Agenda and minutes

Sub B, Public Safety and Protection Committee - Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 11.30 am

Venue: City Hall

Contact: Norman Cornthwaite 

Items
No. Item

18.

Apologies pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Ruth Pickersgill (substitute Councillor Mike Langley) and Councillor Lucy Whittle.

 

19.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None were received.

20.

Public Forum

Any member of the public or councillor may participate in Public Forum. The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda. Please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:

 

Statements and petitions

 

Petitions and statements must be received by noon on the working day prior to the meeting.  For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received at the latest by 12.00 noon on Monday 21st August 2017.

 

The notice should be addressed to the Service Director, Legal and Democratic Services, c/o The Democratic Services Team, City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS3 9FS, email democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk

 

            The total time allowed for public forum business is 30 minutes.

Minutes:

Nothing was received.

21.

Suspension of Committee Procedure Rules CMR10 and CMR11 Relating to the Moving of Motions and Rules of Debate

Recommended – that having regard to the quasi-judicial nature of the business on the Agenda, those Committee Procedure Rules relating to the moving of motions and the rules of debate (CMR10 and 11) be suspended for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

Resolved – that having regard to the quasi-judicial nature of the business on the Agenda, those Committee Procedure Rules relating to the moving of motions and the rules of debate (CMR10 and 11) be suspended for the duration of the meeting).

22.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

Recommended – that under Section 11A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the ground that involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, as amended.

Minutes:

There was no need for this as the next item was withdrawn from the Agenda.

23.

Application for the Grant of a Hackney Carriage Driver Licence - TH

To consider an application for the grant of a Hackney Carriage Driver (HCD) licence.

 

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the Agenda.

24.

Application for the Grant of Street Trading Consent(s) at Billboard, Corner Of Junction With The Nursery, North Street, Bedminster - RR pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To determine an application for the grant of a Street Trading Consent at the following location: Billboard, Corner Of Junction With The Nursery, North Street, Bedminster.

Minutes:

RR was not in attendance.

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the report and summarised it for everyone. She also clarified a few issues raised by Members.

 

The Licensing Officer left the room whilst the Committee made its decision.

 

Decision

 

The Members considered very carefully all of the written and verbal evidence presented to them.

 

They noted that they have a wide discretion in relation to deciding on street trading Consents and that their Policy provides them with guidance.

 

They considered that the location is not suitable, they noted the Highways Objection and the issues of obstruction, they considered amenity and nuisance issues given the nearby residential properties and considered that there was not a need for this type of business in the area.

 

They therefore refused the application.

 

Resolved – that the Application for a Street Trading Consent made by RR be refused.

 

25.

Application for the Grant of Street Trading Consent(s) at North Street At Junction With Cherry Lane, City Centre - HS pdf icon PDF 8 MB

To determine an application for the grant of a Street Trading Consent at the following location: North Street At Junction With Cherry Lane, City Centre.

Minutes:

HS was not in attendance.

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the report and summarised it for everyone. She also clarified a few issues raised by Members.

 

The Licensing Officer left the room whilst the Committee made its decision.

 

Decision

 

The Members considered very carefully all of the written and verbal evidence presented to them.

 

The Members noted the Highways comments and the suggestion that should the consent be granted a Condition be added concerning restricting blocking of the utility covers, and the tactile paving.

 

Members decided that with the addition of this Condition the Application should be granted. They consider this to be a suitable location and that there is a need for this type of outlet in the area.

 

Resolved – that the Application by HS for a Street Trading Consent be granted subject to the General Conditions and an additional Condition concerning restricting the blocking of the utility covers, and the tactile paving.

26.

Application for the Grant of Street Trading Consent(s) at Counterslip Junction with Temple Street - PK

Minutes:

PK was in attendance.

 

The Chair explained the procedure that would be followed and everyone introduced themselves.

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the report and summarised it for everyone.

 

PK put his case highlighting the following:

 

·         He has worked in the restaurant trade for 9 years and now wants to work for himself

·         He already has a nearby unit that is due to start trading on 28th august 2017

·         This would be a second unit

·         There are lots of offices near this location

·         He acknowledges that there are other outlets in the vicinity would he would offer something different

·         He was not aware of an adjacent market operating on Fridays – he would be willing to not trade on Fridays

·         He would be willing to not start trading until the nearby developments have  been completed

 

The Licensing Officer and the Applicant left the room whilst the Committee made its decision.

 

Decision

 

The Members considered very carefully all of the written and verbal evidence presented to them.

 

They did not consider the location to be suitable. They gave considerable weight to the Highways objection. They also noted Councillor Windows local knowledge of the area.

 

They therefore decided to refuse the application.

 

Resolved - that the Application for a Street Trading Consent made by PK be refused.