Agenda and minutes

Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair for the Council Year 2017/18

The Committee Services Officer opened the meeting.

 

The Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee elected Councillor Cook to be the Chair for the Council Year 2017/18.

 

Cllr Cook took the Chair.

2.

Election of Vice-Chair for the Council Year 2017/18

The Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee elected Councillor Clarkson to be the Vice Chair for the Council Year 2017/18

3.

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

 

4.

Appointment of Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 89 KB

The Acting Head of Law and Governance has submitted a report to establish licensing casework sub-committees for the 2017-18 Council Year. To deal with casework flowing from the Council’s responsibilities under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

 

Recommendations: That the Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee resolves to:

 

1.    Appoint as many licensing casework sub-committees of three members as there are combinations of three members in the total number of members of the Committee;

 

2.    Note that the Sub-Committees’ powers and duties are as set out in the Appendix 1 to this report.

 

3.    Agree dates on which the Sub-Committees will meet if required.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Acting Head of Law and Governance submitted a report to establish licensing casework sub-committees for the 2017-18 Council year. To deal with casework flowing from the Council’s responsibilities under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

The Committee’s legal representative presented the report.

 

The Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee resolves to:

 

1.    Appoint as many licensing casework sub-committees of three members as there are combinations of three members in the total number of members of the Committee;

 

2.    Note that the Sub-Committees’ powers and duties are as set out in the Appendix 1 to this report.

 

3.    Agree dates on which the Sub-Committees will meet if required.

 

 

5.

Update on Licensing Authority Activity: Council Year 2016 - 2017 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

The Head of Community Services has submitted a report to inform the Committee of the progress made by the Licensing Authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 during the full Council Year.

 

 

Recommendations: That the Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee resolves to:

 

1.    Note the contents of the report; and;

 

2.    Make any comments and recommendations regarding the future work of the Licensing Function

Minutes:

The Head of Community Services submitted a report on the progress made by the Licensing Authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 during the full Council Year.

 

The Licensing Officer presented the report.  The three

gambling application were all for fruit machines in pubs.

 

The Committee’s legal representative reminded the Committee of the changes to the Licensing Act which will take affect this year. The changes will give the Council’s cumulative impact assessments a legal footing.

 

The Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee resolves to

1.    Note the contents of the report; and;

 

2.    Make any comments and recommendations regarding the future work of the Licensing Function

 

 

6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Minutes from 23 January 2017

 

Recommendation: That the minutes of the meeting held on 23 January 2017 be APPROVED as a true and accurate record.

 

Minutes:

Cllrs Lygo, Chapman and Humberstone arrived.

 

The Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee resolved to APPROVE the minutes of the meeting held on 23 January 2017 as a true and accurate record. agreed

 

7.

Dates of future meetings

Meetings are scheduled on:

 

20 September 2017

24 January 2018

 

All meetings start at 6.00pm

Minutes:

The Committee noted the next meeting was scheduled for 20 September 2017 at 6pm.