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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/28/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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210597 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 04 CLARK, Dennis L, Agent for "Brewery House LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Bands, and Patrons Dancing for "On Tap" at 1203 N 10TH St. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 ORUE, Susy A, Agent for "Orilla, LLC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Applications for "Orilla" at 223 N WATER St #100. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 SCHMIDT, JR, Robert C, Agent for "BREW CITY BAR B Q, INC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "TRINITY THREE IRISH PUBS" at 125 E JUNEAU Av. (Expires 10/17/2021) The applicant stated that they were found in compliance, the second and third ones the patron was cited, and the fourth one was a patron charging at police. He added that they have 16-18 security personnel on site. Individual also present: Ald. Bauman stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 04 BERKOWITZ, Seth J, Agent for "INSOMNIA COOKIES OPERATORS, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "INSOMNIA COOKIES" at 1133 N MARTIN L KING JR DR. (Expired 12/31/2020) Individual present: Ald. Bauman stated the application can be held. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 02 BARNETT, Peter A, Agent for "Family Dollar Stores of Wisconsin LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Family Dollar #29418" at 9014 W Appleton Av. (Expired 4/17/2021) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Josh Gimbel Harry Susman Doug Lambert Individual also present: Arlisia McHenry 2nd District Executive Assistant stated Pres. Johnson constantly receives complaints about litter at the premises. She added that Pres. Johnson recommends a 30 day suspension because of the problems at the premises. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to meet with Pres. Johnson. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 MITCHELL, Brian D Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Applications for "Gladys Treats" at 811 W Historic Mitchell St. 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 HUERTA, Everly, Agent for "EL SAZON DE JALISCO LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "El Sazon de Jalisco" at 1039 W National Av. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot Martha Ortiz appearing as interpreter Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated he would like to speak with the applicant so he would like the applicant to be held. Individual present in opposition: Daniel Zelonky 1031 W National Ave stated the premises doesn't clean up outside and has patrons loitering outside. He added that there's already enough bars and lack of parking. He stated that he is concerned about property values. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair so Ald. Perez can meet with the applicant. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 12 CLEARY, Brendan P, Agent for "The Heliodore LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting 3 Amusement Machines and 2 Dart Boards for "The Heliodore" at 309 W NATIONAL Av. Appearing with the applicant: JB Lathers 1814 N 51st St stated he is the property owner and the applicant is the main bartender. He added that he is aware of the issues in the past and the premises will not be open until bar time. He stated that the police told him the previous issues were from the rooming house not the bar. He added that he will be putting apartments in the premises also. He stated that this will not be a loud establishment. He added that he has received support from some neighbors, businesses, and the Walker's Point Business Association. He stated that he is disappointed because he has done everything to accommodate the neighbors. He added that he will install security and activate that corner of the block. Individual also present: Ald. Perez stated this location has a history of issues with the bar and rooming house. He added that he has spoken with the neighbors and he does not support the application at this time. Individuals present in opposition: Rebekah Kopec-Farrell 813 S 3rd St stated that there have been problems at the premises previously and she is not in support. She added that JB Lathers is the owner and agent of the property and LLC. She stated that the applicant was told the neighborhood is not in support of the premises. Brian Kopec-Farrell 813 S 3rd St stated he agrees with the previous speaker. He added that other business owners have taken the neighborhood in to consideration when planning their businesses. He stated that the noise levels can be intolerable for his children and lack of parking has been an issue also. He added that this is not a good business for a residential neighborhood. Betty Ulmer 821 S 3rd St stated she is a long time resident and when the premises has been operating as a bar has been a nuisance. She added that there have been issues with noise, shootings, and interrupts her enjoyment of her home. She stated that parking is already an issue on the street. She added that she strongly objects. David Martin 828 S 3rd St stated he has been in the neighborhood for 30 years and he strongly objects to any bar on 3rd St because of the effect on the revitalization efforts in Walker's Point. Ald. Dodd moved denial based on neighborhood and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 06 GILL, Gagan K, Agent for "Tip Top Foods LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Tip Top Foods" at 1901 W ATKINSON Av. (Expires 10/31/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Suhkwinder Singh 1901 W Atkinson Ave stated he apologizes for the issue on the police report. He added that the employee had to leave for a family emergency and the other employee didn't have a bartender's license. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 06 KELLY, Tanisha, Agent for "Penthouse LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications with 25+ Age Restriction Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Comedy Acts, Poetry Readings, Karaoke, Patrons Dancing, 1 Pool Table, and 2 Amusement Machines for "Penthouse Lounge" at 3621 N TEUTONIA Av. The applicant stated she is willing to change the opening time to 5 PM. She added that they have security and a patrol car. She stated that everything will be cleaned up at night time. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Robert Webb stated there will be security cameras, security personnel to manage parking and bar close, and there will be several trash receptacles for patrons to use. Individuals also present: Danielle Wren 3611 N Teutonia Ave stated she runs an adult daycare center and parking becomes a problem in the afternoon and evening. Richard Steggeman 3629 & 3718 N Teutonia Ave stated the property is dirty and 2 months ago there was a repass party that required his business to close because of threats by members of the party. He added that he has a loading zone in front of his premises that must be clear at all times. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair for a neighborhood meeting. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 06 KOCIS, Nicholas A, Agent for "Dead Bird Brewing Company", Class B Tavern - Wine Only License Application for "Dead Bird Brewing Company" at 1726 N 5th St. The applicant stated the person on the police report is his business partner and the incident occurred when they were in college. Individual present in support: Mike Grinker 1719 N Vel R Phillips Ave stated he manages the building directly to the south of the premises and there haven't been any issues. Ald. Coggs stated she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 06 DAVIS, Tumara L, Agent for "Yacks on Richards LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "Yacks on Richards" at 3805 N RICHARDS St. The applicant stated her husband was coming off of medication and he didn't know how it interacted with alcohol. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 JEFFERSON, Alex L, Agent for "AJ Auto Sales, LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's - Wholesale Only License Application for "AJ Auto Sales" at 7846A W APPLETON Av. The applicant stated he just wants to get his license and support his family. He added that he wasn't aware of any of the neighborhood complaints. He stated that there are four different businesses in the premises and he plans to put a fence up and buy the building. He added that he can't address issues until he gets his license. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Christina Balistreri stated the applicant didn't know the citation was on his record, but it has been paid. She added that the applicant hasn't received any citations about noise. Individual present in opposition: Marcia Townsend 7745 W Beckett Ave stated there has been loud music playing and there are cars getting detailed. She added that having cars in alley is a nuisance for children. She stated that the premises has been open since September 3rd opening at 8 AM every day. She added that she has contacted the alderwoman's office and the police several times. Ald. Dodd moved to hold for clarification about the property. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 SHEDIVY, Michael, Agent for "Lone Star-Cardinal Motorcycle Ventures VIII LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Milwaukee Harley Davidson" at 11310 W SILVER SPRING DR. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Joshua Diller Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 NAGRA, Gurinder S, Agent for "Timmerman Petro Mart LLC", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 2 Amusement Machines for "Timmerman Petro Mart" at 9130 W Hampton Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 HALLIDAY, Susan M, Agent for "WALGREEN CO", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "WALGREENS #04254" at 5201 N 91ST St. (Expires 10/12/2021) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Corey Swinick stated that this is less police incidents than in the past and Walgreens wants to be a good corporate citizen and serve the community. Robert Hilber 2118 W Thorncrest Dr, Franklin, WI stated they added security guards at the premises and he just took over operating the premises a year ago. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 RICK, Brandon P, Agent for "DIAMOND STAR TOWING AND SALVAGE LLC", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Vehicle License Renewal Application for "DIAMOND STAR TOWING AND SALVAGE" at 10727 W GOOD HOPE Rd. (Expired 9/23/2021) The applicant stated he was taking parts off of junk cars. He added that he does have a salvage/RST license. Ald. Dodd moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 05 HINDI, Tareq Y, Agent for "T&H Discount Mart Inc", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Applications Requesting to be Open 24 Hrs for "T&H Discount Mart" at 8334 W Appleton Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 GILL, Harbhajan S, Agent for "Gill's Gas & Food, Inc", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 3 Amusement Machines for "24/7 Gas & Food Mart" at 1319 W North Av. Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the applicant will work with the neighbor to address issues. He added that the payout is by an independent contractor. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper has received similar complaints about this premises. He added that DNS has issued orders about illegal dumping and littering. He stated that Ald. Stamper does not want more than 1 machine in a store at a time. Individual present in opposition: Nuputer McBroom 1304 W Garfield Ave stated she lives directly behind the gas station and has complained about the trash in the alley and her yard from the premises. She added that she has talked to the employees about the patrons loitering and they have been disrespectful to her. She stated that the premises is packed with cars, loud music, prostitution, and drug dealing at all hours of the night. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SOOD, Jamal J, Agent for "Horizon Food Inc", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Eagle Foods" at 1401 W Center St. (Expired 9/25/2021) The applicant stated he spoke with his manager about the incident on the police report and firearms were not present. He added that he sends his employees outside to clean up. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper would like the lot to be cleaned 3 times a day because of the debris around the lot. Ald. Borkowski moved to amend the plan of operation to include cleaning 3 times a day. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 ANDERSON, Thomas M, Agent for "T A Acquisition Company, LLC", Public Entertainment Premises and Self Service Laundry License Renewal Applications for "Village Valet Dry Cleaners" at 3200 W North Av. (Expired 12/31/2020) Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated the PEP license should be held to get clarification on the gambling machines. Ald. Dodd moved approval the Self Service Laundry license application and holding the Public Entertainment Premises license application. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 RANDHAWA, Sukhwinder S, Agent for "RS LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "RS LLC" at 2008 W Center St. (Expires 11/6/2021) Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the premises has 16 cameras, 4 outside and 12 inside. He added that it was an employee's boyfriend who was the one causing the issues in #8 on the police report. He stated that the employee was terminated. He added that the applicant is willing to close at 12 AM. He stated that the applicant is committed to hiring people from the neighborhood and he does not support storing drugs at the store. He added that the applicant is committed to running lawful operation and a 30 day suspension is too harsh. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper is concerned about the premises because of the October drug incident and there was no explanation. He added that it is unacceptable to have drug activity at the premises. He stated that some kind of punishment is necessary because there seems to be a lack of control by the applicant at the premises. He added Ald. Stamper recommends a suspension of 30 days and removing the Extended Hours license. Ald. Kovac moved nonrenewal of the Extended Hours Establishment license application and approval, with a 30 day suspension of the Filling Station, Food Dealer, and Weights & Measures license applications based on the police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SHARMA, Ashwani, Agent for "Lisbon Food & Beer, Inc", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 2 Amusement Machines for "Lisbon Food & Beer" at 4401 W Lisbon Av. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SINGH, Balwinder, Agent for "ADAM MINI MART, LLC", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 2 Amusement Machines for "LLOYD FOOD" at 2101 N 38TH St. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated this application should be held. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 LOVE, Tasnique L, Agent for "Heiress Lounge & Networking Cafe Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Karaoke and Poetry Readings for "Heiress Lounge & Networking Cafe" at 4919 W Center St. The applicant stated that she lives in the neighborhood so she is familiar with the crime in the area. She added that they have early hours. Appearing with the applicant: Lawanda Shaw stated they received support from the BID board. She added that they previously operated in Riverwest for 6 years with no issues. She stated that they live in the community and they notice a lot of vacant buildings. She added that the premises is like a Starbucks with spirits. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper is not in support of this location because there are issues in the evenings on the corner. He added that this is near another bar that's already open. He stated that this area has an issue with concentration. He stated that this could be held for further clarification about the business operations. Ald. Kovac stated the applicant has no issues at their Riverwest location. Ald. Dodd moved to hold for meeting with applicant. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 KAUR, Charanjit, Agent for "2900 West Lisbon LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "Lisbon Liquor and Food Mart" at 2900 W LISBON Av. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Vincent Bobot stated the applicant will spend $100,000 in improvements to the facade and interior. He added that the applicant is aware of the issues in the surrounding area. Individual also present: Dameon Ellzey 15th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Stamper wants the new owners to be diligent about the prostitution in the area. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 03 PLENNES, Amy R, Agent for "The National, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Applications for "The LaFayette Place" at 1978 N Farwell Av. The applicant stated this will be vegan lunch with bloody marys and mimosas. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 03 MARSH, Jeffrey, Agent for "Nashville North, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Instrumental Musicians, Karaoke, and Patrons Dancing for "Nashville North" at 1216 E BRADY St. The applicant stated he's taking over the Up & Under Pub and he owns the Charcoal Grill restaurant chain. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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Minutes note: 03 PAUL, Richard J, Agent for "ZUM ZEPPEL, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, and Karaoke for "Thurmans 15" at 1731 N Arlington Pl. Appearing with the applicant: Richard Paul Jr stated that the previous premises closed during COVID and he and his father decided they wanted to control the corner because they own the 7 properties surrounding. He added that this is more of a relaxed corner bar and his band has played there before. Individual present in opposition: Dan Thomas 1767 N Arlington Pl stated that there is a concentration of liquor in the area. He added that there are already problems in the area with scooters and parking. He stated that he was assaulted at the premises in 2013. Ald. Kovac stated the premises is a neighborhood institution. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: CORNETTE, Dillon J, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: GUSHO, Shelby H, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Dodd moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: LEDESMA, Roberto R, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-1, Ald. Coggs voting no).
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Minutes note: MAYEN, Bryanna, 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: PRILOT, Tanya L, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Kovac called to hold to the call of the chair based of nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: SCHULHAUSER, Elise JF, Class D Operator's License Renewal Application. (Expired 12/31/2019) Ald. Dodd moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: RODRIGUEZ, Armando J, Agent for "Next Level Drywall & Painting LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application as agent for "Next Level Drywall & Painting". Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 GREWAL, Pritpal S, Agent for "National Metro LLC", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 3 Amusement Machines for "Clark On National" at 812 S Layton Bl. The applicant stated that the person in the police report wasn't him. Individual also present: Ald. Zamarripa stated she thought the applicant was withdrawing the application. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 08 YOUNIS, Safaa, Agent for "A & S LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "Trans Auto" at 2300 W LINCOLN Av. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 4-0). Appearing with the applicant as an interpreter: Farraz Raman 8124 S Lakeview Dr Franklin WI Ali Kareem 3065 S Green AV stated he doesn't remember getting the citation. Individual also present: Ald. Zamarripa stated she has no objections. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 SINGH, Kamal, Agent for "Kamal Food Mart, LLC", Class A Malt and Food Dealer License Applications for "Kamal Food Mart" at 2539 W GRANT St. The applicant stated that those were not his possessions and since no one else was there he was taken to court. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 08 PARKER, Shane G Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "GENE'S UNICORN PUB II" at 3412 W NATIONAL Av. (Expires 11/13/2021) The applicant barred the patron from returning to the premises. He added that he has talked to the neighbors about the noise outside. Individual also present: Ald. Zamarripa stated has concerns about the goings on at the premises. Ald. Kovac moved approval with warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 13 ALLEN, Laura E, Agent for "Runway, Inc", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Jukebox, Karaoke, and 5 Amusement Machines for "Kelly's Dugout" at 512 W Layton Av. Individuals also present: Ald. Spiker stated he the opening hours should be amended. Ald. Borkowski moved to amend the application open at 11:00 am (Prevailed 4-0). Ald. Dodd moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 13 RAFAQAT, Mohammad, Agent for "US Petroleum of Milwaukee, Inc", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting 3 Amusement Machines for "Hometown" at 108 W Howard Av. Individual also present: Ald. Spiker said that he wants to have a neighborhood meeting. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 13 SCHNEEBERG, Eric B, Agent for "13th Pour LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "13th Pour" at 3675 S 13th St. (Expires 10/12/2021) The applicant stated he doesn't believe he was intoxicated. He knew he owed money Individual also present: Ald. Spiker a warning letter Individual present in opposition: Terry Czajkowski 3656 S 14th St stated the patrons are loud and he is concerned about the use of illegal fireworks. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 13 COOK, Thomas M, Agent for "Pacific Bells LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "Taco Bell #31507" at 6268 S 27th St. (Expires 10/10/2021) Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 13 PATEL, Narottambhai, Agent for "Alpa Corporation", Hotel/Motel License Renewal Application for "Suburban Motel" at 4600 S 27th St. (Expired 7/21/2021) Appearing on behalf of the applicant: Atty. Douglas Rose stated is willing to withdraw the application. Ala Patel 4600 S 27th St Individual also present: Ald. Spiker recommended nonrenewal. Ald. Dodd moved to accept the withdrawal of the application. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 SAMMONS, Brian W, Agent for "Sammleton Distilling, LLC", Class B Beer and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands, Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, and Comedy Acts for "Twisted Path Distillery" at 2018 S 1st St #177. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Kovac moved approval (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 14 ECKMANN, Richard A, Agent for "Alliance Transportation Systems, Inc", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Removing and/or Recycling Waste Tires for "Alliance Transportation Systems" at 2841 S 5TH Ct. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 14 CASAS, Daniel A, Agent for "Amorsito, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications with 25+ Age Restriction After 9 PM and Requesting Karaoke, Patrons Dancing, 2 Amusement Machines, and Console and Board Games for "Amorsito" at 2936 S 13TH St. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 14 LEET, Shawn T, Agent for "Three Sheets LLC", Alcohol Permanent Extension of Premise and Sidewalk Dining License Applications Adding Sidewalk CafĂ© to Front Northside for "The Stone" at 2422 S Howell Av. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 14 MUNOZ, Carmen, Agent for "Sabor Tropical LLC", Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, Food Dealer, and Sidewalk Dining License Renewal Applications with Change of Entertainment Adding Bands and 2 Amusement Machines for "Sabor Tropical Latin Inspired Kitchen & Lounge" at 2258 S KINNICKINNIC Av. (Expires 10/24/2021) Appearing with the applicant Jessie Fonseca 524 N Water St Individuals also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated she received complaints from neighbors but she has no objections to renewal. Individuals present in opposition: Amir Sehic 2255 S Allis St Unit E stated that the music coming from the restaurant is loud even in the morning. Ald. Kovac moved to amend the application to remove bands. (Prevailed 4-0). Ald. Dodd moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 14 RUPCICH, Brent A Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Still Shakers" at 1051 E POTTER Av. (Expires 11/3/2021) Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated that she is concerned about the police report and 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 LOPEZ-GONZALEZ, Luis, Agent for "La Pasadita Bar LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "La Pasadita Bar" at 2691 S 6th St. (Expires 11/11/2021) The applicant stated that he was with his family members because his brother was killed that night, and he was not at the premises. He added that the bartender did have a license for the City of West Allis. He stated that he is trying to hire better security. Appearing with the applicant: Josephine Gonzalez stated that patrons may have brought something through the back door. She added that the back door is usually locked but they will now have security at both doors. Individual also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic stated that she spoke with the applicant and she is concerned about the police report, violence and the issue with the Department of Revenue. She recommends a 20 day suspension. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 20 day suspension based on the police report and applicant and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 07 SANDHAR, Arshdeep S, Agent for "Brothers Petrol Inc", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "Brother Petrol" at 4137 W Fond Du Lac Av. (Expires 10/31/2021) The applicant stated the video was not provided because the employee didn't know the password. He added that all of the outside cameras are working. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey recommends a warning letter. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 07 KIYANI, Shoabi IQBAL, Agent for "31 Petro Mart LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "GPC" at 3115 W FOND DU LAC Av. (Expires 10/19/2021) The applicant stated that the owner left the key in the car and that's why it was stolen. He added that the woman was lying about the ATM not giving her money. He stated that he returned the call from the police. He added that they have a security guard 6 days a week. He added that he fired the employee who did not cooperate with the police. Appearing with the applicant as an interpreter: Bilal Mohammad 2701 E Western Av Oak Creek WI Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated that the store is poorly run and he recommends a 10 day suspension. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a 10 day suspension based on the police report and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 07 PACK, James P, Agent for "Scrap America, LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises and Weights & Measures License Applications Requesting Dealing, Storing and/or Transporting Junk/Valuable Metal and Removing and/or Recycling Junk/Valuable Metal and Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts for "Scrap America" at 3232 W Fond Du Lac Av. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated he has no objections. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 07 REA, Elia A, Agent for "Lyon VI, LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application Requesting Dealing, Storing and/or Transporting Junk/Valuable Metal, Waste Tires, and Salvaged Motor Vehicle Parts for "Velasquez Complete Auto Care" at 5811 W Capitol DR. Ald. Dodd moved to call for the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 07 BHAGAT, Manwinder S, Agent for "Neeti Preeti, Inc", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Public Entertainment Premises, Filling Station, and Weights & Measures License Applications Requesting 5 Amusement Machines and to be Open 24 Hrs for "Hometown" at 3381 N 35th St. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Jason Luczak stated that all the neighborhood testimony is based on the previous owner and that the applicant runs other successful businesses. He added that the Public Entertainment Premises application has been withdrawn. He stated that the applicant is willing to have a security guard from 10 PM to 6 AM. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey recommends denial based on neighborhood testimony. Individuals present in opposition: Charles Davis 3328 N 36th St stated that he is in opposition and he doesn't want any business open 24 hours. He added that there have been issues with shootings and reckless driving. John Reid 3356 N 36th St stated even if they say that there is a new ownership, but he has seen the same owner there. There is nowhere to park and he is concerned about the amusement machines. Clinton Day 3352 N 36th St stated he is on objection because of the speeding in the alley and the shootings. He added that he does not want the premises open 24 hours. Pastor Martin Childs Jr 3456 N 38th St stated he is concerned about the operations at the premises because of the previous ownership. He added that he is opposed to the 24 hours. Claudia Reid 3356 N 36th St stated she is opposition of the extended hours application because of the children in the neighborhood, the loitering and panhandling, and safety of the neighborhood. Individuals present in support: Joseph Bogan stated that he is an employee and that he has seen improvement since he begin working there. He added that he speaks to the police regularly and there haven't been any problems. Patrick Hinkles 3451 N 36th St stated that he goes to the store almost every day and he has a good relationship with the employees. He added that he likes the convenience of the premises being so close. Tanya Lowe 3451 N 36th St stated that the premises is very convenient and there aren't any problems there. Ald. Borkowski moved denial based on neighborhood and aldermanic testimony. (Prevailed 3-0-1, Ald. Coggs abstaining)
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Minutes note: 07 SPENCER, Mario A, Agent for "Infinity Lounge LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications with 25+ Age Restriction Requesting Disc Jockey, Karaoke, Patrons Dancing, and Poetry Readings for "Infinity Lounge" at 4001 W FOND DU LAC Av. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey stated that he wanted the applicant to add food. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair for the applicant to apply for a Food Dealer license. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 07 JEWELL, Sherlise A, Agent for "SRJEWELL ENTERTAINMENT LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "42nd Street Bar & Grill" at 4200 W BURLEIGH St. (Expired 9/15/2021) Individual also present: Ald. Rainey recommended that the application be held because the applicant's attorney passed away. Ald. Dodd moved to hold to the call of the chair for the applicant to get a new attorney. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 07 OWAIS, Mohammad, Agent for "Action Food & Tobacco, LLC", Food Dealer License Application for "Action Food & Tobacco" at 4402 W Center St. The applicant stated that he has different hours than the previous owners and keeps the store front clean. Appearing with the applicant: Atty. Michael Maistelman stated that he will put together a plan in writing for neighbors. Individual also present: Ald. Rainey Individuals present in opposition: Peter Blewett 2750 N 45th St stated that he is concerned about the proximity to Washington High School and other schools in the area when the students are in and out. He wants his concerns to be in the record. Coree Coppinger 2700 N 45th St stated that she is aware that this applicant is not related with Jason and that has talked to Mohammad regarding security and parking issues. Annie Young 2707 N 45th St stated that parking, trash and speeding must be taken into consideration because of the schools and children around. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 07 RANDOLPH, Jason M, Agent for "Jay's Food LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Jays Food LLC" at 4402 W Center St. (Expired 9/21/2021) Ald. Dodd moved nonrenewal based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 07 KHADER, Bashar R D, Agent for "Noil 2018 LLC", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Noil Fast Food" at 4025 W BURLEIGH St. (Expired 8/21/2021) Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: Agenda Only 01 SINGH, Sukhwinder, Agent for "Green Bay Food & Liquor Inc", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent and Ownership for "JJ Liquor" at 4173-4175 N Green Bay Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 12 RAJPUT, Tejinder P, Agent for "FOREST PETROLEUM, INC", Filling Station, Weights & Measures, and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications for "FOREST HOME PETRO" at 1645 W FOREST HOME Av. Ald. Dodd moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter ALI, Adam, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) STEEBS, Brandon, Class D Operator’s License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) BIERTZER, Melanie E, Class D Operator's License Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 04 KLER, Mandeep S, Agent for "Merrill Park Petroleum Corp", Extended Hours Establishments, Food Dealer, Weights & Measures, and Filling Station License Renewal Applications for "Hometown" at 200 N 35th St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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