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Meeting Name: LICENSES COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/7/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room City Hall
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220120 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: 04 RYAN, Richard J, Agent for "PTG Live Events LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Adult Entertainment/Strippers/Erotic Dance, 5 Motion Pictures, Bands, Magic Shows, Wrestling, Battle of the Bands, Poetry Readings, Patron Contests, 50 Concerts/Year, Comedy Acts, Dancing by Performers, Patrons Dancing and 10 Theatrical Performances/Year for "Pabst Theater Group" at 500 W Kilbourn Av. The applicant was present and said that the Pabst Group is looking to run another entertainment venue. Individuals also present: Ald. Bauman asked what is the plan for the exotic/strippers dancers. The applicant said that they basically checked all the boxes on the application to be covered in case is needed. Ald. Bauman said that he has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 LOVE, Rhondi M, Agent for "Edith LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "Edith" at 228 W WELLS St. The applicant was present with technical difficulties at 9:12 am The applicant was present at 9:18 am Individuals also present: Ald. Bauman said that he has no objections. Ald. Dodd moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 RAZAA, Tiana M, Agent for "S'LUSH LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Bands and Poetry Readings for "S'Lush Daiquiri Lounge & Event Space" at 1110 N MARTIN L KING JR DR #Suite #100. The applicant was present and said that they are trying to expand into the downtown area and use the space for private events as well. Individuals also present: Ald. Bauman requested to hold the application in order to meet with the applicant because it is a large application that needs more conversation due the high activity on the MLK entertainment district and the capacity of the venue. Ald. Perez moved to hold the application to the call of the chair. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 TORKILDSON, David, Agent for "ABM Industry Groups, LLC", Parking Lot License Renewal Application for "ABM Parking Services" at 404 W St Paul Av. (Expires 7/6/2022) The applicant was present. Individuals also present: Ald. Bauman said that he received a complaint from a customer who paid for parking and received a letter from an attorney requesting a $65 fee. Added that the appearance is bad looking for being across the street from the Intermodal Station and asked the applicant what the plans are for improving the appearance of the lot. The applicant said that he just runs the parking lot. Ald. Bauman asked to hold the application while the applicant asks the owner about the landscaping plans for the lot for the next meeting. The applicant said that it is not up to him to make improvements and that it is not required that he knows. Ald. Hamilton moved to hold the application to the call of the chair. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 04 DIETRICH, Michael, Agent for "Kinn GH LL LLC", Loading Zone License Application for "Kinn MKE Guesthouse" at 600 N BROADWAY. The applicant was present along with Andrew H. Robinson who said that the application was denied after the inspection was held and that they reached out for businesses to support the application which will take away only 3 parking spots on Michigan Av. and that the loading zone is needed for loading customers, goods, garbage, etc. and to continue with the success of the Kinn. Individuals also present: Ald. Bauman said that loading zones are available to everyone not only for businesses and that the Department Public Works do not authorizes the loading zones. He explained that the inspection they make is for traffic purposes. Ald. Bauman added that he already approved a loading zone for the the applicant on Broadway St and that he opposes to the 5 spots on Michigan St because it is a 20 room hotel. Ald. Bauman also mentioned that the hotel across the street have also a loading zone and that there is to be used for everyone who needs it because they are not owned by the applicant. The applicant said that using the loading zones across the street is inconvenient and that this request is for safety reasons and the continuing success of the business. Ald. Bauman said that no hotel in downtown holds a 7 parking spots loading zone. Ald. Hamilton said that this "all or nothing" proposals are unnecessary and that there has to be a compromise because of the parking situation in downtown and move to hold the application until there is an agreement. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 JONES, Sheila C, Agent for "A 2 Z AUTO LLC", Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer's License Application for "A 2 Z AUTO" at 6922 W GOOD HOPE Rd. The applicant was present along with the manager Arthur Burks. Individuals in support: Jackie Burrell – President Westlawn Resident Council Individuals also present: Ald. Lewis asked about if there are any changes on the plan of operations. The manager said that nothing will be changed from the previous operation and that the business is well lit now and that it can be definitely seen at night. Ald. Lewis said that she has no problem with the application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 BLAIN, Bobby R, Agent for "PERKINS BOYZ ON THA GRILL LLC", Change of Circumstance Request to Reconsider over Concentration the Class B Tavern License Application and Food and Alcohol Permanent Extension Applications for "PERKINS BOYZ ON THA GRILL" at 6818 W BROWN DEER Rd. The applicant was present along with Margot Perkins and explained that they filed a change of circumstance because the original application was denied due concentration and, that they are trying to expand their services because they cannot survive the way they are now. Individuals also present: Ald. Lewis said that they have met the requirements with the application and with the neighborhood committee and, that they are very excited to have a space where to sit and that she has no objections. Ald. Perez moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 BANSAL, Bharat, Agent for "SILVERSPRING SENTRY LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "Sentry Foods" at 6350 W SILVER SPRING DR. The applicant was present. Individuals in support: Stephanie Harling - Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation- said that they are in support of this application because it is a win big for the community since services like a grocery store will be delivered to the neighbors. Paul Williams - HACM – said that he submitted a letter of support for the file and that the store will provide fresh food, produce and meats to the community. Jacki Burrell – President, Westlawn Resident Council Kailin Hahn – Neighbor Pastor Winkel – Neighbor and Pastor in the area Ald. Lewis said that she has been working with the applicant for several months and that she is happy to fill in the needs of the community and that she does not have objections. Ald. Perez moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 09 DHILLON, Gurmeet K, Agent for "Royal Plaza Liquor Inc", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Renewal Application for "Royal Plaza Liquor Inc" at 8700 W BROWN DEER Rd. (Expired 4/10/2022) The applicant was not present. Ald. Hamilton move denial upon second nonappearance. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 ROCK, Brent T, Class B Tavern; Food Dealer and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications Adding 3 Amusement Machines for "MITCHELL'S TAVERN" at 10433 W APPLETON Av. (Expires 7/6/2022) The applicant was present who said that he has no comments about the police report. Individuals also present: Ald. Dodd moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 05 GANDY, Candy C, Agent for "A DIFFERENT VIBE LOUNGE LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Disc Jockey, Jukebox, Bands, Magic, Karaoke, Poetry Readings, Comedy Acts, Dancing by Performers, Patrons Dancing and 1 Portable Pool Table for "A DIFFERENT VIBE LOUNGE" at 5400 N LOVERS LANE Rd. The applicant was present. Individuals also present: Ald. Dodd said that she would like to hold the application to have a talk with Ms. Gandy before moving forward. Ald. Dodd moved to hold the application to the call of the chair. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 CRUZ, Julio L, Agent for "JLC Towing, LLC", Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises License Application for Non-Consensual Towing and Removing and/or Recycling Junk/Valuable Metal for "JLC Towing" at 1328 S 10th St. The applicant was not present. Ald. Perez moved to hold the application to the call of the chair. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 MARTINEZ, JR, Felipe, Agent for "Walkers Lounge & Events LLC", Permanent Extension of Premise Applications for Alcohol and Food and Sidewalk Dining License Application Adding Sidewalk at the West Side of Premises, Deck at the North and Parking Lot at the North-East Side of the Premises for "Walkers Lounge & Events" at 626 S 5TH St. The applicant was present and said that the application is for outside dinning and events. Individuals also present: Ald. Perez said that he is familiar with the building and asked the applicant what part of the parking lot will be used. The applicant said that a deck will be built at the end of the lot. Ald. Perez asked for the hours of operation for the pergola on the parking lot. The applicant said it will be closed at 8pm Ald. Perez asked for the hours of operation for the sidewalk dinning. The applicant said it will be closed at 9pm Mr. Cooney said that those hours are not reflected on the application. Ald. Perez moved to amend the application to close the pergola on the parking lot at 8:00 pm and the sidewalk dinning at 9:00 pm. Ald. Perez moved approval as amended. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 MAZABA MENDOZA, Gustavo, Agent for "Los Tres Jarochos Gyros and Tacos, LLC", Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Renewal Applications for "Los Tres Jarochos Gyros and Tacos" at 2075-79 S 13th St. (Expired 4/6/2022) The applicant was present along with Elisa Maldonado as interpreter. Individuals also present: Ald. Perez said that this application was flagged and that the person in opposition is not present so he does not have a problem with the application. Ald. Perez moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 12 EWAN, Shana Y, Agent for "The Chi Lounge and Grill, LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey, Patron Contests, Patrons Dancing, 1 Pool Table and Movie Projector Screen for Music Videos for "The Chi Lounge" at 2000 S 13th St. The applicant was present and said that she is trying to run her business "Chicago" style. Individuals also present: Ald. Perez read the timeline of events that was added to the file and after that, he asked the applicant why there was a bar operating without a license according to the police report. The applicant said that the building owner gave her the security deposit back because they did not reached out an agreement and that later, the building owner reached back to her to make business under her terms and, that she does not know what happened in between. Ald. Perez asked when was the last time that she talked to the landlord. The applicant said that about 3 months ago. Ald. Perez said that he also talked to the landlord who said that he was not going to rent/lease the building to anyone and, that he feels uncomfortable moving forward because the situation is not clear so he wants to have a meeting with both. Ald. Perez moved to hold the application to the call of the chair. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 MADRIGAL VILLAGOMEZ, Ignacio G, Agent for "Ya Llegaras Food LLC", Food Dealer and Food Peddler License Renewal Applications for "Ya Llegaras Food" at 2501 W Greenfield Av. (Expires 6/22/2022) The applicant was present. Individuals also present: Ald. Zamarripa said that a complaint was received from the 12th district because the food truck parks for more than 2 hours in that district obstructing and affecting other businesses. The applicant said that he starts around 5 am and finishes around 11:30 am (the latest) and that it's when most of the businesses open in the area where he parks (12th St and Lincoln Av). He added that he is not taking business away. Ald. Perez asked him to comply with the rules about moving the truck every 2 hours. Ald. Zamarripa offered to talk to him about his responsibilities as a food peddler. Ald. Perez moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 DAS, Arjith, Agent for "SARPT LLC", Class A Fermented Malt Beverage and Food Dealer License Applications for "SAI FOOD & BEER" at 1201 S 33RD St. The applicant was present. Individuals in opposition: Claire Zellner - 3322 W Scott St - said that her neighborhood is loaded with trucks delivering products that weight more than the allowed limit. Individuals also present: Ald. Spiker said that he had this inquiry before and that it seems that the weight is not a violation when it is for delivering purposes. Atty. McNally said that the city has a limited capacity to control the weight of the trucks for delivering purposes. Ald. Zamarripa said that she reached out to DPW and that the response was the same as the one discussed by Atty. McNally and Ald. Spiker and that is not easy to fulfill a request for smaller trucks. The applicant said that he will work with the company to avoid any parking in front of Ms. Zellner’s house. Ald. Hamilton moves approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 VALCARCEL, Julie L, Agent for "Valcarcel, LLC", Class B Tavern License Application for "AsianRican Foods" at 3300 W Lincoln Av. The applicant was present who said that she is applying for the alcohol license for the existing food license. Individuals also present: Ald. Zamarripa said that the neighborhood seems to be in support and she welcomed Ms. Valcarcel in the district. Ald. Perez said that the applicant and her family were making pop ups at his district and moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 OBEROI, Meetu, Agent for "OBEROI REAL ESTATE LLC", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor and Food Dealer License Applications for "Quick Pick Food Mart" at 3332 W LINCOLN Av. The applicant was present said that her plan is to sell liquor, beer and food. Individuals also present: Ald. Zamarripa said that she is in support. Ald. Dodd moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 SINGH, Gurmukh, Agent for "Starlite Beer & Food, Inc.", Class A Malt & Class A Liquor License Application for "Starlite Food" at 2013 W Burnham St. The applicant was present who said that the police wrote the ticket even after presenting the license and that he has made sure that the employees have the licenses handy regarding the item on the police report. Individuals also present: Ald. Zamarripa said that she cannot support new alcohol licenses coming into the area because of concentration and in combination with a convenience store. The applicant said that customers are asking for liquor because they don’t have a car to go to other stores that are far and that is why he applied for the license. Ald. Hamilton moved denial based on concentration and aldermanic testimony. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 08 BARBA-MARTIN, Susana L, Agent for "Tu Casa LLC", Class B Tavern, Food Dealer and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications for "Tu Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar" at 3710 W LINCOLN Av. (Expires 7/9/2022) Atty. Osman Mirza appeared on behalf of the applicant and the applicant was present on the board. Individuals also present: Ald. Perez asked if private security is allowed to use the pepper spray regarding the item on the police report. Sgt. Velasquez that they are allowed if they have the proper permit. Ald. Zamarripa asked if the applicants holds a permit to carry the pepper spray. The applicant said that the security company has the permit. Ald. Zamarripa asked for the name of the security company. The applicant said that it is State Wide Elite Protection. Ald. Zamarripa asked if the employee involved in the incident still works there. The applicant said that is no longer at his business and that probably was sent to another one. Individuals in opposition: Virginio Miranda and Karina Perea – 1315 S 14th St – appeared to testify on an incident that is not on the police report. Individuals also present: Ald. Zamarripa said that she is concerned about the business going in a different direction from the original plan which is a "restaurant" because it is advertised more as a night club than a restaurant in social media.She added that there were gun shots in May. Atty. Mirza said that he is aware of the incident and that he has seen the video which is about 3 individuals leaving the bar and firing seven gun shots into the air. Ald. Zamarripa asked the applicant to close at midnight to avoid the incidents that happens after midnight and that are reflected on the police report. Atty. Mirza said that it will be a significant loss of revenue for the business with closing at midnight. Ald. Zamarripa said that she is trying to compromise. Atty. Mirza said that closing at 1:30 am would be a good compromise. Ald. Perez said that patrons leaving and even driving a block away, it is a responsibility for the licensee. Ald. Perez moved to hold the application to the call of the chair with the expectation that the applicant and Ald. Zamarripa come to an agreement. Ald. Spiker asked Atty. McNally if there is an issue holding the application. Atty. McNally said that he does not see an issue because the special meeting will be held before the expiration date. Ald. Perez moved to hold the application to the call of the chair. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 RIVAS, Christopher D, Agent for "Aldi, Inc (Wisconsin)", Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications with Change of Agent for "Aldi #88" at 1325 W CLEVELAND Av. (Expires 6/30/2022) The applicant was present along with the District Manager, Daniel Martin. The individuals also present: Ald. Perez said that there is complaint about the aggressive panhandling and that he can talk about it because he visits the store regularly and, that he has brought it to the store’s attention. Ald. Dimitrijevic said that the panhandling is aggressive and that it is the reason why the application is scheduled and requested a plan from Aldi. Mr. Martin said that they have put in place a plan and that District 2 is aware of it and, that they have filed a restriction order against this one individual. He added that they have also requested security for all the business hours and placed signage as well. Ald. Dimitrijevic said that she has no objections with moving forward. Ald. Perez recommended to reached out to other businesses in order to alert each other from individuals who refuse to leave private property. Mr. Martin said they do. Ald. Perez moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: 14 KOUTECKY, Robin L, Agent for "CLEMENTINES TAVERN LLC", Permanent Extension of Premise Application for Alcohol and Food for "Clementines" at 3143 S CLEMENT Av. The applicant was present and said that the patio will be open until 10pm. Individuals also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic said that she is in support of the application. Ald. Dodd moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 5-0) Ald. Perez was excused from the meeting at 12:38 pm
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Minutes note: 14 MALACARA, Mario C, Agent for "Blackwood Bros Restaurant and Social Club LLC", Public Entertainment Premises License Application Requesting Instrumental Musicians, Bands, Poetry Readings and Patron Contests for "Blackwood Bros Restaurant and Social Club" at 3001 S KINNICKINNIC Av. The applicant was present along with Atty. Michael Maistelman who said that it is a restaurant that wants to offer additional entertainment and, that he is aware that there have been issues with the previous ownership and neighbors and, that they have taken steps to avoid those issues. Individuals also present: Ald. Dimitrijevic said that it is a fact that there were issues with the previous owner and that she sent a postcard survey and, that the results are in support and wanted to make sure that there is no outdoor music/entertainment. Atty. Maistelman confirmed that there is no outdoor music/entertainment. Ald. Hamilton moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0).
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Minutes note: 13 PATEL, Sanjay R, Agent for "S&JP Hospitality Group, Inc.", Food Dealer License Renewal Application for "Econo Lodge" at 6541 S 13th St. (Expires 6/30/2022) The applicant was present along with Atty. Kevin Weiss. Atty. Weiss said that there are a number of incidences and that the staff have been cooperative with the police. Individuals also present: Ald. Spiker said this is a food license renewal and that they must work and address the items on the police report before the hotel/motel license expires. Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0) The meeting paused at 12:51 pm Reconvened at 1:23 pm
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Minutes note: DUKE, Michael L, Agent for "Duke Towing & Salvage LLC", Recycling, Salvaging or Towing Vehicle License Application for Non-Consensual Towing and Collecting/Delivering Junk and Valuable Metal for "Duke Towing & Salvage LLC" at N2494 Giles DR. The applicant was present and said that the last item on the police report, was about an altercation with another vehicle and, that he is about to retain a lawyer to continue with the process. Individuals also present: Ald. Dodd moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: BOTELLO, Cain, Agent for "Eagle Eye General Contracting, LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Renewal Application for "Eagle Eye General Contracting" at 1118 S 35th St. (Expired) 11/12/2021) The applicat was present and said that the item on the police report was rescheduled for August 9th, 2022. Individuals also present: Ald. Borkowski asked the applicant how much he drives to do this type of job. The applicant said that he has a driver now while his license is suspended (until October). Ald. Borkowski said that he wants him to succeed and recommended him to keep his driver to help him do so. Ald. Hamilton moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: HER, Meng, Agent for "Home Element Renovations LLC", Home Improvement Contractor's License Application for "Home Element Renovations LLC" at 2846 N 55TH St. The applicant was present and said that he still on supervision and that he has been following the procedure with no issues and, that his plan is to remodel abandoned houses within the city. Individuals also present: Ald. Spiker moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: ATKINSON, Latonia Class D Operator’s License Application The applicant was not present. Ald. Dodd moved to hold the application to the call of the chair for first nonappearance. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: FALK, Michael Class D Operator’s License Application The applicant was not present. Ald. Hamilton moved denial upon second nonappearance. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: RUMISEK, Amanda J Class D Operator’s License Renewal Application The applicant was not present. Ald. Dodd moved denial upon second nonappearance. There were no objections (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 07 SZULCZEWSKI, Willie L, Agent for "Piercings Plus, LLC", Tattoo and Body Piercing License Renewal Application for "Piercings Plus Tattooing and Piercing" at 4412 W Center St. (Expires 6/30/2022) The applicant was present. Individuals in opposition: Corie Coppinger – said that the neighborhood association is out to make business to work with the neighbors by requesting to follow up a list of simple guidelines which are common sense (she read the list). She said that she is concerned because she picks up garbage, hears gun shots, prostitution is around because the way the business is advertised. She said that the business is surrounded by a kindergarten, grade and high schools and that solicitors park illegally, blast music, throw garbage during the school hours as well. She asked the applicant to work with the neighbors so his customers respect them. Ald. Rainey said that this is the same area as Jay’s Food and that even if there is nothing on the police report, the irregular parking, gathering and garbage are a constant problem. The applicant said that he has signs about the parking situation inside and in front of the building and that he reminds his clients about parking properly. Ald. Hamilton moved approval with a warning letter based on the fact that both parts are working together and to increase the communication. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 07 MOHAMMAD, Younas I, Agent for "A&I PETROLEUM, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Renewal Applications for "GAS DEPOT" at 2707 W BURLEIGH St. (Expires 7/6/2022) The applicant was present along with Atty. Michael Maistelman who said that they are concerned about the gun violence and that not much can be done because of the exponential problem with gun control. Added that they are going to consult with Les Jones about this matter. Individuals also present: Ald. Rainey said that the item on the police report is a tragedy, that he has talked to the applicant and his attorney and, that there is nothing that could be done to prevent the incident from happening and recommended approval with a warning letter. Ald. Spiker moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 01 GRANDBERRY, Ricky J, Agent for "Lil G's Social Lounge LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey, Bands, Karaoke, 1 Amusement Machine, Poetry Readings, Patron Contests, Comedy Acts, Patrons Dancing and 1 Pool Table for "Lil G's Social Lounge" at 3622 W VILLARD Av. The applicant was present and said that he has been around the tavern business for some years and, that he is buying the business from a family member who is retiring and, that he wants to add a social lounge and dancing. Individuals also present: Ald. Hamilton said that he is familiar with the location and that his business proposal fits with it. He added that since no neighbors are present moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 01 WILKS, Anthony T, Agent for "JACKS LOUNGE LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Applications Requesting Disc Jockey, Bands, Karaoke, Poetry Readings and Patrons Dancing for "Jack's Executive Bistro" at 4923 W VILLARD Av. The applicant was present and said that the items on the police report are in the past and, that he wants to open a family restaurant for the neighborhood. He added that the main dishes are recipes that have been in his family for generations. Individuals in support: Marliah Moore - Neighbor Individuals also present: Ald. Hamilton said that the applicant have shown sensitivity to the neighborhood and that he appreciates the willingness to work around the neighborhood challenges and, that the applicant seems to be prepared and ready. Ald. Hamilton moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 15 SAED, Ahmad F, Agent for "Eskandar LLC", Class A Fermented Malt Beverage, Food Dealer and Weights & Measures License Applications for "Community Foods" at 2800 N 27TH St. The applicant was present and said that he is taking over an existing business because the owner is retiring. Individuals also present: Mr. Ellzey said that the office of Ald. Stamper has no objections. Ald. Spiker moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 06 STOLZENBURG, Matthew C, Tattoo and Body Piercing Renewal Application for "Black Dawn Tattoo" at 424 E LOCUST St. (Expires 6/30/2022) The applicant was present and said that his attorney is working on the item from the police report and that it has been an embarrassing situation overall. Individuals also present: Ald. Hamilton said that Ald. Coggs feels comfortable moving forward. Ald. Hamilton moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: 06 SEKHON, Parminder S, Agent for "Ludhiana Inc", Class B Fermented Malt Beverage License Application for "Li'l General" at 233 W Center St. The applicant was present and said that he has done business for 27 years and that he is trying to have more business in the premises by opening a bar with a tv and, that he is asking for a chance to see how it works. Individuals also present: Ms. Dantzler said that Ald. Coggs met with the applicant but that she wants more time to have a neighborhood meeting to make sure that the stakeholders are fine with the plan. Ald. Hamilton moved to hold the application to the call of the chair. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: Agenda Only GROHALL, James G, Agent for "DJ NOVELTY, INC.", Amusement Machine or Jukebox Distributors License Renewal Application with Change of Location for "DJ NOVELTY" at 1949 S 72ND St. 04 FRANSON, Ryan, Agent for "BUFFALO BLDG CONDO ASSOC, INC", Loading Zone License Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Buffalo Condos" at 312 E BUFFALO St. 04 NELSON, Mei lyn, Agent for "The Loft on Broadway, LLC", Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "The Loft on Broadway" at 177 N BROADWAY #3rd Floor. 10 FORD, Pattie L, Agent for "Paloma LLC", Class B Tavern License Renewal Application with Change of Hours From Opening Mon - Fri at 5PM and Sat - Sun at 10AM; To Open Mon - Wed at 4PM and Thu - Sun at 11AM for "Paloma Taco & Tequila" at 5419 W NORTH Av. 10 SAZAMA-SCHNECK, Stephanie L, Agent for "SAZCO, INC", Class B Tavern and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "SAZ'S STATE HOUSE" at 5539 W STATE St. 11 MUTLAQ, Nabil M, Agent for "Mad Chicken WI, LLC", Extended Hours Establishments and Food Dealer License Renewal Applications with Transfer of Stock for "Mad Chicken" at 2735 W Oklahoma Av. 14 GITTRICH, Michael S, Agent for "Pizza People LLC", Loading Zone Permit License Renewal Application with Reorganization of Legal Entity and Change of Agent for "Toppers Pizza" at 2262 S KINNICKINNIC Av. Ald. Spiker moved approval of the "Agenda Only" items. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: Warning Letter 12 WALIA, Harjeet S, Agent for "KULDIP, INC", Extended Hours Establishments, Filling Station, Food Dealer, Weights & Measures and Self Service Laundry License Renewal Application for "PANTRY 41 BP / RAZA LAUNDRY" at 1009 S 1ST St. Ald. Dodd moved approval of the "Warning Letter' items. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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Minutes note: Ald. Spiker moved approvalof the file 220120 as amended. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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