Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

10.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURE

The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out under Note 5 on the previous page.

Minutes:

The Democratic Services Officer advised the meeting of the procedure.

11.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

Minutes:

There were none.

12.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officeror a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.

Minutes:

There were none.

13.

TO ANNOUNCE ANY URGENT BUSINESS AGREED BY THE CHAIR

Minutes:

There was none.

14.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING: 19th May 2022 pdf icon PDF 249 KB

Minutes:

The Chair, Councillor Steve Hedges agreed the minutes in principle, but asked for another member who was present on the day in question to give their approval when they were next present at a meeting.

15.

LICENSING PROCEDURE pdf icon PDF 166 KB

The Chair will, if required, explain the licensing procedure.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair explained the procedure for the meeting and all parties confirmed that they had received and understood it.

16.

Application for a Tables and Chairs Permit: Sub 13 Wine Bar, 4 Edgar Buildings, Bath pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

The Deputy Team Leader, Legal Services addressed the Sub-Committee. She explained that the complainant, Mr Sagi had brought some additional information to the meeting that he would like the Sub-Committee to view. She said that the applicant had also been made aware of this and had viewed the information prior to the beginning of the meeting.

 

The applicant’s agent, Terrill Wolyn addressed the Sub-Committee. She said that within the bundle of information supplied by Mr Sagi there were things not referred to in the initial representations and that they would object to any new information from other complainants as these had not been raised earlier.

 

She stated that they were happy for some photos to be submitted and that some were already within the agenda pack and had agreed with Mr Sagi what they would allow the Sub-Committee to view.

 

Mr Sagi addressed the Sub-Committee. He stated that he included all documents that he felt were relevant from his point of view. He said that he understood that the process needs to be fair for all parties.

 

The Deputy Team Leader, Legal Services explained that the applicant had also brought some additional photos regarding refuse to show the Sub-Committee.

 

Mr Sagi said that he did not feel that the photos were relevant to the application as they were of rubbish not caused by the applicant.

 

The applicant, Mr Whelehan explained that it is refuse that is cleaned up on a regular basis from other sources by their cleaners.

 

The Chair announced that he would allow Mr Sagi’s additional information to be submitted subject to removal of the documents that the applicant did not agree to and he would allow the applicant’s additional information.

 

The Public Protection Officer (Licensing) presented the report to the Sub-Committee. He explained that an application had been received for a Tables and Chairs permit from Tim Whelehan, Director of Sub 13 Wine Bar.

 

He stated that application is for an outside seating area in front of Sub 13 and in front of the neighbouring premises ‘Mailboxes’ and The Citizens Advice Bureau.

 

He added that the times applied for are 11:00 to midnight every day with no changes to the times and overall area dimensions and location authorised by the previous Tables and Chairs Permit which expired on 30 April 2022.

 

He informed the Sub-Committee that an objection was received from a neighbouring business premises and that the grounds for the objection were:

 

Concern over litter left in the proposed Tables and Chairs Permit area in front of ‘Mailboxes’ premises and the disruption caused to customers using ‘Mailboxes’ premises after normal opening hours.

 

Decision and Reasons

 

Members have had to determine an application to place tables and chairs on the highway outside of the premises at Sub 13, 4 Edgar Buildings, Bath, as well as neighbouring premises Mailboxes and the Citizens Advice Bureau.  In doing so they took account of the Highways Act 1980 and the Human Rights Act 1998 and balanced the representations from Mailboxes  ...  view the full minutes text for item 16.