Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

14.

Declarations of interest

Councillors serving on the Committee are asked to declare any personal or prejudicial interests they may have in any of the following agenda items.

Minutes:

None.

15.

Licensing and Gambling Acts Fees and Charges 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Report of the Head of Community Services.

 

Purpose of report:  to seek agreement of the licence fees for 2017/18 where the Council has discretion over the level of fee charged.

 

Recommendation:

Committee is requested to agree the licence fees and charges for 2017/18 as set out in this report and recommend them to Council.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Community Services seeking agreement of the licence fees for 2017/18 where the Council has discretion over the level of fee charged.

 

The Committee resolved to:

1.    agree the licence fees and charges for 2017/18 as set out in this report; and

2.    recommend these to Council.

16.

Update on Licensing Authority Activity: August - December 2016 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Report of the Head of Community Services.

 

Purpose of report:  To inform Committee of the progress made by the Licensing Authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 during the current Council Year (August  December  2016).

 

Recommendation(s): the Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee is recommended to:

 

a) note the contents of the report; and

b) make any comments and recommendations regarding the future work of the Licensing Function.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Community Services on the progress made by the Licensing Authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 in the period August to December 2016.

 

In answer to questions, the Community Safety & Resilience Managerexplained that officers were inspecting premises during working hours and carrying out joint operations with other agencies. A review of out of hours work was underway. Out of hours work had reduced as this relied on staff undertaking voluntary overtime and was not sustainable in the long term.

 

The Committee resolved to note the report and the work carried out by officers.

17.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Recommendation: That the minutes of the meeting held on 20 September 2016 be approved as a true and accurate record.

 

Minutes:

The Committee resolved to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 20 September 2016 as a true and accurate record.

 

18.

Dates of future meetings

Meetings are scheduled on:

 

16 May 2017 6.00 pm

20 Sep 2017 6.00 pm

24 Jan 2018 6.00 pm

16 May 2018 6.00 pm

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted the dates.