Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Regulatory Committee - Monday, 29 November 2021 2.15 p.m.

Venue: Town Council Chamber, Kendal Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Committee Services 

Note: This meeting will commence at 2.15 p.m. on on the rising of the LIcensing Committee, whichever is the later 

Items
No. Item

LR/1

Minutes pdf icon PDF 190 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 2 November 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the Chairman be authorised to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 20 November 2020.

LR/2

Minutes of Licensing Regulatory Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 277 KB

To receive the minutes of the meetings of Licensing Regulatory Sub-Committees held on 30 October (10.00 a.m.) and 30 October (1.00 p.m.) 2020, 5 January, 21 June (10.00 a.m.), 21 June (1.30 p.m.) and 6 October 2021, and for the Chairmen of the appropriate Sub-Committees to sign, as correct records.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the Chairman be authorised to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the following meetings of the Licensing Regulatory Sub-Committees:-

 

·        30 October 2020 (10.00 a.m.);

·        30 October 2020 (1.00 p.m.);

·        5 January 2021;

·        21 June 2021 (10.00 a.m.);

·        21 June 2021 (1.30 p.m.); and

·        6 October 2021.

 

LR/3

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/4

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/5

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 had been received in respect of this meeting.

LR/6

Review of Licensing Fees and Charges 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider the licensing fees and charges and draft budget for the service area for referral to Council for consideration as part of the overall budget setting for 2022/23.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Principal Specialist (Environment and Health) presented a report which outlined the review of the Licensing Fees and Charges 2022/23 and the draft budget for the service area.  During consideration of the item, Members discussion turned to the matter of the Fare Review.  They were, however, advised that this would form a substantive item on the agenda for the next Committee.

 

The report also having been considered at the meeting of the Licensing 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 2022/23 be approved as set out in Appendix 1, subject to approval by Council as part of the budget setting process;

 

(2)  the nationally set fees for 2022/23 set out in Appendix 2 be noted; and

 

(3)  the latest draft budget estimates including fees and charges for 2022/23 as set out in Appendix 3 be noted and referred to Council for approval as part of the final budget report.