Tonight’s meetings (July 12, 2021): City committees discuss licenses, upcoming events

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KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, the city’s Licenses and Permits, Parks, Public Works and other committees will meet to discuss bartender’s licenses and approve upcoming events.

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Licenses and Permits

Starting at 4:30 p.m., the Licenses and Permits Committee will consider approving the new bartender’s licenses of Aimee Alvarez, Caitlyn Amezquita, Arlene Forte and also Alexis Rendon. 

However, the committee is set to deny three applications ⏤ those of Kendall Brown, Samir Patel and Brandon Wolfe ⏤ off City Attorney Ed Antaramian’s recommendation.

Parks Commission meeting

Likewise, the Parks Commission has a batch of upcoming events to potentially give its approval tonight at 5 p.m.

Before the commission tonight rests the approval of these events:

  • Midwest Dance Center Presents: A Swan Lake Story, July 29 and 31, Pennoyer Park Bandshell;
  • Beach Front Arts Fest, Sunday, Aug. 1, Pennoyer Park;
  • Harbor Fest, Aug. 7, Petzke Park;
  • Illinois/WI 5K, Aug. 7, Wolfenbuttel and Eichelman parks;
  • ELCA Outreach Center Afternoon of Worship, Sept. 19, Pennoyer Park Bandshell;
  • And also the Harvest Moon 5K Run/Walk, Sept. 22, Simmons Island. 

Commissioners will also discuss an agreement between the commission and Public Craft Brewing Company concerning the Simmons Island Beach House. 

Officials will also update commissioners on Pennoyer Park basin maintenance.

Public Works

At 5:30 p.m., the Public Works Committee will also consider the Illinois/WI 5K Run/Walk, to use Celebration Place and the HarborPark Promenade.

The committee is also tasked with approving:

  • A request from Kilties Drum and Bugle Corps Inc. for use of Celebration Place for the Great Lakes Brew Fest on Sept. 11;
  • Request from American Cancer Society for use Celebration Place for the Relay for Life of Kenosha event on Aug. 6; 
  • And a Wine Knot request to pave the lawn park area on 56th Street in downtown Kenosha.

A discussion of the small boat harbor gate fencing project is also on the commission’s agenda tonight.

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