Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds
Contact: Governance Services Copies of the full report with appendices are available on request from the clerk. For details of the new premises licence please contact Entertainment Licensing on 0113 378 5029 after the hearing.
Election of the Chair
RESOLVED – Councillor J Dunn was elected as Chair of the meeting.
Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents
To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)
(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)
There were no appeals against the refusal of inspection of documents.
Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public
1) To highlight reports or appendices which:
a) officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.
b) To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.
c) If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-
RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information
2) To note that under the Licensing Procedure rules, the press and the public will be excluded from that part of the hearing where Members will deliberate on each application as it is in the public interest to allow the Members to have a full and frank debate on the matter before them.
The agenda contained no exempt information.
To identify any applications as late items of business which have been admitted to the agenda for consideration
(the special circumstances shall be identified in the minutes)
No formal late items of business were added to the agenda, however supplementary information supplied by West Yorkshire Police in respect of Krol Mini Market had been despatched alongside the agenda. (Minute 6 refers)
Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.
There were no declaration of disclosable pecuniary interests.
Application for the grant of a premises licence for Krol Mini Market 2 - 4 Town Street, Armley, Leeds, LS12 3AB PDF 45 KB
To consider the report of the Head of Elections, Licensing and Registration on an application received for the grant of a Premises Licences made by Mr Rezan Osman, for Krol Mini Market 2 - 4 Town Street, Armley, Leeds, LS12 3AB. The premises are located within an area covered by a cumulative impact policy.
The report of the Head of Elections, Licensing and Registration presented an application made by Mr Rezan Osman for the grant of a premises licence for Krol Mini-Market, 2-4 Town Street, Armley Leeds LS12 3AB. In brief, the applicant sought the sale by retail of alcohol for consumption off the premises everyday 09:00 until 22:00 hours. The report identified that the premises lay within an area covered by Cumulative Impact Policy Area 6 – Armley.
The application had attracted representations from local ward councillors, local residents, the Licensing Authority and West Yorkshire Police (WYP). Supplementary information supplied by WYP had been despatched alongside the agenda
In attendance at the hearing were:-
Councillor Alison Lowe – ward member for Armley
Bob Patterson - WYP
Natasha Forrest – WYP – Observing
Susan Holden – Licensing Authority
Neither Mr Osman - the applicant - nor his legal representative attended the hearing. Members were advised that Mr Osman had received the paperwork for the hearing prior to the meeting. Mr Osman had also telephoned the Entertainment Licensing Section on the morning of the hearing to confirm the start time and location of the hearing. Members agreed to delay the start of the hearing to allow Mr Osman time to attend, during which time the clerk telephoned Mr Osman but could not get a response.
The hearing commenced at 10.15 am. All present were advised that, given that the premises lie within an area covered by a cumulative impact policy, the Members had discussed the possibility of adjourning the matter to 29th May 2018. Proceeding with the hearing without the applicant being able to present information and respond to the representations could be detrimental. All parties were given the opportunity to respond to that proposal. Members noted the request that should the hearing be adjourned, any future report to the Sub Committee and communication to the applicant about the adjournment should emphasise that the reconvened hearing would consider the application – there would be no further adjournment.
Having considered the responses and noted the comments made, the Sub Committee
RESOLVED – To adjourn consideration of the application to a hearing scheduled for 29th May 2018