Oath of Office, New Police, Liquor Licenses: Woodbury Council Preview

The city council meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall.

The Woodbury City Council meets for the first time in 2013 on Wednesday, and will see council members and new police officers sworn in, along with the likely approval of four liquor licenses and the possible adoption of a new special-events policy.

Check out the full agenda on the city's website.

Liquor Licenses

The city council will hold public hearings and could issue liquor licenses for four businesses. Background checks on each were clear.

Cheers Pablo

Cheers Pablo, a new art studio that will offer classes and events taught by local artists, is set to open in Woodbury’s Tamarack Village. It will offer wine and beer.

The business will host corporate events, kids birthday parties and other functions in two rooms at the space, between Viking Blinds and LensCrafters at 8362 Tamarack Village, CEO John Bedard, who lives in Woodbury, told Patch in a December story: Cheers! Unique Art Studio to Open in Woodbury

Sheraton Hotel

The Sheraton Hotel in Woodbury was recently sold, necessitating a new liquor license for its bar/restaurant.


Osaka is planning to open in Woodbury Lakes in the former Kenichi Japanese and Sushi space. See:

Pei Wei Asian Diner

Pei Wei is converting to a limited liability corporation (LLC), which means it must secure a new license.

Swearing In


Amy Scoggins and Paul Rebholz are to be sworn in Wednesday. They finished 1-2 in the voting and are beginning their fourth terms on the Woodbury City Council.


Public Safety Chief Lee Vague is expected to talk about the “meaning of the badge” before the swearing in of three new police officers: Brett Roddy, Garrett Kissner and Caitlin Jaworski.

Special Events Policy

Woodbury has seen an increase in requests for city services for special events.

In response, staff has been working on a new policy to better guide planning efforts and let organizers know about applicable fees.


The city is donating time for four events:


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