Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Thursday, 15th March, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Castle House, Great North Road, Newark, Notts. NG24 1BY

Contact: Helen Brandham  Email: helen.brandham@newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

25.

Declarations of Interests from Members and Officers

Minutes:

Member                                                         Agenda

 

Councillor M.G. Cope                                    Agenda Item No. 5 – Temporary Event Notices Received and Acknowledged between 1 October and 31 December 2017.  Personal Interest as Councillor Cope carries out work for one of the TEN Applicants.  

 

26.

Declaration of Any Intention to Record Meeting

Minutes:

NOTED:      that an audio recording was to be made of the meeting by the Council.

 

27.

Minutes of the Meeting Held on 23 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Minutes:

AGREED      (unanimously) that the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

28.

Review of Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report presented by the Business Manager – Environmental Health & Licensing which sought Members’ approval for the timetable associated with the renew of the Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy which the Council is required to review every five years under the Licensing Act 2003.

 

Specifically in relation to the list of suggested consultees, it was noted that there was reference to Licensing Solicitors.  A Member of the Committee stated that this reference should be deleted and replaced by reference to the three local Law Societies, namely: Nottingham, Lincoln and Derby.  It was also suggested that the Council’s own Legal Services be added to the list of consultees.

 

AGREED      (unanimously) that:

 

(a)     the timetable for the review and consultation exercise for the Statement of Licensing Policy be approved; and

 

(b)     the list of consultees be approved, subject to the deletion of reference to Licensing Solicitors and inclusion of the three local Law Societies, namely: Nottingham, Lincoln and Derby and the inclusion of the Council’s own Legal Services.

 

29.

Temporary Event Notices Received and Acknowledged between 1 April and 30 June 2017 pdf icon PDF 244 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Licensing Manager in relation to the notices received and acknowledged between 1 October and 31 December 2017 inclusive.

 

AGREED      that the report be noted.

 

30.

Update on Quarterly Performance & Enforcement Matters pdf icon PDF 239 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report presented by the Licensing Manager in relation to the activity and performance of the Licensing Team between 1 October and 31 December 2017 inclusive, together with details of current ongoing enforcement issues. 

 

Information contained within the report related to the number of applications for the grant or variation of licences received between the above dates and the enforcement activity between the same two dates.

 

NOTED       the information contained within the report.