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File #: RES 19-963    Version: 1 Name: Johnny Baby's License Condition Violation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/24/2019
Title: Approving adverse action against the Liquor On Sale - 101-180 seats, Liquor On Sale - 2AM Closing, Liquor On Sale - Sunday, and Gambling Location licenses held by JC & MTM, Inc., d/b/a Johnny Baby’s (License ID #20040000766) at 981 University Avenue West. (Public hearing continued from July 10)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Attachments: 1. Amended Notice of Violation with attachments dated February 20th 2019, 2. [http][OPWBCFA30DTTSS][OPWBCFA30DMY1G][v1][Johnny Baby's Fully Execut] (5)
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Approving adverse action against the Liquor On Sale - 101-180 seats, Liquor On Sale - 2AM Closing, Liquor On Sale - Sunday, and Gambling Location licenses held by JC & MTM, Inc., d/b/a Johnny Baby’s (License ID #20040000766) at 981 University Avenue West. (Public hearing continued from July 10)
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WHEREAS, the Liquor On Sale-101-180 seats, Liquor On Sale - 2AM Closing, Liquor On Sale-Sunday and Gambling Location licenses held by JC & MTM, Inc. (“Licensee”) d/b/a Johnny Baby’s under License ID #20040000766, located at 981 University Avenue West in Saint Paul were subject of a February 20, 2019, Amended Notice of Violation from the Department of Safety and Inspections (“Department”); and
WHEREAS the Amended Notice of Violation stated that on January 3, 2019, Saint Paul Police (“SPPD”) were called to Johnny Baby’s on a report that a man was in the bar with a handgun; and
WHEREAS, in conjunction with that incident, SPPD requested and received a copy of the video recording from the Licensee for the timeframe related to the incident; and
WHEREAS, SPPD subsequently reviewed the video and observed and documented violations of conditions 2, 3(a) and 5 of the Licensee’s liquor license conditions; and
WHEREAS, these violations related to improper wanding by security staff, security staff socializing with patrons and the failure to have staff available who could immediately make a copy of a video; and
WHEREAS, based on two prior adverse actions against the Licensee within the past eighteen (18) months and per Saint Paul Legislative code §310.05 (m)(1), the licensing office recommended a $2,000 matrix penalty and a ten (10) day suspension of all licenses; and
WHEREAS, on April 3, 2019 at approximately 2:20 hours, SPPD were called to Johnny Baby’s on a report of a shooting outside of Johnny Baby’s and recovered 23 casings from the parking lot; and
WHEREAS, the Licensee provided a copy of the video related to that incident to SPPD; and
WHEREAS, SPPD reviewed the ...

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