00-0436R

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO ST. MARGARET MARY CHURCH.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

WHEREAS, St. Margaret Mary Church has applied to the Minnesota gambling control board for a lawful gambling exemption (raffle); and

WHEREAS, the Duluth City Council has received a copy of said exemption application to the Minnesota gambling control board and has 60 days in which to present a resolution to said Minnesota gambling control board objecting to the exemption application; and

WHEREAS, the city council approves of the exemption application and wishes to waive the 60 day waiting period.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council hereby approves of the Minnesota gambling control board issuing a lawful gambling exemption to St. Margaret Mary Church and does hereby waive the 60 day waiting period which it has to object to the issuance of said exemption.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city clerk is hereby authorized and directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Minnesota gambling control board immediately after its passage.


Alcohol, Gambling, Tobacco Commission discussion of 6/13/00: Steve Schoenbauer was present on behalf of the application. Mr. Schoenbauer stated that this raffle is in conjunction with the church's fall bazaar that is held each year for a fundraiser for the parish. He continued saying that all the prizes are donated. To the board's questioning, the clerk replied that they would like to start selling tickets as soon as possible and are requesting a 60 day waiver on the waiting period. There being no further discussion, Mr. Hendrickson moved that THE A 60 DAY WAIVER OF ST MARGARET MARY CHURCH FOR A RAFFLE EXEMPTION BE APPROVED, AND THE SAME BE RECOMMENDED TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. Mr. McKinnon seconded the motion, and it was unanimously approved.