London Borough of Bexley:

Minutes for Licensing Committee meeting, Mar 18 2009, 7.30PM official page

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Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Geraldene Lucia-Hennis and Harbans Buttar.

 

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Substitute Members

Minutes:

It was reported that Councillor Sams was attending the meeting as substitute Member for Councillor Geraldene Lucia-Hennis.

 

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Minutes - 22 October 2008 PDF 58 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 October 2008 be agreed and signed as a true record.

 

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Minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee - 3 September, 15 September, 17 September, 19 September, 23 September, 24 September am, 24 September pm, 2 October, 6 October, 15 October, 21 October, 12 November, 26 November 2008 and 6 January, 7 January, 13 January, 15 January, 19 January, 20 January and 21 January 2009 PDF 113 KB

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Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committees held on 3 September, 15 September, 17 September, 19 September, 23 September, 24 September am, 24 September pm, 2 October, 6 October, 15 October, 21 October, 12 November, 26 November 2008 and 6 January, 7 January, 13 January, 15 January, 19 January, 20 January and 21 January 2009 were noted.

 

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Disclosures of Interests and Dispensations PDF 65 KB

Minutes:

            No declarations of interest were made.

 

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Fees and Charges PDF 127 KB

Minutes:

Members were asked to consider the new scale of fees in respect of the various licences administered by the Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the proposed new scale of discretionary fees and charges in respect of the licenses, registrations, certificates and permits administered  by the Licensing Committee were approved.       

 

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Licensing Act 2003:Licences Granted Under Delegated Powers and Appeals Activity PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

A report was submitted summarising the licenses granted by the Assistant Director, Environment and Regeneration Services (Development and Public Protection) under delegated powers between 1 October 2008 and 28 February 2009. The report also summarised the appeals heard by the Bexley Magistrates between 1 October 2008 and 22  February 2009. Members commented that they found the information relating to the appeals particularly useful and requested that more detailed information of any future appeals be sent to those Councillors who made the initial decision to which the appeal related.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted. 

 

 

The Chairman of the Committee, Councillor Mike Slaughter welcomed Councillor John Eastaugh to the Committee. Councillor Eastaugh had been appointed to the Committee at the last Council meeting held on 17 March 2009. Councillor Eastaugh had already observed a Licensing Sub-Committee and would participate in some further training.

 

Councillor McAndrew (Vice-Chairman) thanked officers for the quality of their reports for the licensing sub-committees particularly within the often tight timescales.

 

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