Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Wednesday 19th October, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Wallfields, Hertford. View directions

Contact: Peter Mannings  Tel: (01279) 502174 Email:  peter.mannings@eastherts.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

32.

Appointment of Chairman

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Redfern and seconded by Councillor Reed, that Councillor Bolton be appointed Chairman for the meeting. After being put to the meeting and a vote taken, the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

RESOLVED – that Councillor Bolton be appointed Chairman for the meeting.

 

33.

Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

 

34.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman pointed out the location of the fire exits and the toilet facilities. She also reminded participants to use their microphones when speaking as the hearing was being webcasted.

 

35.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any Members’ Declarations of Interest.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

36.

Minutes - 20 September 2022 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To approve the Minutes of Previous Sub-Committee meetings:

 

20 September 2022

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Bolton and seconded by Councillor Redfern that the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 September 2022 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman. After being put to the meeting, and a vote taken, the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

RESOLVED - that the minutes of the meeting held on 20 September 2022 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

37.

Summary of Procedure pdf icon PDF 131 KB

A summary of the procedure to be followed during consideration of item 7 is attached.

 

Minutes:

The Chairman drew the hearings attention to the Summary of Procedure which was included in the agenda pack at pages 11 – 17.  

 

38.

Application for a new premises licence for Adnams, 10 High Street, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2LT (22/1189/PL) pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report on the application for a New Premises Licence for Adnams PLC at 10 High Street, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2LT.

 

Members of the Sub-Committee considered the report and the evidence presented to the hearing by the applicant, the applicant’s legal representative and the objectors to the application.

 

In line with procedure, Sub-Committee retired to consider the case. They were accompanied by the Democratic Services Officer and the Litigation and Advisory Lawyer.

 

The Sub-Committee reconvened in public session to give its decision.   

 

RESOLVED – that the licence for a New Premises Licence for Adnams PLC, at 10 High Street, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2LT be granted subject to the conditions agreed between the Applicant and Hertfordshire Constabulary and the following new conditions:

 

·        No deliveries may be made to the premises between 18:00 hours and 09:30 hours

 

·        No rubbish, including bottles, shall be disposed of in outside receptacles or outside areas between 18:00 and 09:30 hours

 

·        No staff are to be permitted to smoke on the premises or the courtyard of the premises.

 

The Chairman advised that the decision would be issued in writing, and that there was the right of appeal within 21 days to the magistrate’s court.
 

39.

Urgent Business

To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chairman of the meeting, is of sufficient urgency to warrant consideration and is not likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.