BY COUNCILOR STEWART:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth hereby issues the following on sale intoxicating liquor license and on sale Sunday license for the period ending August 31, 2006, subject to departmental approvals and the payment of sales and property taxes:
Va Bene Café, Inc. (Va Bene), 734 East Superior Street, with James Berarducci, president and 100 percent stockholder.
Alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission meeting discussion of 12/7/2005: James Berarducci was present on behalf of the application. Mr. Berarducci explained that he is opening a new Italian restaurant and hopes to open by the end of January or early February 2006. To questioning from the commission, Mr. Berarducci reviewed that he is remodeling the building for his restaurant which will serve sandwiches, salads, pasta and serve beer, wine and Italian liquors. He continued saying that he has received a copy of the alcohol code and is aware of the rules and regulations of selling alcohol. Officer Latour stated he has approved the application pending inspection of the building. There being no further discussion, Mr. Anderson moved that THE APPLICATION OF VA BENE CAFÉ, INC. (VA BENE), 734 EAST SUPERIOR STREET, FOR AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FOR THE PERIOD ENDING AUGUST 31, 2006, WITH JAMES BERARDUCCI, PRESIDENT AND 100 PERCENT STOCKHOLDER BE APPROVED AND THE SAME BE RECOMMENDED TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. Mr. Hanson seconded the motion and it was unanimously approved.