Venue: Online Meeting
Contact: Donna Cope, Democratic Services Officer Tel: 01902 554452 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were received from Tracey Homfray, Planning.
Declarations of interest
There were no declarations of interest.
An application for a Premises Licence in respect of Myla’s Cocktail Bar, Unit 14 Waterside Industrial Estate, Ettingshall Road, Wolverhampton, WV2 2RQ was considered following representations received from the Licensing Authority, West Midlands Police, Planning and Other Persons.
The Chair welcomed all parties to the hearing and invited all those present to introduce themselves. All parties did so. He outlined the procedure to be followed and all parties confirmed that they understood the procedure.
Anita Chonk, Senior Licensing and Compliance Officer provided an outline of the application. She reported that since the agenda had been published, the Licensing Authority mediation document at Appendix 3 of the Agenda Pack had now been agreed and signed.
Mr Patrick Burke, Agent representing the Applicant, Mr Allan Roper, confirmed that the summary was accurate.
The Chair invited the Applicant to present the application. Mr Patrick Burke did so as per Appendix 1 of the report. He stated the following:
The Chair afforded all parties present the opportunity to question Mr Burke and his client in relation to his submission.Mr Burke responded to questions asked.
The Chair sought legal clarification on the objections submitted by the Planning Authority.
Sarah Hardwick, Senior Solicitor, stated that the representations from the Planning Authority were not relevant for licensing purposes and that it was the function of the Planning Authority, not the Licensing Authority, to deal with change of use considerations.
The Chair invited the Licensing Authority to make representations. Greg Bickerdike, Licensing Manager, did so as per Appendix 3 of the report. He stated that although some of his concerns had been alleviated through mediation, he still had concerns regarding the premises and suggested that, if granted, off sales should be excluded from the licence and additional conditions should be added.
The Chair afforded all parties present the opportunity to question the Licensing Authority in relation to its submission. Greg Bickerdike responded to questions asked and agreed to produce a list of proposed conditions for all parties to consider.
The Chair invited West Midlands Police (WMP) to make representations. Aimee Taylor did so as per Appendix 4 of the report. She stated that the mediation between the ... view the full minutes text for item 3.