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After failing to show up at a Liquor Commission hearing on June 29, Bill Gilmore appeared at a rescheduled meeting on July 2 and was granted the right to keep the liquor license for his blues club on Davis Street.


Mr. Gilmore of Westwind Unlimited, Inc. (doing business as Bills Blues Club, 1029 Davis St.) had been cited for delinquent filing of liquor tax returns and serving alcohol to minors.


At the July 2 hearing he provided sufficient proof of tax filings and a desire to prevent alcohol sales to minors for Liquor Commissioner Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl to allow him to retain his liquor license.


Mr. Gilmore also agreed to take another course of the City’s BASSET training, and the City will send him some brochures on ID-checking guidelines.


“We want you to do business here and prosper,” Mayor Tisdahl said to Mr. Gilmore and his colleagues at the close of the hearing.