Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Jemma Duffield  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

8.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were apologies for absence received from Councillors M R Eddy, A M Napier and M Rose.

9.

Appointment of Substitute Members

To note appointments of Substitute Members.

Minutes:

There were no substitute Members appointed.

10.

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.

11.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To confirm the attached Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 23 May 2018.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 23 May 2018 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

12.

Minutes of Sub-Committee Meetings pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To receive the attached minutes of the meetings of the Licensing Sub-Committees held on 18 May and 24 August 2018.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meetings of the Licensing Sub-Committees held on 18 May and 24 August 2018 were received and noted.

13.

Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 - Appointment of Licensing Sub-Committee

Following the meeting of the full Council held on 31 October 2018, Council agreed to replace Councillor P Walker with Councillor D G Cronk on the Licensing Committee.

 

It is therefore recommended that the Licensing Committee replace Councillor P Walker with Councillor D G Cronk on Licensing Sub-Committee A.

Minutes:

At full Council on 31 October 2018 a change of membership was made to the Licensing Committee replacing Councillor P Walker with Councillor D G Cronk. As a result the Committee was asked to appoint Councillor D G Cronk to a Sub-Committee.

 

RESOLVED:       That Sub-Committee A be amended as follows:

 

(A)    Councillor B W Butcher (Chairman), Councillor M J Ovenden, Councillor D G Cronk.

14.

Fees and Charges 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Regulatory Services.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered the report of the Head of Regulatory Services which set out the Fees and Charges for the financial year 2019/20.

 

RESOLVED:           (a)      That the Regulatory Committee approve the Fees and Charges for 2019/20 as set out in Appendix 4 of the report.

 

                            (b)      That Members approve the general principle that fees are set at an appropriate inclusive level, irrespective of VAT status, and that the VAT element within the overall fee level is then determined.

 

                            (c)      That Members approve the general principle that, unless the fee is set by statute, licensing fees will be set on a cost recovery basis.

 

                            (d)      That the Head of Regulatory Services is authorised to adopt fees at, or close to government directed levels without the need for further reporting, in cases where the Council is awaiting Government guidance and it has not been possible to set a fee level at this stage.

 

                            (e)      That the Head of Regulatory Services be authorised in consultation with the Director of Governance and the Director of Finance, Housing and Community to make minor adjustments to the fees and charges as necessary.