Agenda and minutes

Venue: Springfields, Towcester, Northants NN12 6AE

Contact: Louise Aston, Democratic and Elections  Email: louise.aston@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 221601

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman for 2012/13

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That Councillor Ann Addison be appointed Chairman of the Committee for the Municipal Year 2012/13.

 

Note: The Democratic and Elections Team Leader took the Chair for this item.

 

 

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman for 2012/13

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That Councillor Blake Stimpson be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the Municipal Year 2012/13

 

Note: Councillor Ann Addison took the Chair for this item and the rest of the meeting.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

To Confirm Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 20 March 2012 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 20 March 2012 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

5.

An Update on Licensing Matters - Report of Senior Licensing Officer pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Minutes:

The Licensing Team Leader presented his report, which gave an update on Licensing Matters since the last meeting.

 

The report covered:

 

·        Licensing Act

·        Gambling Act

·        Taxi Licensing

·        Enforcement

·        Licensing Hearings

·        Silverstone

·        Taxi Consultation

 

Resolved

 

That the report be noted.

6.

Urgent Business (previously agreed with the Chairman)

Minutes:

The Chairman agreed to permit an item of urgent business from the Licensing Team Leader, relating to the Constitution of the Licensing Committee.

Resolved

That the Head of Law and Governance be delegated, in consultation with the Chief Executive, to amend the constitution to enable the Director of Development to exercise the functions of the Licensing Authority to act as a responsible authority in relation to its duties under the Licensing Act 2003 (section 103), and for Environmental Health to act as a responsible authority with regard to Temporary Event Notices under the Licensing Act 2003 (Section 112).

 

Note: The item was considered as urgent business due to the date of the next meeting of the Committee being unknown.