BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth hereby approves the temporary expansion of the designated serving area of the following on sale intoxicating liquor license, subject to departmental approvals, with any specific restrictions:
Historic Union Depot (SLC Heritage and Arts Center), 506 West Michigan Street, for August 31, 2006, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission discussion of 8/2/2006: Ken Buehler was present on behalf of the application. Mr. Buehler explained that they have planned the mayor’s reception at the Depot for August 31 which ties in with the GLBT Pride weekend. He continued saying that they will be applying for a special events license to close off Michigan street with barricades with check points in order to expand their liquor sales out onto the street. To questioning from the commission, Mr. Buehler replied that they will be setting up a stage on Michigan Street directly across from the entrance to the Great Hall with snow fencing behind the stage area supported by the parking meters. He went on to say that the bar will be up against side of building and they will be having at least one officer checking ID’s. To further questioning, Mr. Buehler stated that the event will go from approximately 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. There being no further discussion, Mr. Anderson moved that THE APPLICATION OF HISTORIC UNION DEPOT (SLC HERITAGE AND ARTS CENTER), 506 WEST MICHIGAN STREET, FOR TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE LICENSED PREMISES OF THEIR ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE FOR AUGUST 31, 2006, BE APPROVED, AND THE SAME BE RECOMMENDED TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. Mr. Serre seconded the motion and it was unanimously approved.