Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee - Tuesday, 17 January 2017 2.40 p.m.

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

Contact: Paul Rogers 

Note: The meeting will commence at 2.15 p.m. or on the rising of the Licensing Regulatory Committee, whichever is the later. 

Items
No. Item

L/12

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 8 November 2016 (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 8 November 2016.

L/13

Minutes of Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 174 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting of Licensing Sub-Committee held on 28 November 2016 (copy attached) and for the Chairman of the Sub-Committee to sign, as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 28 November 2016 be received and the Chairman of the Sub-Committee be authorised to sign as a correct record.

L/14

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/15

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/16

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 before the commencement of 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 Democratic and Electoral Services Manager on 01539 717440.

 

(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/17

Review of Licensing Fees and Charges 2017/18 and Draft Budget pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To consider approval of the Licensing Fees and Charges for 2017 and to note the latest draft budget estimates prior to their submission to Council as part of the final budget report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were presented with details of the review of Licensing Fees and Charges for 2017/18 and the latest draft budget estimates for this service area for 2017/18.

 

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 the following be noted:-

 

(1)        the fees and charges as set out in Appendix 1 (Proposed Licensing Fees for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licences and Miscellaneous Licensing Activities 2017/18) to the report and previously approved by the Licensing Regulatory Committee;

 

(2)        the fees and charges, set nationally, as set out in Appendix 2 (Licensing Act 2003 Fees); and

 

(3)        the latest draft licensing budget estimates prior to their submission to Council for approval as part of the final budget report.