00-0435R

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A BED AND BREAKFAST ON SALE WINE LICENSE TO FIRELIGHT INN ON OREGON CREEK, INC, 2211 EAST THIRD STREET.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth hereby approves the issuance of the following bed and breakfast on sale wine license for the period ending August 31, 2000, subject to departmental approvals, the payment of sales and property taxes, and further subject to approval of the liquor control commissioner:

Firelight Inn on Oregon Creek, Inc., 2211 East Third Street, with Jim Fischer 50 percent stockholder and Joy Fischer, 50 percent stockholder.

Alcohol, Gambling, Tobacco Commission discussion of 6/13/00: Jim Fischer was present on behalf of the application. Mr. Fischer reviewed that they have owned this bed and breakfast for the past two years, and they have had customer requests for a bottle of wine or champagne in their rooms. Mr. Fischer continued saying that they understand that this license is for customers only and are not allowed to sell to the public. To the board's inquiry, Officer Christensen replied that he has no problem with this application. There being no further discussion, Mr. Levey moved that the application of FIRELIGHT INN ON OREGON CREEK, INC, 2211 E. 3RD ST, FOR AN ON SALE BED AND BREAKFAST WINE LICENSE FOR THE PERIOD ENDING AUGUST 31, 2000, WITH JIM FISCHER, 50% STOCKHOLDER, AND JOY FISCHER, 50% STOCKHOLDER, BE APPROVED, AND THE SAME BE RECOMMENDED TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. Mr. McKinnon seconded the motion, and it was unanimously approved.