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Agenda and minutes

Venue: To be held at the Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH

Contact: John Turner, Democratic Services  Email: john.turner@sheffield.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

1.1

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Dawn Dale.

 

2.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public

Minutes:

2.1

RESOLVED: That the public and press be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on item 4 on the grounds that, if the public and press were present during the transaction of such business, there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information as described in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting

Minutes:

3.1

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing - Individual Cases

Report of the Chief Licensing Officer.

 

 

*(NOTE: The report at item 5 in the above agenda is not available to the public and press because it contains exempt information described in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended))

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

4.1

The Chief Licensing Officer submitted details in respect of four cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

4.2

The licence holder in Case No. 24/19 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No. 25/19 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.4

The applicant in Case No. 26/19 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

The applicant in Case No. 27/19 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.6

RESOLVED: That, after consideration of the information contained in the case papers, and the information reported, and circulated, at the meeting, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

24/19

Review of a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s Licence

Take no action in this case due to the representation made, but the licence holder be given an informal warning as to his future conduct.

 

 

 

 

 

25/19

Application for an extension of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Refuse to extend the licence on the grounds that the Sub-Committee does not consider there to be any exceptional circumstances in the case to deviate from the current policy relating to the age limit of vehicles.

 

 

 

 

 

26/19

Application for an extension of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Agree to extend the licence for a period of one year on the grounds that the applicant has provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy relating to the age limit of vehicles, but the vehicle be required to undergo two additional emission tests during that period.

 

 

 

 

 

27/19

Application for an extension of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

(a) Refuse to extend the licence on the grounds that the vehicle is fitted with windows that do not meet the criteria for light transmission into the vehicle as required by the Private Hire Vehicle policy and the applicant has not provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the policy and (b)  the Sub-Committee informed the applicant that the two rear door windows and the rear window needed to be changed, but the quarter lights could remain the same.