Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair for the Council Year 2018-19

Minutes:

The Committee Services Officer opened the meeting.

 

The Committee elected Councillor Cook to be the Chair for the Council Year 2018/19.

 

Cllr Cook took the Chair.

 

 

2.

Election of Vice- Chair for the Council Year 2018-19

Minutes:

 

The Committee elected Councillor Lygo to be the Vice Chair for the Council Year 2018/19.

 

3.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

None

4.

Appointment of Sub-Committees 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 91 KB

The Head of Law and Governance has submitted a report to establish licensing casework sub-committees for the 2018-19 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 Annex to this report; and

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

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Law and Governance had submitted a report to establish licensing casework sub-committees for the 2018-19 Council Year to deal with casework flowing from the Council’s responsibilities under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

The lawyer explained that the report’s recommendation replicated the previous practice, one which provided maximum flexibility when it came to identifying  groups of three members for future sub-committee members.

 

The Committee resolved 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 Annex to this report; and

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

 

 

 

5.

Update on Licensing Authority Activity: Council Year 2017 - 2018 pdf icon PDF 118 KB

The Head of Community Services has submitted a report to inform 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 had 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.

 

The Licensing Compliance Officer spoke briefly to the report. There had been a slight increase in licensing activity compared with the previous year. The increase was partly attributable to the opening of the Westgate Centre.

 

The Committee resolved to:

 

Note the contents of the report.

6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 90 KB

 

Recommendation: That the minutes of the meeting held on 24 January 2018 be APPROVED as a true and accurate record.

 

Minutes:

The Committee resolved to:

 

Approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 January as a true and accurate record.

 

7.

Dates of future meetings

The next meetings of the Committee are scheduled to take place on:

 

·         19 September 2018

·         23 January 2019

 

All meetings start at 6.00pm

Minutes:

The next meetings of the Committee are scheduled to take place on:

 

·         19 September 2018

·         23 January 2019

 

All meetings start at 6.00pm