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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

Contact: Hannah Etheridge, Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

23.

Declarations of Interest.

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest to record.

24.

Minutes of the previous meeting of the Board held on 14th August, 2013. pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the previous meeting of the Licensing Board held on Wednesday 14th August, 2013, were considered.

 

Resolved: - That the minutes of the previous meeting be agreed as an accurate record for signature by the Chairman. 

25.

Exclusion of the Press and Public.

 

The following items are likely to be considered in the absence of the Press and Public as being exempt under the Police Act, 1997, and Paragraphs 3 and 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972 (business affairs and prevention of crime).

Minutes:

Resolved: - That the followings item be heard in the absence of the public and the press as being exempt under Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended March, 2006) (information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular individual (including the Council)). 

26.

Determination of Licensing Issues: House to House Collections.

 

·         Licensing Manager, Licensing Services, Neighbourhood and Adult Services Directorate, to report.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report submitted by the Licensing Manager (Licensing Service, Neighbourhood and Adult Services Directorate) concerning the following application for the grant of a licence to carry out house-to-house collections: -

 

Organisation

Area

Date

Tree of Hope Charity

Whole of the

Rotherham Borough area.

16th September, 2013 to 15th September, 2014.

Well Wish Society Charity.

Whole of the

Rotherham Borough area.

28th September, 2013 to 22nd October, 2013.

 

Resolved:-  (1) That the application in respect of the Tree of Hope Charity as now submitted, be refused.

 

(2)  That the application in respect of the Well Whish Society Charity as now submitted, be approved. 

27.

Applications for the Review of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers' Licences.

 

·         Licensing Manager, Licensing Services, Neighbourhood and Adult Services Directorate, to report. 

Minutes:

The Licensing Board considered the report of the Licensing Manager (Licensing Service, Neighbourhood and Adult Services Directorate) relating to applications for the review of hackney carriage / private hire drivers’ licenses in respect of Messrs. J.H. and K.H..

 

Mr. J.H., and Mr. K. H. and his representative, attended the meeting and were interviewed by the Board. 

 

Resolved: -  That the hackney carriage / private hire drivers’ licences in respect of Messrs J.H. and K.H. be suspended for a period of one month and they be issued with strongly worded final written warnings as to their future conduct. 

28.

Applications for the Grant of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers' Licences.

Minutes:

The Licensing Board considered the report of the Licensing Manager (Licensing Service, Neighbourhood and Adult Services Directorate) relating to applications for the grant of hackney carriage / private hire drivers’ licenses in respect of Messrs. A.A.S. and Q.U.Z..  (The application in respect of Mr. Q.U.Z. had been deferred from the 14th August, 2013, Licensing Board, Minute No. Q. 19 refers).   

 

Mr. A.A.S. and his representative, and Mr. Q.U.Z attended the meeting and were interviewed by the Board. 

 

Resolved: -  (1)  That the application for the grant of a private hire / hackney carriage driver’s licence on behalf of Mr. A.A.S. be granted for a period of three years subject to him passing the DSA driving test and medical examination. 

 

(2)  That the application for the grant of a private hire / hackney carriage driver’s licence on behalf of Mr. Q.U.Z. be approved for a period of one year subject to him passing the DSA driving test and medical examination, and he be issued with a strongly worded warning as to his future conduct. 

29.

Applications for the Renewal of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers' Licences.

Minutes:

The Licensing Board considered the report of the Licensing Manager (Licensing Service, Neighbourhood and Adult Services Directorate) relating to applications for the renewal of hackney carriage / private hire driver’s license in respect of Mr. D.A.M..

 

Mr. D.A.M. attended the meeting and was interviewed by the Board. 

 

Resolved: -  That the application for the renewal of the hackney carriage / private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. D.A.M. be renewed for a period of three-years and he be issued with a written warning as to his future conduct. 

30.

Date and time of next meeting: -

 

Wednesday 9th October, 2013, to start at 9.30 a.m. in the Rotherham Town Hall. 

Minutes:

Resolved: - That the next meeting take place on Wednesday 9th October, 2013, to start at 9.30 a.m. in the Rotherham Town Hall.