Agenda and draft minutes

Environment and Licensing Committee - Tuesday 9 February 2021 2.10 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: committees@gedling.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

63.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Smith.

64.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 12 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

 

65.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

66.

Proposed General and Taxi Licensing Fees for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Report of the Corporate Director of Environment, Communities and Leisure

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director for Communities Leisure and Environment, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, seeking approval for proposed fees for Taxi Drivers that would apply for 2021/22.

 

RESOLVED to approve:

 

1)    The fees and charges detailed in Appendix 1 to the report with effect from 1 April 2021; and

 

2)    For advertisement in accordance with the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 the fees for taxi driver, operators and vehicle licences as detailed in Appendix 2 to the report for 2021/22 and that such fees will automatically come into force if no objections are received within the statutory period.  If any objections are received within the statutory period that these be referred back to Committee for consideration in accordance with the legislation.

 

67.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

68.

Exclusion of the Press and Public.

To move that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the ensuing report on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, the Members being satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the ensuing reports on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

69.

Appeal against Director's Decision for Immediate Revocation of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Licence - MK

Report of the Director for Communities and Leisure

Minutes:

Members considered a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, reporting the outcome of a recent appeal.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.