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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/13/2021 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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210092 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 03 KRAHN, Scott A, Agent for "Art's Performing Center, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Silk on Water" at 144 E Juneau Av. (Expires 7/24/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. David Halbrooks stated the customer got hit because they spit on an employee. He provided a photo of the street map and a security camera screen shot. Individuals present in support: Samantha Chung 1111 N Water St stated the employees from the premises help keep the area clean and disorderly customers. Felipe Ruiz 2110 S 85th St, West Allis, WI stated he is the manager. He stated that the employee punched a patron and he was terminated. He stated that he gave MPD his statement and showed them where the cameras were located. Sean Freitag 3373 S 15th St stated he is a manager Jason Carson 4208 N 50th St stated he is a security floor manager Andrew Deuster 9506 N Lakefield Ct, Bayside, WI stated the applicant is a good operator and has improved the property. Kyle Zuekbke 4000 Mirrorfield Ct, Waunakee, WI stated he managers all of the locations. Ald. Kovac stated that there are 2 items on the police report that are concerning. Ald. Kovac moved to enter into the record as exhibit #1 the photos from Atty. Halbrooks. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 11 DJILAS, Petar, Agent for "UNA CAFE, INC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "UNA" at 4410 W FOREST HOME Av. (Expires 7/31/2021) The applicant stated that he is invested in the area. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 SHEIKH, Saeed M I, Agent for "Stop N Go Operating, Inc", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Stop N Go Operating, Inc" at 7609 W CAPITOL DR. (Expired 5/30/2021) The applicant stated he has never done anything with Quest cards. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 KUPFER, James, Agent for "Milwaukee Airport Hotel Association, LLC", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application with Transfer of Stock and Removing Shareholder for "Sleep Inn" at 4600 S 6th St. (Expired 5/2/2021) Individual present: Ald. Spiker Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Dodd moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved to hold. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated he hasn't been to the hotel in a couple of years so he is unaware of the day to day operations. Appearing with the applicant: Bruce Kinseth 2807 Woodland Knoll, Coralville, IA stated they raised their prices to deter problem patrons. He stated that he doesn't know why they don't have a current license. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated they should get a new agent who is more familiar with the operations and 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 ALI, Nawazish, Agent for "National 4 Oil, LLC", Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications for "BP" at 3725 S Howell Av. The applicant stated they can provide a landscaping plan. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated there was a neighborhood complaint. Ald. Lewis moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 13 NGUYEN, Anhvu T Class B Beer and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Pho Cali Restaurant" at 4756 S 27th St. (Expires 7/28/2021) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 4-0) The applicant stated that he didn't understand his suspension and when the police came he closed right away for the month. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker stated he would like to hear from the Health Department. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair for the Health Department. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated they try to clean every day and they have a lot of employee turnover. He added that sometimes they don't have enough employees right now. He stated that they try to cover some of the food and he and his dad try to remind the employees. He added that sometimes they are too busy with only 2 people cooking and they miss things and make mistakes. He stated that there are only 4 employees total and he doesn't have money to hire more. He added that he hires someone to deep clean twice a week. He stated that he needs to stay open so he can pay his rent and support his family. He added that he's trying his best and wants to improve. Individuals also present: Ald. Spiker stated the premises received a 30 day suspension last year for similar issues. He added that he doesn't understand why the applicant can't clean up his act and why these violations keep happening. He stated that he understands that this is a trying time but these violations are a danger to the community, and damaging to the commercial corridor. He added that these problems just can't keep occurring. He recommends a 10 day suspension because of the continuing problems. Carly Hegarty - Health Department stated there are ongoing compliance issues with the premises. She added that in 2020 there were no routine inspections because of COVID, but they did inspect when they received a complaint regarding pests. She stated that during the inspection the complaint was verified and the premises was issued orders to cease operations, and reopened later. She added that in January 2021 a routine inspection was conducted and they received a score of 62 which is a "B". She stated another routine inspection was conducted in June and they received a score of 61, which is a "B". She added that there were less priority violations in 2021 then there were in 2019. She stated this year they had 1 priority violation in January and 4 in June, 3 foundation violations in January and 1 in June, and 12 core violations in January and 8 in June. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the Health Department reports and Health Department and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 07 CROSS, Kenneth, Agent for "Junior's LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application with Change of Ownership and Hours From Closing 9 PM To 12 AM for "Junior's" at 3079 N 25th St. (Expired 7/5/2021) Individual present: Ald. Rainey Ald. Dodd moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Borkowski moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 4-0) Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he spoke with the applicant. Ald. Dodd moved to amend the plan of operation to close at 10 PM. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 BOOHER, Anthony T, Agent for "MKE Junk Junkies, LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises and Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Applications for "MKE Junk Junkies LLC" at 2640 W Greves St. (Expires 7/16/2021) Individual present: Ald. Zamarripa Ald. Lewis moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated he was unaware of the law about the ID cards, but he has taken care of it now. He added that he left paperwork for PO See at his office, but she parked her rusty car in the middle of the lot, and sat at his desk without wearing a mask in the middle of COVID. He stated that "if I had a dog", but he didn't threaten her because he has no dog, and told her to set up a meeting. He added that he tows from his landlord's private lot all the time, between 5-10 cars a week. He stated that he never touched the woman, she wouldn't get out of the car with her baby, and the police came and let him tow the car. He added that a tow is about $285, not $300 or $400. He stated that he wasn't aware that he had to submit receipts to the City. He added that this is how he feeds his family and he doesn't abuse that. He stated that he does good business with junk cars and has 4.9 on Google reviews. He added that he only tows from 2 lots and towing is not his main business. He stated that he undercharged Mr. Berger for his tow. He added that he pays his bills and taxes. He stated that he did nothing different with these 2 tows. He added that he didn't touch Ms. Jones or threaten her, but she was aggressive, shoved him, and threw his equipment. He stated that he was going to give her car back, but she made him sit there for 2 hours. He added that he missed his court case regarding the assault so he just paid the fine. Individuals also present: Ald. Zamarripa stated she does not support renewal of the Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing premises license based on the applicant's testimony and the neighborhood testimony. Peter Knox - DPW Tow lot stated that the applicant owes the City $6,200 in fees that have been sent to collections. He added that the applicant hasn't submitted any receipts for the 130 tows. Individuals present in opposition: Adam Berger 15300 W Capitol Dr, Brookfield, WI stated he had a terrible interaction with the applicant. He added that he parked in a parking lot in an unmarked spot. He stated that this parking lot may have had a sign behind the vines, but it was designed to trick people. He added that the applicant didn't answer the phone and it is not good business practice. He stated that the applicant is entrapping and extorting people, and an employee told him that they would sic their dog on him. He added that not everyone can afford the $300-400 fee. He stated that he finally got a hold of someone, but he had to pay with cash, because they wouldn't take any other form of payment, and didn't receive a receipt. Lakesha Jones 7911 S Long Meadow Dr, Oak Creek, WI stated she was picking up a donation for her non-profit and she parked in an unmarked spot for 2 minutes, and there were no "No Parking" signs clearly visible. She added that the applicant threatened her with gang violence in front of her 6 year old daughter, pushed her, and she had trouble sleeping for 2 weeks. She stated that her daughter was screaming and this was an experience no one should have to go through. She added that the applicant changed the price to $400 and would only take cash. She stated that she called the police and this was the worst experience of her life. She added that he jacked up her car while she and her daughter were inside the car. She stated that the applicant told her that "he would kill a bitch like her and go to jail for bitches like you." She added that she is concerned and afraid because the applicant lives in her neighborhood. Ald. Lewis stated the applicant needs to manage his business properly because it will affect his livelihood. Ald. Kovac stated that the applicant has a junk car business and there are no complaints about that or consensual towing. He added that non-consensual towing creates conflicts and the applicant doesn't have a good track record of handling conflict appropriately. He stated that the applicant made implied threats to a police officer and asking Mr. Berger if he thinks he can park anywhere because he has a nice car. He added that the applicant has been abusing the special equipment fee and overcharging people. Ald. Dodd moved denial of the Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises license application based on the police report, and applicant, aldermanic, and neighborhood testimony. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd moved approval of the Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's license application with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Dodd moved approval of the Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's license application with a warning letter based on the police report, holding issuance until the $6,200 is paid. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 HIGGINS, Michael J, Agent for "Complete Recycling Services LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Renewal Application Adding Shareholder for "Complete Recycling Services" at 9400 N 124TH St. (Expires 7/29/2021) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Lewis moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Lewis moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) The applicant stated they have registered with NWPRS. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 TAYLOR, Odean H, Agent for "JGT Investments LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Prime Social Restaurant & Bar" at 7225 N 76TH St. (Expires 8/28/2021) The applicant stated he called the police and they closed a little early and help direct traffic. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele Ald. Lewis stated there have been parking issues at the premises, and her office has received complaints regarding the premises. Ald. Lewis moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 03 MUSA, Alaa I, Agent for "CASABLANCA RESTAURANT, LLC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications for "CASABLANCA RESTAURANT" at 728 E BRADY St. (Expires 7/30/2021) The applicant stated Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Emil Obviagele Individuals present in opposition: Tiffany Markwan 1693 N Cass St stated she has had bullets go through her window and was threatened by employees because she was taking photos of them violating the mask mandate. She also added that patrons have threatened her while she was parking her car. She stated that there is constant litter and patrons knock over her garbage. She added that she often sees underage patrons puking in her yard. James Petro 1716 E Pearson St stated he is concerned about the traffic and speeding through the one way street. He added that the premises is a nightclub, not a restaurant and he is tired of all the riff-raff. He stated that the valets park cars on his street instead of in the parking lot. Melissa McNulty 1685 N Cass St stated she agrees with the previous speakers. She added that this premises will be the death of the neighborhood. She stated that patrons urinate in her yard, dancing in the street, blasting music from their cars, and drinking. She added that the applicant stated he would put up signs asking patrons to respect the neighborhood, but she has not seen them. Peter Storsen 1710 N Cass St stated that that he has 2 small children and he is concerned for his family with the shootings. He added that patrons leave liquor bottles and trash on the ground. He stated that he can feel the bass in his daughter's room and has seen one way drivers going the wrong way. Eric Flack 1723A N Cass stated that he agrees with the previous speakers. He added that there is constant garbage in his yard and he has seen people drive the wrong way down the one way street. He stated every Saturday night he sees patrons dancing, fighting, and speeding in their cars. He added that it's hard to sleep and he's tired of it. Individuals present in support: Chauntel McKenzie 901 W Winnebago St stated she is a regular patron and goes there to work. She added that her sons work at the premises. Jamaal Smith 5372 N 52nd St stated he is a regular patron of the premises. He added that he goes there every day and works. Ald. Kovac stated he has received complaints over the years about patrons causing problems in the neighborhoods. Ald. Kovac moved to enter in to the record the as exhibit #1 the updated polices and plan of operation from Atty. Obviagele. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval with warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 06 ALIOTA, John S, Agent for "Aliota Management LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Aliota's Pub & Grill" at 261 E Hampton Av. (Expires 7/27/2021) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Dodd moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 5-0) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Aliota stated the bartender no longer works at the premises. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 BEG, Kalim M Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "LOCUST BP" at 232 W LOCUST St. (Expires 9/22/2021) 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 he cooperates with the police. He added that the panhandlers are aggressive and the manager asked them to leave. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 DRAN, Mandeep, Agent for "ATKINSON FOOD MART CORP", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Atkinson Food Mart" at 1301 W ATKINSON Av. (Expires 8/24/2021) The applicant stated people use his trash can to throw away their household garbage. He added that there is no prostitution at the premises. Individuals present in opposition: Susie Anderson 3628 N 13th St stated she is the block watch captain and they do weekly clean ups. She added that she sees prostitution at the premises. She stated that they haven't made any improvements. Ariel Peavy 3632 N 13th St stated she agrees with the previous speaker about the garbage and the patrons littering and loitering. She added that she sees prostitution and drug dealing too. She stated that the employees are disrespectful too. She added that cars block traffic. Ald. Coggs stated this location is problematic for loitering and littering. Ald. Coggs moved to hold to the call of the chair to have a neighborhood meeting. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: HAMPTON, Cherrie, Disabled Loading Zone Permit Application. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 06 GREWAL, Pritpal S, Agent for "SAHEJ, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "KEEFE AVENUE MOBIL" at 3510 N 7TH St. (Expires 9/21/2021) The applicant stated that he threw away the expired ice cream. He added that since the bar opened next door there have been a lot of problems. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 ALBANO, Michael J, Agent for "Angelos Pizza, LLC", Class B Beer and Temporary Food Dealer License Applications for "Angelos Pizza" at 200 N Harbor DR #Area L.
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Minutes note: 04 SANFILIPPO, Janice E, Agent for "BANQUET SERVICES, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "VILLA FILOMENA" at 1119 N MARSHALL St. (Expires 7/29/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated the premises is has been operating his 2005 without any suspensions. He added that he is willing to sit down and mediate the issues between the neighbors and the premises. He stated that sound proofing curtains and materials have been ordered. Les Johns stated he was contacted in 2019 to provide security and he didn't see any problems. He added that he talked to neighbors and did a neighborhood survey. He stated that he didn't do any events last year because of COVID. David Hackbarth 527 E Red Pine Cir, Dousman, WI stated the has DJed weddings at the premises. Tony SanFilippo stated they have 20-25 events per year and the space is more of a home than a hall. He added that this is a family business and he tries to keep the clients in order. He stated that he has tried to work with the Tierney's regarding their complaints. He added that he hired a roofer because they thought the sound was escaping through the roof. He stated that the sound proofing will occur in February or March. Individuals present in opposition: Janet Tierney 1111 N Marshall St #404 stated that in 2019 there was an operating plan agreement, which were violated because there was no one to monitor the guests and the patio doors were open for 3 events. She added that they repeatedly contact the owners to turn the music down. She stated that sometimes they don't receive responses from the applicant or a very slow response. She added that she now makes a point to leave her home during events. She stated that they violated their operating plan by have loud, amplified music on the patio. She added that the applicant doesn't want to be a good neighbor and that's why she is in objection. Martin Tierney 1111 N Marshall St #404 stated the premises is a burden and they now leave their home when there are events at the premises. He added that they should be suspended for at least 30 days. Doug Downing 1114 N Marshall St #202 stated that he lives directly across the street and the amplified noise can be heard throughout the building. He added that the noise from people in the front of the premises carries throughout the neighborhood. He stated that this is an Inconvenience for him, and he would like time restrictions at the premises. Individual also present: Tammy Bockhorst - 4th District Legislative Assistant stated there is a discrepancy between what was promised and what was delivered. She added that they haven't heard from the applicant what changes have been made, but she has heard complaints from residents. She stated that she wants them to succeed but there are continued problems at the premises. Ald. Kovac stated the DJ is a contract employee who was upset he had to turn the music down, and the owner stated the premises is like the airport, however it's not the airport. He added that he hopes they don't come back next year but they need to work with neighbors. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair for a neighborhood meeting. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 CONKLIN, JR, Robert E, Agent for "Probucolls Association", Rooming House License Renewal Application for "The Clark House" at 943 N 24TH St. (Expires 9/20/2021) Individual present in opposition: James Dieter 2342 W Kilbourn Ave stated he wants the application to be held. He added that the application is fraudulent. Scot Mclean Towne & Country Building Inspection, Inc. stated he is a home inspector. He added that he was approach to buy drugs while at the premises, and he saw people urinating in the alley. He stated that the chimneys don't have liners, the electric is outdated, the railings are incorrect, there is fiberglass roofing, and many additional violations. Individual also present: Tammy Bockhorst - 4th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Bauman has no objections. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 04 CONKLIN, JR, Robert E, Agent for "Probucolls Association", Rooming House License Renewal Application for "The Clarke House" at 947 N 24TH St. (Expires 9/20/2021) Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 04 CONKLIN, JR, Robert E, Agent for "Probucolls Association", Rooming House License Renewal Application for "The Clark House" at 939 N 24TH St. (Expires 9/20/2021) Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 04 CONKLIN, JR, Robert E, Agent for "Probucolls Association", Rooming House License Renewal Application for "The Clark House" at 933 N 24th St. (Expires 9/20/2021) Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1, Ald. Borkowski voting no)
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Minutes note: 04 SINGH, Gurdev, Agent for "V K CITGO LLC", Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications for "V K CITGO" at 1254 N 35TH St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman Individual also present: Tammy Bockhorst - 4th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Bauman would like the application to be held. Ald. Kovac move to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Harpreet, Agent for "Milwaukee Meat and Seafood LLC", Class A Malt License Renewal Application for "Bill The Butcher" at 3533 W NORTH Av. (Expires 8/31/2021) The applicant has no comments on the police report. 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 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 HALLIDAY, Susan M, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "WALGREENS #2296" at 2727 W NORTH Av. (Expired 6/27/2021) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Alyssa Johnson Robert Hilber 4118 W Thorncrest Dr, Franklin, WI stated the close earlier now and have a theft response team to handle shoplifting. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper would like the applicant to clean the parking lot 4-5 times per day. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 FARES, Abdelhakim A, Agent for "ULTRA FOOD MART, INC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "ULTRA FOOD MART" at 1701 W GALENA St. (Expires 7/27/2021) Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated there is loitering in the area and wants the applicant to sign up for the Ezekiel community group. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 BARNETT, Kevine J, Agent for "Yardies LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Patrons Dancing, and 1 Pool Table for "Yardies" at 2679 N 30th St. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper wants to amend the operating plan to 50% food and have a community meeting before opening. Ald. Dodd moved to amend the plan of operation to indicated 50% food sales. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Mamta, Agent for "NAT LIQUOR & FOOD MART, INC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "S & A LIQUOR" at 3725 W CENTER St. (Expired 7/6/2021) Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper requests a warning letter.
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Minutes note: 15 WALTERS, Aston B, Agent for "Walters Grocery, LLC", Class A Malt, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Walters Grocery" at 3821 W LOCUST St. (Expired 6/14/2021) Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper requests a warning letter and for them to clean up 3 times a day. Ald. Kovac moved to amend the plan of operation to clean up 3 times per day. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 ISSA, Ala I, Agent for "GROCERY KING, INC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "BRIGHT FOOD MARKET" at 2500 W LISBON Av. (Expires 7/27/2021) Individual present: Dameon Ellzey - 15th District Legislative Assistant Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: MILLER, Matthew J, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2020) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: MURPHY, Warren J, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: RIVAS, Brandon P, Class D Operator's License Application.
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Minutes note: SHAIKH, Gulam N, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated he had a dispute with his former employer and he has met all the conditions of his probation. He added that his new employer is really helping him. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1, Ald. Coggs voting no)
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Minutes note: TIBBITS, Kenneth A, Class D Operator's License Application. The applicant stated it has been 3 years since his last offense and he was young. He added that he has been on the straight and narrow his jail. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: VANDERPOOL, Tracy A, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2020) Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: CARTER, John F, Agent for "Carter's Handy Man's LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Renewal Application for "Carter's Handy Man's". (Expires 8/7/2021) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: HERMANSEN, Kristen K, Agent for "Bullseye, Inc.", Amusement Machine or Jukebox Distributors License Renewal Application with Change of Agent and Transfer of Stock for "Bullseye". (Expired 6/30/2021) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 COOK, Thomas M, Agent for "Pacific Bells LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Taco Bell #31027" at 260 W HOLT Av. (Expires 7/26/2021) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Richard Donner Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 LECHUGA, Jose G, Agent for "CLUB 2020 LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Entertainment Adding Disc Jockey and Karaoke for "Club 2020" at 3173 S 13TH St. (Expires 8/3/2021) The applicant stated he would like the new application to be heard. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Borkowski moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 4-0) The applicant stated he will withdraw once the application for Ms. Fernandez is approved. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 FERNANDEZ OTERO, Yazmin, Agent for "JAZZ'S CLUB 2020 LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Karaoke, and 5 Amusement Machines for "Jazz's Club 2020" at 3173 S 13TH St. Appearing with the applicant as interpreter: Francesca Young Individual present Malicia Starks 1317 W Euclid Ave stated that she is concerned about the noise. She added that there is loud music until 2 AM and patrons congregate outside instead of leaving. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she is not comfortable with the additional entertainment. Ald. Kovac moved approval holding the Disc Jockey and Karaoke. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 HERNANDEZ TREJO, Enrique, Agent for "Los Potrillos Auto Sales, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Los Potrillos Auto Sales, LLC" at 3170 S 13th St. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 KOSINSKI, Michael S, Agent for "HIGGSKI, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "BAY VIEW BOWL" at 2416 S KINNICKINNIC Av. (Expired 7/12/2021) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 GONZALEZ, Francisco J, Agent for "El Tucanazo Taqueria Y Mariscos Corp", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "El Tucanazo Taqueria Y Mariscos" at 3261 S 13TH St. (Expires 7/27/2021) The applicant stated he closes early now Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she was concerned about the police report and serving past bar close. She added that the applicant needs to stop serving after bar close and let the police inside when requested. She recommends a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 DOAR, Holly C, Agent for "BLACKBIRD BAR, INC", Alcohol and Food Permanent Extension of Premise Applications Adding Patio for "BLACKBIRD BAR" at 3007 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she is in support. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 JONAS, Paul U, Agent for "U.C. Jonas Inc", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Change of Hours for the Patio From Closing 9 PM To 12 AM for "Mothership" at 2301 S Logan Av. (Expired 7/6/2021) The applicant stated the hours were for the West patio and the East patio hours were changed also. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Andrew Arena stated that the East patio should close at 12 AM every day and the West patio should close at 9 PM Sunday-Thursday and 12 AM Friday-Saturday. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has received communication from neighbors both in support and against the premises. She added that she supports the extended hours if there is no outdoor sound. She added that the East patio should close Sunday-Thursday 10 PM and Friday-Saturday 12 AM. Ald. Dodd moved to amend the plan of operation to remove outdoor music on the patios. (Prevailed 4-0) Individual present in opposition: Dennis Kukla 929 E Lincoln Ave stated that he does not want the patio open until 12 AM. He added that in 2019 they put up a fence, and then in 2020 they took the fence down. He stated that other patios in the area are fenced in. He added that he is against parklets because there is already parking problems in the area. Ald. Kovac moved to amend the plan of operation to close the West patio at 9 PM Sunday-Thursday and 12 AM Friday-Saturday. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Borkowski moved to amend the plan of operation to close the East patio Sunday-Thursday 10 PM and Friday-Saturday 12 AM. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval was amended. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 10 SINGH, Harjinder, Agent for "Chahal Brother One LLC", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application for "American Inn Motel" at 6798 W APPLETON Av. (Expires 9/21/2021) The applicant stated he watches the security camera and checks guest's IDs. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Andrew Arena stated the applicant cooperated with the police. He added that #10 on the police report was a guest who checked out and then overdosed at a different location. He stated that #11 was him advising the applicant to remove renters because the license was expiring. He added #12 was a woman who refused to leave, and #13 was a boyfriend who struck his girlfriend. He stated that there are less incidents this year than last year. He added that the applicant is on the premises all the time and he share a banned guest list with other hotels. He stated that all of the rooms have been remodeled and the prices have increased. Individual also present: Ald. Murphy stated he is concerned about the overdoses at the premises. He added that last year there was a suspension because a 15 year old girl was raped at the premises. He stated that he doesn't want this premises to become an attractive nuisance. He recommends a warning letter. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 01 BLAS, Jaime J, Agent for "Apys Cars Inc", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Non-Consensual Towing, Dealing, Storing, and/or Transporting Junk/Valuable Metal and Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts, and Removing and/or Recycling Waste Tires for "Apys Cars Inc" at 4030 W Douglas Av. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 QAADAN, Khaled S, Agent for "SMKA LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Roman Foods" at 2441 S 18th St. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 FELTON, JR, Robert R Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Renewal Applications for "Smokin Flames Barbeque" at 1817 W National Av. (Expired 4/23/2021) Individual present: Ald. Perez Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 ALBANIL COYOLT, Ruben, Agent for "El Cielo LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "El Cielo Bar" at 1226 W NATIONAL Av. (Expires 8/2/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated #7 on the police report pertains to a back side porch, there is a future court date assigned, and the applicant is in the process of finding a contractor to address the issue but it has been hard with COVID. He added that #8 on the police report the applicant called the police when he saw a fight outside, and mentioned that one of the brothers was known to carry a gun. He stated that one of the brothers threatened to break the windows of the premises and rocks were found outside the premises. He added that the applicant was cooperative with police and the brothers did not return. He stated that #9 on the police report was a violation at a different location. He stated that #10 on the police report, there were individuals standing close but there were no citations issued because there may not have been a masking violation. He added that #11 on the police report the victim's breast was grabbed and the victim's boyfriend punch the assailant, and the applicant cooperated with the police. He stated that there were no tavern violations. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated this is a small location and he has spoken to the applicant about not having problems with the neighbors or the police. He added that there have been issues with patrons complaining and the building has been dilapidated for some time regardless of COVID. He stated that he thinks the applicant knows better and he recommends a minimal suspension for the applicant to get his act together and the building fixed up to make it safe for the community. Ald. Borkowski moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report and aldermanic testimony, holding open #6 on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 01 JABBAR, Nael N, Agent for "BABA'S GRILL LLC", Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Application Adding 3 Amusement Machines for "BABA'S GRILL" at 4383 N 27TH St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 02 KUMAR, Pawan, Agent for "P&K Supermarket LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor, Weights & Measures, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "Food Town & Liquor" at 6608 W Fond Du Lac Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 03 GILBERTSON, Stephen G, Agent for "1754 NFRANKLINBAR LLC", Class B Tavern, Sidewalk Dining, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "The Standard Tavern" at 1754 N FRANKLIN Pl. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 04 KIM, Changhun, Agent for "Woori Corp", Class B Tavern, Sidewalk Dining, and Food Dealer License Transfer Applications with Change of Agent and Ownership for "Kanpai" at 408 E Chicago St. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 13 BENNETT, Joseph G, Agent for "Van Horn Latino, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Renewal Application with Change of Agent and Ownership for "Van Horn Latino" at 3030 W LOOMIS Rd. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter STANSELL, Jesse G, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 01 GREWAL, Pritpal S, Agent for "Sahej 2 LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Mobil" at 2620 W Capitol DR. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 01 WALIA, Harjeet S, Agent for "Taj International Petroleum Co.", Extended Hours Establishments, Weights & Measures, Food Dealer, and Filling Station License Renewal Applications for "Pantry 41" at 4057 N GREEN BAY Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 05 PATEL, Chandrakant M, Agent for "Vraj Hospitality LLC", Hotel/Motel and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Quality Inn NW Milwaukee" at 5442 N LOVERS LANE Rd. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 13 MOE, Than D Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Moe Grocery Store" at 2016 W Howard Av. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 13 PATEL, Arpit K, Agent for "SIDHIVINAYAK, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Hotel/Motel License Renewal Applications with Change of Ownership for "QUALITY SUITES" at 4488 S 27TH St. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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