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File #: RES 19-1329    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/21/2019
Title: Approving a waiver of the 45-day notice requirement to issue Liquor On Sale - 101-180 Seats, Liquor On Sale - Sunday, and Entertainment (A) licenses with conditions to Amazed Group LLC, d/b/a Cups & Cheers (License ID #20190001176) at 1626 White Bear Avenue North.
Sponsors: Kassim Busuri
Attachments: 1. License Application, 2. License Conditions, 3. District 2 Community Council Letter
Related files: RES 20-397

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Approving a waiver of the 45-day notice requirement to issue Liquor On Sale - 101-180 Seats, Liquor On Sale - Sunday, and Entertainment (A) licenses with conditions to Amazed Group LLC, d/b/a Cups & Cheers (License ID #20190001176) at 1626 White Bear Avenue North.

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WHEREAS, Amazed Group LLC d/b/a Cups & Cheers (License ID #20190001176) applied for a Liquor On Sale, 101-180 Seats, Liquor On Sale- Sunday and Entertainment (A) License for the premises located at 1626 White Bear Avenue North; and  

 

WHEREAS, the licensee requested a waiver of the 45-day notification waiting period for approval of the above-mentioned licenses; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections received a letter from the District 2 Community Council on July 24, 2019 in support of a waiver of the 45-day notice requirement and approval of the Liquor On Sale, 101-180 Seats, Liquor On Sale- Sunday and Entertainment (A) Licenses; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections received no objections to the waiver of the 45-day notice requirement and approval of the Liquor On Sale, 101-180 Seats, Liquor On Sale- Sunday and Entertainment (A) Licenses; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council finds that the application is in order and there are no grounds for denial of a waiver of the 45-day notice requirement and approval of the licenses; now, therefore, be it,

 

RESOLVED, a waiver of the 45-day notice requirement is granted and a Liquor On Sale, 101-180 Seats, Liquor On Sale- Sunday and Entertainment (A) License are hereby approved and issued to Amazed Group LLC d/b/a Cups & Cheers (License ID #20190001176) for the premises located at 1626 White Bear Avenue North in Saint Paul with the following conditions:

 

1.  Licensee agrees to operate the establishment in compliance with Section 409.02 of the City of Saint Paul Legislative Code as a "Restaurant".

 

2.  Licensee agrees to close the establishment at 12:00 a.m. midnight. All patron/customers shall vacate the premises by 12:30 a.m. each day of the week as per Section 409.02 of the City of Saint Paul Legislative Code.

 

3. Licensee agrees that the sale, service, consumption, and/or display of alcohol is limited to the seating area documented in the lease and submitted with the application, which is the area having an address number of 1626.  No sale, service, consumption, and/or display of alcohol is permitted in the space having an address number of 1624, which is immediately adjacent to and south of the 1626 numbered space.

 

4.  Per City of Saint Paul Legislative Code 411.02, the definition of Entertainment A is, "Amplified or nonamplified music and/or singing by performers without limitation as to number, and group singing participated in by patrons of the establishment." (includes karaoke). Entertainment A license does not allow for patron and/or performance dances.

 

5.  Licensee will create a video surveillance camera and lighting placement plan (Video Surveillance Plan) for the interior and exterior of the licensed premises.  Licensee will submit the video surveillance plan to The Saint Paul Police Department (SPPD) liaison with DSI for review and approval.  In accordance with the approved video surveillance plan, licensee will ensure that video surveillance camera system is in good working order, ensure it is recording 24 hours per day, ensure it can produce recorded surveillance video in a commonly used, up-to-date format, and ensure that accurate date and time of day are visible on all recorded video.  Licensee will retain recorded surveillance video for a minimum of thirty (30) days.  If an incident is deemed serious by SPPD, licensee shall make surveillance video immediately available for viewing by SPPD.  If a copy if the surveillance video for a serious incident is requested by SPPD, Licensee shall have the technology, materials and staff available to immediately make the copy. In all other cases, licensee shall provide a copy of the surveillance video to the requestor within 48 hours.

 

6.  Licensee agrees to not employ any person or persons previously employed by either and/or both of the previous two licensees and/or lessees of 1626 White Bear Avenue North.

 

7.  The internal door between 1626 White Bear Avenue North and 1624 White Bear Avenue North will be fixed to prevent unauthorized use of 1624 by lessee of 1626 White Bear Avenue North (any fixes/changes will be in accordance with all State and City Codes/Laws).

 

8.  Licensee shall take appropriate action to ensure the back door (near the restrooms) is limited to emergency use and deliveries only, it shall not be used by customer/patrons as an entrance to the establishment.

 

 

 

 

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