Maplewood city staff has prepared public notes that briefly describe items on the Sept. 24 city council meeting. The meeting is Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall.
Item number 6 is a public hearing to hear citizen’s comments on a request for a Conditional Use Permit to operate a restaurant at 7278 Manchester Avenue (formerly Jones Typewriter) along with a full liquor license and Sunday liquor license. The restaurant will be known as A Pizza Story.
Item number 7 is a public hearing to hear citizen’s comments on a request for a Conditional Use Permit to operate a restaurant/bar facility along with a full liquor and Sunday liquor license at 7376 Manchester Avenue (formerly Jumpin Jupiter). The restaurant will be known as Blind Tiger.
Item number 8 is a public hearing to hear citizen’s comments on the proposed 2013 property and personal property tax rates.
Item number 12 is a motion to approve a request for a full liquor license and Sunday liquor by the drink license for A Pizza Story. It is staff’s recommendation that the liquor license be granted with the stipulation that 51 percent of gross sales must be from the sale of food prepared and sold on site.
Item number 13 is a motion to approve a request for a full liquor license and Sunday liquor by the drink license for Blind Tiger. Same stipulation here as for A Pizza Story.
Item number 14 is a resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept the bid of All Things Constructed in the amount of $23,813.40 for the replacement of sidewalks and driveway aprons at various income qualified locations throughout the city. Funds for this project are being provided by the 2013 Community Development Block Grant application for which the city set aside $25,000 for sidewalk repairs and replacement.
Item number 15 Bill 5914 is an ordinance granting a Conditional Use Permit for a gourmet pizza restaurant to be named A Pizza Story at 7278 Manchester Avenue (formerly Jones Typewriter). The petitioner, Sherif Nasser, is proposing to operate a sit-down, carry-out and delivery pizza restaurant serving authentic Neapolitan pizza cooked in a custom wood-fire brick oven. A full liquor and Sunday liquor license is also being requested. The Plan and Zoning Commission voted 5 ayes, 0 nays to approve this request at their September 3, 2013 meeting. A public hearing has been held on this matter and the bill has been read two times and tabled and is now ready for final Council action.