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Agenda and minutes

Strategic Licensing Committee
Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Oswestry Room, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND. View directions

Contact: Emily Marshall  Committee Officer

Items
No. Item

39.

Apologies

To receive apolgies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Peter Adams, Viv Parry and David Vasmer.

 

 

40.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a true record

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 20th November 2018 be approved as a correct record.

 

41.

Public Question Time

To receive any public questions or petitions from the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule 14.  The deadline for this meeting is 10.00 am on Tuesday 22nd January 2019.

 

Minutes:

No public questions or petitions had been received. 

42.

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.

Minutes:

Members were reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they had a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.

 

43.

Proposed Additional Consultation Relating to the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019 to 2023 pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 5.

 

Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Transactional and Licensing Team Manager (copy attached to the signed minutes).  The report set out a proposal for additional consultation relating to the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019 to 2023. 

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the Committee notes all the responses submitted during the initial consultation periodand notes the officer’s summary as set out in Appendix A.

 

2.    That the revised Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019 to 2023 as agreed by the Committee and set out in Appendix B be approved for consultation.        

 

 

44.

Exercise of Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 6.

 

Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Transactional and Licensing Team Manager in relation to delegated powers to issue and amend licences.  (Copy attached to the signed minutes).

 

RESOLVED:

That the report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager be noted. 

 

45.

Future Agenda Items

An opportunity for Members to identify additional matters that ought to be brought before the Committee for consideration at future meetings.

Minutes:

The Chairman encouraged members of the Committee to put themselves forward to sit on Licensing Act Sub-Committees (Licensing Hearings) to gain experience of this important area of work.  It was noted that Councillors Pam Moseley and Rob Gittens needed the required Licensing Act training before they could put themselves forward.   The Transactional and Licensing Team Manager reported that training was in the process of being arranged, to take place in April 2019 and encouraged all Strategic Licensing Committee members to attend.

 

RESOLVED:

No future agenda items were identified.

 

46.

Date of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Strategic Licensing Committee will be held on Wednesday, 6th March 2019 in the Shrewsbury Room, Shirehall, Shrewsbury.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

It was noted that the next meeting of the Strategic Licensing Committee would be held on Wednesday, 6th March 2019.

 

 

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