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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Debbie Pons, Principal Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

18.

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Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report, presented by the Licensing Manager, concerning the following applications for the grant of promoter’s permits to carry out a house-to-house collection:-

 

Organisation

Area

Date

Cancer Support UK

Whole of Borough

12 months from 1st November, 2018

Rotherham Lion’s Club

Whole of Borough

Last week in November, 2018 until 24th December, 2018

 

Treating Children with Cancer

Whole of Borough

12 months period from 1st December 2018

 

Mexborough and District Lions Club

Wath, Manvers and Brampton

22nd November, 11th, 17th and 22 December, 2018

 

Coping with Cancer North-East

Whole of Borough

12 months from 1st January, 2019

 

National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline

 

Whole of Borough

12 months from 1st August, 2018

 

Child and Teenage Cancer and Leukaemia Foundation

Whole of Borough

12 months period from 1st January, 2019

 

 

 

Yorkshire Children’s Trust

Whole of Borough

12 months period from 1st January, 2019

 

Resolved:- (1) That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the following applications be approved and a promoter’s permit be granted in respect of the organisations/charities shown for the dates listed above:-

 

Rotherham Lions Club

Treating Children with Cancer

Mexborough and District Lions Club

Child and Teenage Cancer and Leukaemia Foundation

 

(2) That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application for the Yorkshire Children’s Trust be approved and a promoter’s permit be granted on condition that the amount given to the charity is as specified on the application form (85%).

 

(3) That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by Cancer Support UK for a promoter’s permit be refused on the grounds:-

 

·             That the total amount likely to be applied for charitable purposes as a result of the collection was inadequate in proportion to the values of the proceeds likely to be received.

 

·             That remuneration in relation to the total amount is likely to be, or has been, retained or received out of the proceeds of the collection.

 

(4) That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the following applications for a promoter’s permit be refused on the grounds that the total amount likely to be applied for charitable purposes as a result of the collection was inadequate in proportion to the values of the proceeds likely to be received:-

 

Coping with Cancer North East

National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline

19.

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, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the Police Act 1997 and Paragraphs 3 and 7 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (business affairs and prevention of crime).

20.

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

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee of the Licensing Board considered a report of the Licensing Manager relating to applications for the renewal, review and grant of hackney carriage/private hire drivers’ licences in respect of Messrs. N.E., K.C. and N.A.

 

Messrs N.E. (with a supporter), K.C. and N.A. attended the meeting and were interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

Resolved:- (1) That the application for the renewal of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. N.E. be approved and he be granted a licence.

 

(2) That the hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. K.C. be revoked.

 

(3)  That the application for the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. N.A. be approved and he be granted a licence.

21.

Renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence (Age Exemption)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a request for an exemption from the Licensed Vehicle Age Policy (Appendix I to the Council’s Taxi Licensing Policy) as the vehicle had first been registered more than five years ago for a private hire vehicle licence in respect of vehicle with registration AH54 AZS 

 

Resolved:- That the request for an exemption from the Licensed Vehicle Age Policy in respect of vehicle with registration AH54 AZS be refused.

22.

Request for Exemption from Licensing Policy Requirements relating to Vehicle Identification

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee of the Licensing Board considered a report, presented by the Licensing Manager, relating to an application from Mr. P.S. for an exemption from the requirements of the Council’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy in respect of the licence plate and door signs being affixed to licensed vehicle PHV0819.  This request was made on the basis that Mr. P.S. would be working in the corporate and executive sector.

 

Resolved:-  (1)  That the request from Mr. P.S. for an exemption from the Council’s Licensing Policy in relation to the requirements to affix a licence plate and door signs to his licensed vehicle PHV0819 be granted in respect of the licensed vehicle described in the report now submitted.

 

(2)  That, further to resolution (1) above, a condition be attached to this permission granted to Mr. P.S. such that this specific exemption from the requirements of the Council’s Licensing Policy shall be subject to both review and reconfirmation prior to each and every renewal of this vehicle licence and the power to determine the matter shall be delegated to the Assistant Director, Community Safety and Street Scene.

23.

Application for the Renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence (Age Exemption)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to an application for the grant of the private hire vehicle licence in respect of vehicle with registration FL63 OJM.  The applicant was requesting an exemption from the Licensed Vehicle Age Policy (Appendix I to the Council’s Taxi Licensing Policy) as the vehicle had first been registered more than five years ago.

 

Reasons for the request were set out in detail as part of the report and further information in relation to this application were provided.

 

Resolved:- That the request for an exemption from the Licensed Vehicle Age Policy in respect of vehicle FL63 OJM be refused.