Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Thursday, 19th March, 2015 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks. View directions

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Items
No. Item

19.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 30 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 2 February 2015 and of the Licensing Hearing held on 2 February 2015 as a correct record.

 

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Minutes:

Members noted that an appeal had been made against the decision taken at the Licensing Hearing on 2 February 2015.

 

Resolved: That the Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Committee held on 2 February 2015 subject to Minute 17 paragraph 2 line 6 being amended to read, ‘include the word normally’ and of the Sub-Committee held on 2 February 2015 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

20.

Declarations of interest

Any interests not already registered

Minutes:

No additional declarations of interest were made.

21.

Actions from the previous meeting

Minutes:

There were no actions.

22.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing: Licence Fees 2015/16 pdf icon PDF 40 KB

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Minutes:

The Licensing Partnership Manager presented a report which detailed the list of fees and associated costs for licences in respect of hackney carriage drivers and vehicles and private hire drivers, vehicles and operators. The taxi licensing services were required to be self-financing and the proposed increases to fees would ensure that this was maintained.

 

A consultation email was sent to Hackney Carriage proprietors and drivers and Private Hire proprietors, operators and drivers where an email address had been provided. A notice was also place on the Council’s website. Following the  28 day consultation period 2 responses were received.

 

Public Sector Equality Duty

 

Members noted that there were no adverse equality impacts arising from the report.

 

Resolved: that the list of fees and associated costs for licences in respect of hackney carriage drivers and vehicles and private hire drivers, vehicles and operators be varied as set out in paragraph 4 of the report be implemented from 1 April 2015.

 

 

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