BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth makes the following findings of fact:
(a) On July 2007, the alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission held a public hearing to consider whether disciplinary action should be taken against the intoxicating liquor license of JNC Liquors, d/b/a Wild West Liquor, 318 North Central Avenue, and has submitted its report to the city council of the city of Duluth as Public Document No. _____________________;
(b) Pursuant to Duluth City Code Chapter 8, Section 9, clause (a), on August 13, 2007, the city council considered the records and evidence submitted;
(c) The finding of facts as set forth in Public Document No. ____________ regarding any suspension, revocation and/or civil penalty relating to the on sale intoxicating liquor license of JNC Liquors, d/b/a Wild West Liquor, 318 North Central Avenue, are adopted.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the decision of the city council regarding any suspension, revocation and/or civil penalty is as follows: that the Duluth City Council fine the licensee $500 for the first offense payable within 60 days of final city action.
Alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission discussion of 7/12/2007: The police department conducted alcohol compliance checks on October 4, 2006, at several on and off sale intoxicating liquor locations in Duluth. Fifteen establishments were written tickets for selling alcohol to an under age individual. The Alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission (AGTC) held a hearing on July 12, 2007, regarding the off sale intoxicating liquor license of Wild West Liquor. This was the first offense for Wild West Liquor and the AGTC fined the licensee $500 which is accordance with the guidelines set forth in Section 8-9 of the City Code.