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File #: SR 21-200    Version: 1
Type: Staff Report Status: Archived
In control: Licensing Hearing
Final action: 11/15/2021
Title: License Application Summary for University of St Thomas (License ID# 20110002908), d/b/a same, Mitchell Karstens, Associate Vice President of Auxiliary Services, 651-962-6061
Attachments: 1. University of St Thomas Request for Expansion, 2. Licensee Expansion Map Request, 3. STAMP - Activity Report, 4. Incident Report, 5. Objection #1, 6. Objection #2, 7. Objection #3, 8. Objection #4, 9. Objection #5, 10. Aerial Photo, 11. Zoning Map, 12. Plat Map, 13. 100' Property Ownership, 14. AMANDA Print Screen, 15. Class N Notification, 16. Notification of License Hearing, 17. Minn Stat. 340A.404 Subd. 14
Related files: RES 11-2308, RES 22-110


License Application Summary for University of St Thomas  (License ID# 20110002908), d/b/a same, Mitchell Karstens, Associate Vice President of Auxiliary Services, 651-962-6061


Located at

2115 Summit Ave, Ward 4


Application for

Expansion of Liquor On Sale - 291 or more Seats. On the licensee expansion map request the items highlighted in Yellow on are existing and items highlighted in Pink are new expansions


Recommended License Conditions

1. The liquor service area is restricted to the specific indoor and outdoor University of St. Thomas (UST) on-campus locations, identified in the revised map of the University of St. Thomas St. Paul Campus, Liquor License Locations, dated August 31, 2021.

2. The licensee is responsible for taking all appropriate measures to ensure that the sale/service/consumption of alcohol is contained within the designated UST campus liquor service area(s) on file with DSI.

3. There shall be no permanent bar and/or liquor service area established by UST.  The intent of this condition is to prohibit UST from conducting business in a manner similar to operations such as, but not necessarily limited to the following:  a restaurant with regular hours which also serves alcohol, a bar, etc.

4. All employees/managers/servers providing alcoholic beverages under the UST license shall undergo yearly Alcohol Awareness Training through an agency approved by DSI to operate such a program.  All new employees/managers/servers shall be required to undergo training within two (2) weeks of their starting date.  The licensee shall have proof of each person who has completed this training on-site, and this proof shall be made available to DSI upon request.

5. Licensee will adopt procedures to ensure that alcohol is not served to anyone under the age of twenty-one (21).

6. The sale of alcoholic beverages shall occur between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and midnight, with last call at 11:30 p.m. NOTE:  The sale/service of alcoholic beverages on Sunday is permitted with this license.

7. There shall be an annual review of the license and conditions. As part of the review, UST will provide documentation from the previous year regarding events at which liquor was sold, including calls to UST security regarding patron behavior at these events.

8. UST will provide to the West Summit Neighborhood Advisory Committee (WSNAC) on a monthly basis and to DSI upon request a log of events where sales of alcoholic beverages have occurred. UST will cooperate with WSNAC and DSI to address any complaints filed with the City regarding sales of alcoholic beverages by UST, including discussing the need for new or modified conditions at the time of annual license renewal.

9.The sale of alcoholic beverages outdoors at events with more than 150 attendees shall occur only in the following outdoor locations: (a) Monahan Plaza-lower academic quadrangle; (b) Upper (residential) quadrangle; (c) Sabo Plaza (in front of science center); (d) Science center rear plaza; (e) North Athletic Fields; and (f) Palmer Athletic Field.  


Neighborhood Organization Recommendation

No correspondence received


Inspection Requirements

Building:  NA

License:  Approved with conditions

Zoning:  Approved


DSI Recommendation

Approval with conditions



Licensee Expansion Map Request

Aerial Map

Zoning Map

Plat Map

Amanda Property/Parcel Info Screen Printout

Address Labels of Property within 100' of Parcel

STAMP Property Activity Inquiry Report

1-Year Police Incident Report



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