Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Council Offices, Springfields, Towcester, Northants NN12 6AE

Contact: Dave Parry, Democratic and Elections  Email: dave.parry@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01237 322365

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman of the Committee for the Municipal Year 2014 - 2015

Decision:

Resolved

 

That Councillor Ann Addison be appointed Chairman of the Licensing Committee for the Municipal Year 2014/15.

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That Councillor Ann Addison be appointed Chairman of the Licensing Committee for the Municipal Year 2014/15.

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the Municipal Year 2014 - 2015

Decision:

Resolved

 

That Councillor Blake Stimpson be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Licensing Committee for the Municipal Year 2014/15.

 

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That Councillor Blake Stimpson be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Licensing Committee for the Municipal Year 2014/15.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 22 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 26 March 2013.

Minutes:

Resolved

 

The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 26 March 2013 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

5.

Urgent Business (previously agreed with the Chairman)

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

6.

Statement of Licensing Policy (LA2003) & other matters pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Report of Head of Community Services

 

Purpose of report

 

The report advises the Licensing Committee various licensing matters 

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

 1.1          To note the Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy 2014-19

 

1.2           To note the other matters

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy 2014-19 be noted.

 

(2)          That the report be noted.

 

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report of Head of Community Services advising on the Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy 2014-19 and various other licensing matters.

 

Regarding licensed hackney carriages and private hire vehicles (paragraph 3.10 to the report), the Senior Licensing Officer advised that a further operation had taken place since the publication of the report. He therefore updated the information contained in the report by advising that 80 vehicles had been stopped and checked. 45 had being sent for testing, of which 8 were licensed by the Council. He undertook to advise members of the Committee of the time and date of the next inspection operation in case any member wished to accompany officers.   

 

Resolved

 

(1)            That the Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy 2014-19 be noted.

 

(2)            That the report be noted.