Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Regulatory Committee
Monday, 14 January 2019 2.17 p.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber, South Lakeland House, Kendal. View directions

Contact: Committee Services 

Items
No. Item

LR/21

Minutes pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 5 November 2018 (copy attached).

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the Chairman be authorised to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 5 November 2018.

LR/22

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)

 

Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

 

If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that no declarations of interest were raised.

LR/23

Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items, if any, in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that there are no excluded items on the Agenda.

LR/24

Public Participation

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question, make representations or present a deputation or petition at this meeting should apply to do so by no later than 0:01am (one minute past midnight) two working days before the meeting.  Information on how to make the application can be obtained by viewing the Council’s Website www.southlakeland.gov.uk or by contacting the Committee Services Team on 01539 733333.

 

(1)        Questions and Representations

 

            To receive any questions or representations which have been received from members of the public.

 

(2)        Deputations and Petitions

 

            To receive any deputations or petitions which have been received from members of the public.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that no questions, representations, deputations or petitions have been received in respect of this meeting.

LR/25

2019/20 to 2023/24 Draft Budget pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To note the draft budget estimates for the financial years 2019/20 to 2023/24 prior to their submission to Council as part of the final budget report.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Financial Services Manager presented a report which gave the Licensing Committee the opportunity to consider the draft budget estimates and the funding available to deliver their services for the financial years 2019/20 to 2023/24, prior to its submission to Council as part of the final budget report. The Financial Services Manager outlined the consultation process for the draft budget and highlighted that the report was based on the current staff structure and staffing costs and that as the Customer Connect Programme progressed, changes to the staff structure and costs would be reflected in next year’s draft budget report.

 

The report having been considered at the meeting of the Licensing Committee held immediately prior to the meeting of the Licensing Regulatory Committee, when the same Members were present, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the latest draft licensing budget estimates be noted prior to their submission to Council for approval as part of the overall Draft Revenue Budget 2019/20 to 2023/24.