Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Wednesday, 25th May, 2016 5.00 pm

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    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Election of a Chairman

    To elect a Chairman of the Committee for the ensuing Council year.

    Minutes:

    The Democratic Support Officer called for nominations for the Chairman of the Licensing Committee. It was moved by Councillor D P Murphy duly seconded and

     

    RESOLVED:   That Councillor P S Le Chevalier be elected Chairman of the Committee for the ensuing municipal year.

    2.

    Appointment of a Vice-Chairman

    To appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the ensuing Council year.

    Minutes:

    The Chairman called for nominations for the Vice-Chairman of the Licensing Committee. It was moved by Councillor P S Le Chevalier duly seconded and

     

    RESOLVED:   That Councillor B Gardner be appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the ensuing municipal year.

    3.

    Apologies

    To receive any apologies for absence.

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from Councillors D G Cronk, B Gardner and M J Holloway.

    4.

    Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 37 KB

    To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of interest made by Members.

    5.

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    To confirm the attached Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 2 March 2016.

    Minutes:

    The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 2 March 2016 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

    6.

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    To receive the attached Minutes of the meetings of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 4 April 2016.

    Minutes:

    The Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 4 April 2016 were received and noted.

    7.

    Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 - Appointment of Licensing Sub-Committees and Chairman of Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 53 KB

    To appoint five Sub-Committees of three members each and to appoint a Chairman for each Sub-Committee in accordance with the report of the Head of Democratic Services (report to follow after the Annual Meeting of the Council).

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Members considered the report of the Director of Governance which provided suggestions for the composition of the five Licensing Sub-Committees, each comprising of three members, to hear applications under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005. Members were also asked to appoint the Chairmen of each of the sub-committees.

     

    To better reflect the operational requirements of the Licensing Sub-Committees, Members were asked to formalise arrangements for the appointment of substitute members on the sub-committees by adopting the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 4 with the amendments outlined in Appendix 1 of the report. These arrangements included amendments to reflect the lack of political balance requirements for the sub-committees.

     

    RESOLVED:        (a)     That the five Licensing Committees and their Chairmen for the ensuing municipal year 2016/17 be as follows:

     

    (A)        Councillors B W Butcher (Chairman), L A Keen, M J Ovenden

     

    (B)        Councillors B Gardner (Chairman), S M Le Chevalier, D P Murphy

     

    (C)        Councillors S F Bannister (Chairman), D G Cronk, P S Le Chevalier

     

    (D)        Councillors D Hannent (Chairman), M J Holloway, M Rose

     

    (E)        Councillors P M Brivio (Chairman), B Glayzer, D A Sargent

     

    (b)     That the Licensing Committee adopt the procedure for the appointment of Substitute Members as set out in Appendix 1 of the report.

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