BY COUNCILOR STEWART:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth hereby approves the transfer of the following off sale intoxicating liquor license for the period ending August 31, 2005, subject to departmental approvals, the payment of sales and property taxes and further subject to approval of the liquor control commissioner:
Roto of Duluth, Inc. (University Liquor), 1603 Woodland Avenue, with Tony Walker, 50 percent stockholder and Ronald Kucza, 50 percent stockholder, transferred from J&H of Duluth, Inc. (University Liquor), same address.
Alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission discussion of 6/1/2005: Tony Walker and Ronald Kucza were present on behalf of the application. Mr. Walker stated that they are in the process of buying this liquor store and hope to have the transaction complete by July 11. To questioning from the commission, Mr. Walker replied that they do not have any experience with selling alcohol, but that they have received a copy of the City Code and are aware of the rules and regulations of selling alcohol. Mr. Walker went on to say that they will be retaining the current manager and employees of the store and do not plan on any major changes in the operation. Officer Latour stated he has approved this application. There being no further discussion, Mr. Arne Johnson moved that THE APPLICATION OF ROTO OF DULUTH, INC. (UNIVERSITY LIQUOR) 1603 WOODLAND AVE, FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE FROM J&H OF DULUTH, INC. (UNIVERSITY LIQUOR), SAME ADDRESS, FOR THE PERIOD ENDING AUGUST 31, 2005, WITH TONY WALKER, 50% STOCKHOLDER AND RONALD KUCZA, 50% STOCKHOLDER, BE APPROVED, SUBJECT TO DEPARTMENTAL APPROVALS AND THE SAME BE RECOMMENDED TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. Mr. Terry Johnson seconded the motion and it was unanimously approved.