BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:01-0641R
RESOLUTION REVOKING THE ON SALE WINE AND 3.2 BEER LICENSES OF SIGEES LLP FOR NONPAYMENT OF MINNESOTA SALES TAX AS REQUIRED BY MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 270.72.
WHEREAS, Sigees LLP holds on sale beer and wine licenses issued by the city of Duluth for premises known as Sigees Restaurant located at 3904 Grand Avenue in Duluth; and
WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes §270.72 requires that a political subdivision issuing liquor licenses must revoke such licenses if the commissioner of revenue notifies the political subdivision that one of the licensees owes delinquent state taxes; and
WHEREAS, on July 18, 2001, the commissioner of revenue notified the city of Duluth that Sigees LLP owed delinquent state sales tax and requested that the city revoke the wine and 3.2 beer licenses of Sigees LLP; and
WHEREAS, on August 14, 2001, Brian D. Coulson, owner of Sigees LLP, appeared before the Duluth alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission and acknowledged that Sigees LLP did in fact owe delinquent state sales taxes; and
WHEREAS, on August 14, 2001, the Duluth alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission passed a resolution recommending that the Duluth city council revoke Sigees LLP's on sale wine and 3.2 beer licenses as required by Minnesota Statutes §270.72;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council does hereby
revoke the on sale wine and 3.2 beer licenses held by Sigees LLP pursuant
to Minnesota Statutes §270.72 and after notice and request to do so
from the Minnesota commissioner of revenue.