Committees

A meeting of the Highland Licensing Committee will take place in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness on Tuesday, 3 April 2012 at 10.30 am.

 

You are invited to attend and a note of the business to be considered is attached.

 

Webcast Notice:  This meeting will be filmed and broadcast over the internet on the Highland Council website and will be archived and available for viewing for 12 months thereafter.

 

Members are reminded that during determination of Licensing Items, in order to be entitled to participate in any vote, Members must be present throughout all of the proceedings.

 

Yours faithfully

 

 

Alaisdair Mackenzie
Legal Manager
(for Assistant Chief Executive)

 

Business

 

(Chair – Mr Peter Corbett)

 

1. Apologies for Absence

 

2. Declarations of Interest

 

Members are asked to consider whether they have an interest to declare in relation to any item on the agenda for this meeting.  Any Member making a declaration of interest should indicate whether it is a financial or non-financial interest and include some information on the nature of the interest. Advice may be sought from Officers prior to the meeting taking place.

 

3. Confirmation of Minutes   

 

There is submitted for confirmation as a correct record the minute of the meeting of the Highland Licensing Committee held on 6 March 2012.

 

4.  Licences Granted under Delegated Powers 

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-028-12 (22kb pdf) by the Legal Manager which details all Licences which have been granted under delegated powers under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, and Marriage (Approval of Places) (Scotland) Regulations 2002 granted in the period from 25 January 2012 to 20 March 2012.

 

The Committee is invited to note the report.

 

5. Pending Applications – 3 Monthly Consideration 

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-029-12 (27kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to applications which are currently pending for the grant or renewal of licences under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982.

 

The Committee is invited to approve the recommendation.

 

6.  Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982
Applications for a Late Hours Catering Licence                          

 

6.1 Premises – 4 Drummond Street, Inverness              

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-030-12 (221kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to a Late Hours Catering Licence in respect of the premises at 4 Drummond Street, Inverness (Inverness central Ward). 

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

7.  Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982
Application for a Variation of a Street Trader’s Licence    

 


7.1 Rosalyn Hunter

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-031-12 (21kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to an application from Rosalyn Hunter for the variation of Condition 9 of her Street Trader’s Licence Conditions (Badenoch and Strathspey Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine the application.

 

8. Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982
Application for a Public Entertainment Licence

 

8.1 Premises: Assembly Rooms, Sinclair Terrace, Wick

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-032-12 (24kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Public Entertainment Licence for Assembly Rooms, Wick (Wick Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

8.2 Premises: Thurso Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite, Millbank Road, Thurso

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-033-12 (24kb pdf)  by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Public Entertainment Licence for Thurso Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite (Thurso Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

8.3 Premises: Wick Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite, Burn Street, Wick

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-034-12 (24kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Public Entertainment Licence for Wick Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite (Wick Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

8.4 Premises: Evanton Sports Centre, Evanton

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-035-12 (24kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Public Entertainment Licence for Evanton Sports Centre (Cromarty Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

8.5 Premises: Duthac Centre, Shandwick Street, Tain

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-036-12 (1849kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Public Entertainment Licence for Duthac Centre, Tain (Tain and Easter Ross Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

9.  Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982
Application for Skin Piercing or Tattooing Licence     

 

9.1 Premises: Braes Cottage, Gower Street, Brora

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-037-12 (24kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a skin piercing or tattooing licence for Braes Cottage, Brora from Carl Egan.

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

10. Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982
Applications for Taxi Driver’s Licences

 

10.1 Application for Taxi Driver’s Licence – Ian Mackay

 

There is circulated Report No HLC-038-12 (23kb pdf) by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Taxi Driver’s Licence for Ian Mackay (Thurso Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

The Committee is asked to resolve that, under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, the public be excluded from the meeting during discussion of the following Items 11.1 – 11.5 on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Act.

 

11. Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982
Applications for Taxi Driver’s / Operator’s Licences

 

11.1 Application for Private Hire Car Driver's Licence - [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998]

There is circulated to members only Report No HLC/039/12 by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Private Hire Car Driver's Licence for [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998] (Cromarty Firth Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine this matter in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).

 

11.2 Application for Taxi Driver’s Licence – [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998]

 

There is circulated to members only Report No HLC/040/12 by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Taxi Driver’s Licence received from [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998] (Inverness Millburn Ward).

The Committee is invited to determine the report. 


11.3 Application for Taxi Driver’s Licence – [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998]

 

There is circulated to members only Report No HLC/041/12 by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a Taxi Driver’s Licence received from [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998] (Inverness Central Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine the report. 

 

11.4 Application for a Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence – [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998]

 

There is circulated to members only Report No HLC/043/12 by the Legal Manager relating to an application for a private hire car driver’s licence which has been received from [text removed from web version in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998] (Inverness – Ness-Side Ward).

 

The Committee is invited to determine the application in accordance with the Council’s Hearings Procedure (40kb pdf).