Agenda and minutes

Licensing and Regulatory (Urgent Referrals) Committee
Friday 29th April, 2016 10.00 am

Venue: Town Hall, Bootle

Contact: Olaf Hansen 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Preece.

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, which is not already included in their Register of Members' Interests and the nature of that interest, relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the Members Code of Conduct, before leaving the meeting room during the discussion on that particular item.

 

Minutes:

No declarations of any disclosable pecuniary interest were received.

 

 

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 27 November, 2013

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 November, 2013 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

4.

Consideration of Objections to Proposed Taxi Licensing Fee Variations pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Report of the Head of Regulation and Compliance

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Further to Minute No.36 of the meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee held on 25 January 2016, the Committee considered the report of the Head of Regulation and Compliance that requested the consideration of two objections received to the proposed Taxi Licensing related fee increases.

 

The Chair requested that the meeting briefly adjourn to clarify a technical point with the Chief Finance Officer, Margaret Rawding and the Principal Trading Standards Officer, Mark Toohey.

 

Prior to the Committee’s consideration of the item, one of the objectors Trevor Jones, North West Taxi Association, informed the Committee that he wished to formally withdraw his organisation’s objection to the proposed fee increases.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

(1)          the report be noted;

(2)          the objection received from taxi licensing trade be noted; and

(3)          the new taxi licensing fees be introduced from 3 May 2016, as detailed within the report.