Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services 

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Items
No. Item

Lic/22/08/20

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman for the Licensing Committee for the municipal year 2020/2021.

Minutes:

At the start of the meeting, the Senior Solicitor advised that this meeting was being hosted remotely using conferencing software which allowed Members, Officers and public attendance whilst being able to protect themselves and others, whilst observing the Government’s lockdown measures.

 

The Senior Solicitor also stated that all votes during this meeting would be taken through an informal recorded vote, though would not be noted as such in the minutes.

 

A Roll Call of all those Members in attendance remotely was then taken.

 

Proposed by Councillor Holden

Seconded by Councillor Baker

 

and RESOLVED that Councillor Patterson be appointed Vice-Chairman of the

Licensing Committee for the 2020/21 municipal year.

 

Due to technical issues Councillor Harker left the meeting at 9.43 and was therefore unable to vote on this item.

 

 

Lic/23/08/20

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Hanley.

 

Councillor Fearon was unable to access the meeting due to technical issues.

Lic/24/08/20

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered..

 

Minutes:

Councillor Patterson declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in regard of agenda items 4 and 5 in that his business supplied Morrisons with eggs, beef and lamb. He stated he would leave the meeting and would not take part in discussions on these items.

 

Councillor Patterson left the meeting at 9.47am.

 

Councillor Harker returned to the meeting at 9.55am.

Lic/25/08/20

Application to vary a Premises Licence, Morrisons, Brunswick Road, Penrith, CA11 7JU pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To consider report PP30/20 from the Assistant Director Community Services which is attached and asks members to consider an application to vary a premises licence under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 and the Committee is asked to consider the request in light of representations that have been received.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the Committee determines the application in accordance with one of the options set out below:

 

(a)          To grant the application subject to the applicable mandatory conditions and such other conditions as are consistent with the application.

(b)          To grant the application subject to such modified or other conditions as are considered necessary for promotion of the licensing objectives.

(c)          To reject the application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a presentation from Mr S Wilde, Eden District Council’s Licensing and Enforcement Officer.

 

The Committee received a presentation from Mr R Taylor,  Head of Licensing Department, Gosschalks Solicitors on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee received a presentation from Mr and Mrs Ferguson, objectors to this application.

 

Proposed by Councillor Raine

Seconded by Councillor Martin

 

and RESOLVED that the application be GRANTED subject to the applicable mandatory conditions and such other conditions as are consistent with the application and those that have been agreed between the Applicant and Eden District Council’s Environmental Health Department. The agreed conditions were as follows:

 

1)    When the store is open for the sale of alcohol between midnight and 6am, a minimum of one SIA security guard will be employed at the premises; and

 

2)    when the store is open for the sale of alcohol between midnight and 6am, the parking spaces immediately adjacent to the rear of the residential properties on Elm Terrace will be removed from use by placing cones in those spaces.

 

 

Lic/26/08/20

Application to vary a Premises Licence, Morrisons Daily Petrol Filling Station, Brunswick Road, Penrith, CA11 7JU pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To consider report PP29/20 from the Assistant Director Community Services which is attached and which asks Members to consider an application to vary a premises licence under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 and the Committee is asked to consider the request in light of representations that have been received.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the Committee determines the application in accordance with one of the options set out below.

 

(a)          To grant the application subject to the applicable mandatory conditions and such other conditions as are consistent with the application.

(b)          To grant the application subject to such modified or other conditions as are considered necessary for promotion of the licensing objectives.

(c)          To reject the application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a presentation from Mr S Wilde, Eden District Council’s Licensing and Enforcement Officer.

 

The Committee received a presentation from Mr R Taylor,  Head of Licensing Department, Gosschalks Solicitors on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee received a presentation from Mr and Mrs Ferguson, objectors to this application.

 

Proposed by Councillor Raine

Seconded by Councillor Baker

 

and RESOLVED that the application is GRANTED subject to the applicable mandatory conditions and such other conditions as are consistent with the application.

 

Lic/27/08/20

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

Minutes:

No items of urgent business were raised at this meeting.

Lic/28/08/20

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

No formal meeting of the Licensing Committee has been scheduled but, if necessary, a meeting will be held on the first Wednesday of the month.

Minutes:

No formal meeting of the Licensing Committee has been scheduled but, if necessary, a meeting will be held on the first Wednesday of the month.