BY COUNCILOR STAUBER:
RESOLVED, that the petition for a concurrent use permit filed by Aces on First, Nick Patronas, seeking the concurrent use of the public sidewalk abutting 113 West First Street is denied based on the following findings:
(a) The public sidewalk is currently physically used and occupied by the public;
(b) The use of the sidewalk for public smoking and the consumption of intoxicating beverages during the winter months is a safety hazard.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution is a counter action to Ordinance 08-001 and denies the concurrent use permit request from Aces on First, located at 113 West First Street. The applicant states the purpose of this request is to provide an area for smokers and for the consumption of alcoholic drinks.
The Duluth city planning commission voted to deny this concurrent use permit following a public hearing held December 11, 2007 by a vote of 8 yeas 0 nays, and 0 abstentions.
Application Received: October 26, 2007
Action Deadline: Does not apply