Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Monday, 5 November 2018 2.15 p.m.

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

Contact: Committee Services 

Items
No. Item

L/13

Minutes pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 20 August 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 20 August 2018.

L/14

Minutes of Licensing Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To receive the minutes of the two meetings of Licensing Sub-Committees held on 17 September 2018 (copies attached) and for the Chairmen of the appropriate Sub-Committees to sign, as correct records.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the two meetings of the Licensing Sub-Committees held on 17 September 2018 be received and the Chairmen of the relevant Sub-Committees be authorised to sign as correct records.

L/15

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.

L/16

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.

L/17

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.

L/18

Review of Licensing Fees and Charges 2019/2020 and Draft Budget pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To consider the review of Licensing fees and charges for 2019/2020 and Draft Budget for this service area.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Principal Environmental Protection Officer presented a report which outlined the review of the Licensing Fees and Charges 2019/2020 and the draft budget for the service area.

 

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

 

RESOLVED – That

 

(1)        the recommended fees for the financial year 2019/20, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, and subject to approval by Council as part of the final budget-setting process, be endorsed; and

 

(2)        the following be noted:-

 

(a)  the nationally-set fees for 2019/20 as set out in Appendix 2 to the report; and

 

(b)  the latest draft budget estimates including the fees and charges for 2019/20 as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, prior to submission to Council for approval as part of the final budget report.