October 20, 2014 - The ALJ RESPECTULLY RECOMMENDS that the Bloomington City Council GRANT the application of DRT Wine & Spirits LLC d/b/a Total Wine & More, for an off-sale liquor license in the City of Bloomington.
October 15, 2014 - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The Department has the statutory authority to adopt the rules.
2. The rules were adopted in compliance with the procedural requirements of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 14, and Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1400.
3. The record demonstrates the rules are needed and reasonable.
4. The modifications made by the Department in response to comments received from interested members of the public do not make the rules substantially different from the rules as originally proposed.
5. The rules are APPROVED.
October 09, 2014 - IT IS HEREBY RESPECTFULLY RECOMMENDED THAT:
1. The Department’s motion for summary disposition be GRANTED;
2. The Respondents’ motion for summary disposition be DENIED.
3. That Respondents each pay a civil penalty in the amount of $10,000 pursuant to the terms of the May 23, 2013 Consent Order.
September 25, 2014 - The Administrative Law Judge concludes that the Respondent did, in fact, commit the violations of License Conditions 1, 10, 11, and 12 and St. Paul Legislative Code § 33.03(a) that have been alleged by the City. The Respondent did not show that there are substantial or compelling reasons to deviate from the presumptive penalty that is set forth in the Legislative Code for these violations. Accordingly, the Administrative Law Judge recommends that the City take appropriate adverse action against the licenses held by the Respondent.
September 24, 2014 - 1. The $600 penalty assessed by the Panel against the Respondent for the violation of Minn. Stat. § 211B.02 in its March 12, 2013 Findings of Fact, Conclusions, and Order REMAINS DUE AND PAYABLE.
2. The $600 penalty assessed by the Panel against the Respondent for the violation of Minn. Stat. § 211B.06 in its March 12, 2013 Findings of Fact, Conclusions and Order IS RESCINDED.
3. The Respondent’s Motion is DENIED in all other respects.
September 19, 2014 - 1. The rules were adopted in compliance with the procedural requirements of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 14, and Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1400.
2. According to Minn. Stat. § 176.136, subd. 1a, the Department of Natural Resources has the statutory authority to adopt these proposed rules using the exempt rulemaking process.
3. The adopted rules are APPROVED.
September 11, 2014 - The Administrative Law Judge concludes that the evidence fails to demonstrate that Appellant transported aquatic macrophytes on July 3, 2014, and recommends that the Commissioner RESCIND the Citation.