Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee
Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Zoom - Online. View directions

Contact: Hannah Criddle 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Councillor Shannon Jezzard noted that Councillor Tony Hall, a long standing member of the Licensing Committee, had resigned as a Councillor with immediate effect. Councillor Jezzard wished Councillor Hall and his family the best for the future and thanked him for his work on the Licensing Committee.

 

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any matters on the agenda.

Minutes:

None.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 10 March 2020 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

Michael Pitt, Environment and Licensing Manager, confirmed that the recommendation on electronic payment of fares in Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles would be referred to Full Council on 17 July 2020.

5.

Written Questions and Petitions

Minutes:

None.

6.

Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Minutes:

Michael Pitt advised the Committee that a Licensing Team Service Plan would be added to the Work Plan. 

 

RESOLVED that the Work Plan was noted.

7.

Licensing Sub Committee Decisions 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report on Licensing Sub Committee decisions made in 2019/20. The Committee expressed a desire to receive information on the Licensing Sub Committee held on 9 April 2019 where an appeal was heard by the Magistrates Court and the decision of the Sub Committee overturned. Michael Pitt agreed to send further information to the Committee.

 

RESOLVED that the contents of the report was noted.

8.

Licensing Team Enforcement Activity 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Minutes:

The Committee received a report on the Licensing Team Enforcement Activity for 2019/20.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee noted the enforcement activity from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 carried out by the Licensing Team.

9.

References from Other Committees

Any references arising from meetings held after the publication of this agenda will be circulated separately.

Minutes:

None.

10.

Matters of Urgent Business

Such other business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be received as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the minutes.

Minutes:

None.