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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 Adam Hurst.  Councillor Vickie Priestley attended the meeting, but was not required to stay.

 

2.

Exclusion of Public and Press

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

Minutes:

2.1

No items were identified where resolutions may be moved to exclude the public and press.

 

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.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1972 - Street Trading - Static Street Trading Consents - Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Reports of the Chief Licensing Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1

The Chief Licensing Officer submitted reports to consider the revocation of two Static Street Trading Consents outside Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, following the implementation of a new Traffic Regulation Order at the current consent site.

 

 

4.2

Present at the meeting were Andrew Cuneo, Inglana Saqlani (Consent Holders), Peter Devoti and Zoe Devoti (on behalf of Mrs Heath and Mrs Vilela (Consent Holders), Jayne Gough (Licensing Strategy and Policy Officer), Marie-Claire Frankie (Solicitor to the Sub-Committee) and Jennie Skiba (Democratic Services).

 

 

4.3

Marie-Claire Frankie outlined the procedure which would be followed during the hearing.

 

 

4.4

Jayne Gough informed the Sub-Committee that the site was shared, on different days, by Mr. and Mrs. Cuneo and Mrs Heath and Mrs Vilela and asked whether they were happy for both cases to be heard at the same time, to which they confirmed they were.  Ms. Gough presented the reports to the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

Andrew Cuneo stated that his family had sold ice cream in the city for 150 years and have been on this site for 50 years, 18 of those with a consent, and was well known in the area. He said that he had regular customers who visited the Botanical Gardens and bought ice cream from him.  Mr. Cuneo said that one day in May 2019 he had parked as normal at the site and had received a parking ticket.  He asked the Parking Services Operator why he had been given a ticket and was told by the Officer that he had been instructed to issue a ticket to him. He then contacted the Licensing Service to enquire about this, to be told that they would deal with it and contact him.  Since that time, he has been in regular contact with the Licensing and Highways Departments, and has received conflicting information regarding the situation he now faces.  Mr. Cuneo said that six years ago, he had been parked in the bay and double yellow lines had been painted on the road to the front and rear of his van.  When he returned the following day, the lines had been connected up in his absence, but he had always been allowed to park there.  Mr Cuneo further stated that he was aggrieved because there had been a lack of consultation regarding the enforcement of the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO).  Mr. Cuneo added that there was already a bus stand in the area with enough room for the ice cream van to be parked at the front of the bay and a coach to pull in behind and he didn’t see the need for another stand to be created.  He said that his partner rang the Highways Department to ask why the TRO had been made and was told that a pro-cyclists group within the city had said that Clarkehouse Road was an accident blackspot for cyclists.  Mr. Cuneo also felt that the nearby school had complained about the van being parked up. He added that the TRO meant that  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.