Agenda and draft minutes

Statutory Licensing Committee
Wednesday, 27th May, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Online Meeting

Contact: Donna Cope, Democratic Services Officer  Tel: 01902 554452 Email:  donna.cope@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Note: Please note this meeting will be conducted in line with the The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020. 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Mattu, Councillor Ahmed, Councillor Potter and Dean Ball, Senior Compliance Officer.

 

2.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 309 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Committee held on 22 January 2020 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

4.

Matters arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

 

5.

Minutes - 17 January 2020 - Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 17 January 2020 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

6.

Minutes - 10 February 2020 - Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 344 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 10 February 2020 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

7.

Minutes - 26 February 2020 - Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 26 February 2020 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

8.

Minutes - 22 April 2020 - Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 22 April 2020 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

9.

Minutes - 29 April 2020 - Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 229 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 29 April 2020 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

10.

Review of Decision Making 2019 - 2020 pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Chris Howell, Commercial Regulation Manager, presented the Review of Decision Making 2019-2020 report for approval. He outlined the annual report of the decisions made over the last municipal year and set out the delegations for the forthcoming year. The amendments to delegations were necessary due to restructuring within the Council and the resultant changes in Job titles.

 

Councillor Bolshaw, Chair of the Statutory Licensing Committee, proposed the recommendations and Councillor Brackenridge seconded the recommendations.  

 

Resolved:

That Members of the Statutory Licensing Committee:

 

  1. Endorsed and approved the proposals in section 2 of this report relating to category 2 decisions.
  2. Endorsed and approved the proposals in section 2 of this report relating to category 3 decisions.
  3. Delegated category 3 decision making powers to the Director of City Environment.
  4. Agreed to receive further annual delegation update reports at the beginning of each municipal year.
  5. Noted the schedule attached at Appendix 1 to this report which includes further proposed delegations from the Director for City Environment.
  6. Noted the schedule of employee decisions for 2019 - 2020 attached at Appendix 2 to this report in relation to the Licensing Authority as a Responsible Authority.
  7. Noted the schedule of decisions for 2019 - 2020 attached at Appendix 3 to this report in relation Magistrates and Crown Court appeals.