Agenda and draft minutes

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The Chairman welcomed the new Head of Licensing Partnership, Sharon Bamborough to the Licensing Committee meeting and expressed her thanks to staff who had acted up during the past months.

 

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 31 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 July 2017, as a correct record.

 

Minutes:

Resolved: That the Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Committee held on 12 July 2017, be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

6.

Declarations of interest

Any interests not already registered

Minutes:

No additional declaration of interest were made.

7.

Actions from the previous meeting

Minutes:

There were none.

8.

Appointments to Licensing Hearing sub-committees pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report setting out the proposed memberships for the Sub-Committees for Licensing Hearings following a vacancy.

 

Resolved that:

 

a)    the following memberships of the Licensing Sub-Committees, be approved

Sub-Committee A – Cllrs. Clark, Esler and Kelly

Sub-Committee B – Cllrs. McArthur, Pett and Raikes

Sub-Committee C – Cllrs. Halford, Lake and Parkin

Sub-Committee D – Cllrs. Mrs. Bosley, Dr. Canet and Clack

 

Cllr. Mrs Morris to be a floating Member.

 

b)   it be noted that any member of the Licensing Committee may act as a substitute on any of the Licensing Sub-Committees.

9.

Gambling Act 2005: Licence Fees from April 2018 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which set out the new proposed fee structure that ensured that the licensing of Gambling premises maintained a ‘self-financing’ position for the service, in accordance with the Council’s and Budget Plan. A fees model, similar to the one used first to set the Gambling Act in 2007 was used.

 

Public Sector Equality Duty

 

Members noted that consideration had been given to impacts under the Public Sector Equality Duty.

 

Resolved: That it be recommended to full Council to approve the appropriate fees from 1 April 2018, as set out below

 

Premises Type

New Application

Annual Fee

 

£

£

Existing Casinos

N/a

N/a

New Small Casino

8000

4449

New Large Casino

9225

7180

Bingo Club

2275

800

Betting Premises (excluding Tracks)

286

579

Tracks

1784

8010

Family Entertainment Centres

1784

656

Adult Gaming Centre

1784

800

Temporary Use Notice

231

N/A

 

 

Application  to Vary

Application   to Transfer

Application for  Re-Instatement

Application for Provisional Statement

Licence Application (provisional Statement holders)

Copy Licence

Notification  of  Change

 

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

Existing Casinos

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a)

n/a)

New Small Casino

 

3916 

1686

1686 

8000

2880

12

29 

New Large Casino

4382

2142

2142

9230

4228

12

29  

Bingo Club

1712

1200

415

2275

1200

12

29  

Betting Premises (excluding tracks)

1500

1200

395

1784

1200

12

29  

Tracks

1250

950

395

1737

950

12

29  

Family Entertainment Centres

1000

950

400

1777

950

12

29  

Adult Gaming Centre

1000

1200

400

1777

1200

12

29  

Temporary Use Notice

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12

29  

 

 

 

 

10.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 - Licence Fees From April 2018 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Minutes:

Members considered a report which set out the new proposed fee structure which ensured that the licensing of Sexual Establishments maintained a ‘self-financing’ position for the service, in accordance with the Council’s statutory duty and the Council’s Service and Budget plan. A fees model similar to the one used to first set the Gambling Act fees in 2007 was used.

 

Public Sector Equality Duty

 

Members noted that consideration had been given to impacts under the Public Sector Equality Duty.

 

Resolved: That it be recommended to Full Council to approve the appropriate fee levels as £3,670 for a new or renewal application, and £1,840 for the transfer of an application.

 

11.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing: Licence Fees from April 2018 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Minutes:

Members considered the report which proposed fees for consultation with the taxi trade. The proposed fees maintained a ‘self-financing’ position for the service, in accordance with the Council’s Service and Budget Plan. A fees model, similar to the one used to first set the Gambling Act fees in 2007 had been used. Members were advised that there had been a reduction in the fee for the computerised knowledge test.

 

Public Sector Equality Duty

 

Members noted that consideration had been given to impacts under the Public Sector Equality Duty.

 

 

Resolved: That

 

a)     the fee levels as set out in paragraph 10 of the report be approved for consultation with the taxi trade; and

 

b)     the proposed fees and charges be implemented from 1 April 2018, if no adverse comments be received following the consultation.

 

 

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