noise and litter and has spoken with the applicant about this concerns. She stated that she has seen video footage of people carrying firearms outside the premises. She added that neighbors have sent up meetings to meet with the applicant and he did not attend. She stated that people who own business are responsible for keeping the area safe and clean. She added that the applicant has had constant issues with serving food without a license. She added that she expects the applicant to work with neighbors to resolve the issues. Ald. Coggs moved approval with a 30 day suspension based on the police report and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 DOHERTY, Brian M, Agent for "SP Plus Corporation", Parking Lot or Place License Renewal Application for "SP Plus Corp" at 1124 N OLD WORLD THIRD St. (Expires 1/21/2021) Individual present: Ald. Bauman Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 MCLEAN, Joseph, Agent for "Charro Latino, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "The Garden/Lucid" at 725-729 N Milwaukee St. (Expires 12/28/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the applicant is the agent and the premises will remain closed until the correct ownership paperwork is filed. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated the building has been sold to a new owner and he wants to make sure the licensee still has an interest in the premises. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 SKOUFIS, Tony T, Agent for "APARTMENT 720, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "APARTMENT 720" at 720 N MILWAUKEE St. (Expires 12/28/2020) Individual present: Ald. Bauman Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 BATES, Tino K, Agent for "Allure MKE LLC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Bands, Karaoke, and Poetry Readings for "Allure MKE" at 787-789 N Jefferson St. Individual present: Ald. Bauman Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 ZBIERANEK, SR, Dale J, Agent for "Dale and Carrie, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Dale Z's" at 3585 S Howell Av. (Expires 12/17/2020) Appearing in behalf of the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the bartender has accepted responsibility for #11 on the police report and the applicant has explained to employees the importance of checking IDs. He added that he has a different account #12 on the police report and the citation was dismissed. He stated that #14 on the police report was a birthday party, and attendees of the birthday got in to a dispute with other patrons. He added that the applicant was cooperative, called the police, provided security video, and the woman who fired the gun was outside by her car firing in to the air. He stated that nobody was injured and the applicant cooperated with the police investigation. He added that the premises is COVID compliant. Dale Zbieranek Jr stated he was sitting at the bar, not drinking, and he saw 4 people arguing and saw the drink get thrown. He added that he went over and told him all they had to go. He stated that none of this would've happened if the drink hadn't been thrown. He added that Ms. Gamroth is violent and she attacked him with a shoe, and Ms. Jacak was instigating. He stated that 3 police officers reviewed the video of the incidents. He added that outside he told all of the women to leave 20-40 times. He stated that he has been at the premises for 8 years and he hasn't had any incidents. He added that there are 6 cameras inside the premises and 4 cameras outside. He stated that the incident was handled more than appropriately because the women were out of control. He added that this incident was very insignificant. Les Johns 230 E Oklahoma Ave stated that he was at the premises because there was a big even earlier in the day. He added that he was at the bar having a drink or two when 4 ladies came in and then there was an argument and a drink was thrown. He stated Mr. Zbieranek Jr told him to get this person out, so he escorted her out and he didn't drag her out, he used his shoulders because she is a woman. He added that he got them outside the establishment and shut the door. He stated that the 4 women came in looking for trouble. He added that when the police saw the video they told him that he removed the female properly from the bar. Dean Brown 5414 S 13th St stated he had sat down at the bar and a few minutes later 4-5 people came in, then a drink went flying and a fight broke out. He added that Mr. Zbieranek Jr told him and Mr. Johns that these women gotta go. He stated after that he and Mr. Johns urged the women toward the door, got them outside, then came back in and sat down at the bar again. He added that he never grabbed any woman by the hair. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she is alarmed by the fight and the shots fired incident. She added that she recommends a suspension based on all of the activity at the premises. She stated that the applicant needs a light pause to figure out how to move forward. She added that #13-14 on the police report were in September of 2020. Individuals present in opposition: Samantha Gamroth 3224 Mueller Rd Sheboygan, WI stated on October 19, 2019 stated a family friend called her because there was an issue at the premises. She stated when she arrived she saw two bouncers dragging her friend out by her hair, and throwing her to the ground. She added that she confronted Mr. Zbieranek Jr and argued with him about why he was having men throwing her friend out of the bar. She stated that Mr. Zbieranek Jr pushed her, then grabbed her by the hair and slammed her on the concrete. She added that Mr. Zbieranek Jr also starting going after her sister. She stated that when she found out that Mr. Zbieranek Jr was the owner she was disgusted. She added that she punched Mr. Zbieranek Jr multiple times in the face because he assaulted her first. Crystal Jacak 3224 Mueller Rd Sheboygan, WI stated on October 19, 2019 her cousin was arguing with her ex-husband, who was a friend of Mr. Zbieranek Jr. She added that Mr. Zbieranek Jr told two patrons to throw her cousin out by her hair. She added that she went outside to make sure her cousin was okay, and there were about 6 women who were arguing Mr. Zbieranek Jr for what happened. She stated that Mr. Zbieranek Jr snatched up his sister and threw her to the ground. She added that Mr. Zbieranek Jr went after her sister several times and she recorded the incident on her phone. She stated when Mr. Zbieranek Jr saw that she was recording he went after her, and then he threw her sister to the ground causing her head to smack the cement and he was on top of her. She added that it took her cousins ex-husband and another man to get Mr. Zbieranek Jr off of her sister. She stated that Mr. Zbieranek Jr is out of control and has a temper. She added that she called the police and they did not want to watch the video from her phone because it was so long. She stated that it seemed like the police sided with Mr. Zbieranek Jr because he was the owner. She added that it is common for her cousin and her ex-husband to bicker and argue because their divorce was bitter. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 30 day suspension based on the police report and neighborhood, aldermanic, and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 ZBIERANEK, JR, Dale J, Agent for "Dale and Carrie, LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Dale Z's" at 3585 S Howell Av. (Expires 12/17/2020) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot This item was heard with the Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises license applications. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 30 day suspension based on the police report and neighborhood, aldermanic, and applicant testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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