Venue: Phoenix Chambers, Phoenix House, Tiverton
Contact: Carole Oliphant Member Services Officer
ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN (VICE CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL IN THE CHAIR)
To elect a Chairman for the municipal year
Cllr J Cairney was duly elected Chairman of the Licensing Committee for the municipal year 2022-2023
ELECTION OF VICE CHAIRMAN (0.04.00)
To elect a Vice Chairman for the municipal year
Cllr Mrs E J Slade was duly elected Vice Chairman of the Licensing Committee for the municipal year 2022-2023
APOLOGIES AND SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS (0.04.57)
To receive any apologies for absence and notices of appointment of Substitute Members (if any).
Apologies were received from Cllrs Mrs F J Colthorpe, R J Chesterton, D J Knowles and L D Taylor.
Cllr A Wilce attended via ZOOM.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST UNDER THE CODE OF CONDUCT (0.05.22)
To record any interests on agenda matters.
Members were reminded of the need to make declarations where appropriate
PUBLIC QUESTION TIME (0.05.31)
To receive any questions relating to items on the Agenda from members of the public and replies thereto.
There were no members of the public present
To consider whether to approve the minutes as a correct record of the meeting held on 3rd December 2021
The minutes of the meeting held on 3rd December 2021 were agreed as a true record and duly SIGNED by the Chairman.
ENFORCEMENT UPDATE (0.06.28)
The Operations Manager for Public Health & Housing Options gave an overview of the service and noted that:
· There were 2 enforcement issues with both having driver licences suspended. There were Police investigations on both. The first driver had chosen to retire and the second had subsequently proved to be innocent and was reapplying for his licence
· New driver applications appeared to be on the increase in Mid Devon District Council
· The Taxi Licensing Policy was under review and was due to be updated