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Appointment of Chair
To appoint a Chair for the duration of the meeting.
Councillor Robert Canning nominated Councillor Pat Clouder.
Councillor Robert Ward seconded the motion.
The Sub-Committee RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Clouder as Chair of
Disclosure of Interests
In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.
There were none.
Urgent Business (if any)
To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.
There were no items of urgent business.
The Licensing Sub-Committee considered the Application for a Premises Licence at 243-245 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 6RD and the representations received as contained in the report of the Executive Director ‘Place’. The Sub-Committee also considered the oral representations of; Mr. Kus, the Applicant, Mr Gibson, (representing the Applicant) and Mr Ross and Mr Johnson, local residents objecting to the Applicant.
The Sub-Committee note that:
1) No representations were received from the Police or Environmental Health.
2) The premises is in a Special Stress Zone as identified in the Council’s Licensing Policy (paragraph 4.34).
3) The Applicant confirmed that there would be no extra deliveries as a result of granting this Licence as the alcohol would come with other groceries delivered during normal working hours.
4) The Applicant confirmed that the application was “off sale” and no-one would be allowed to consume alcohol on site.
Taking into account the above, The Sub-Committee, having reference to the licensing objectives under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Council Licensing Policy RESOLVED to GRANT the application with the Conditions at Annex 2 which were agreed with the Police and the appropriate Operating Schedule Conditions.
The Applicant was reminded that it is his responsibility to ensure that the Licensing Objectives are promoted and that the conditions of his licence adhered to. In particular, this is an Off-Site Licence and customers should not consume alcohol on site.
Application for a Premises Licence – 296 High Street, Croydon, CR0 1NG
The Licensing Sub-Committee considered the Application for a New Premises Licence at 296 High Street, Croydon, CR0 1NG and the representations received as contained in the report of the Executive Director ‘Place’.
The Sub-Committee, having reference to the licensing objectives under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Council Licensing Policy the Sub-Committee have RESOLVED to GRANT the application with the Conditions at Annex 2 which were agreed with the Police and the appropriate Operating Schedule Conditions.
Exclusion of the Press and Public
The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:
“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 it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”
This was not required.