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Please note that if any changes are made to this minute at the point of approval, these will be outlined in the subsequent minute and this document will not be retrospectively altered.

1.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Minutes:

Members were requested to intimate any declarations of interest in respect of the items on today’s agenda, thereafter the following was intimated:-

(1)      Councillor Radley declared an interest in item 7.12 (Review of a Street Trader Licence – Gaynor Barrie – Café on the Kerb) by virtue of her attending a Community Council meeting, at which, the item was discussed. She considered that the nature of her interest required her to leave the meeting and she therefore took no part in the consideration of this item.

2.

Minute of Previous Meeting of 18 May 2021 pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it the minute of its meeting of 18 May 2021 for approval.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the minute as a correct record.

3.

Committee Business Planner pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it the Committee Business Planner as prepared by the Chief Officer – Governance.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to note the committee business planner.

4.

Referral from the Taxi and Private Hire Car Consultation Group pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it by way of referral, a minute extract from the Taxi and Private Hire Car Consultation Group meeting of 22 June 2021, which recommended to the Licensing Committee, at their next meeting to commence the process of installing a taxi rank on Queen Street.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to instruct the Chief Officer – Governance to commence the process of installing a taxi rank on Queen Street.

5.

Renewal of a Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - 55 Spital pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Minutes:

The Committee were advised that the licence holder had withdrawn their application.

6.

Renewal of a Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - 8 Cheyne Road pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Private Sector Housing Manager, which (1) advised that the application was before the Committee for the reason that the HMO Officer had yet to carry out an initial inspection of the premises to determine whether any upgrading work and certification was required; and (2) that extensive attempts had been made to contact the applicant to arrange the initial inspection, all without success.

 

Mr Thain, Private Sector Housing Manager advised that the one-year statutory deadline for determining this licence application was 23 August 2021.

 

The applicant, Ms Marjorie Hewitt, was in attendance and spoke in support of the application and responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to defer consideration of the application until the works were completed, after which time the Private Sector Housing Manager could grant the licence under delegated powers if appropriate.

7.

Renewal of a Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - Flat D, 47 Bedford Avenue pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Minutes:

the Committee were advised that the licence had been granted under delegated powers.

8.

New Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - Flat A, 1 Castle Terrace pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Minutes:

the Committee were advised that the applicant had withdrawn the application.

9.

New Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - Flat B, 1 Castle Terrace pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Minutes:

the Committee were advised that the applicant had withdrawn the application.

10.

New Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - Flat C, 1 Castle Terrace pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Minutes:

the Committee were advised that the applicant had withdrawn the application.

11.

New Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - Flat D, 1 Castle Terrace pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Minutes:

the Committee were advised that the applicant had withdrawn the application.

12.

New Licence for a House in Multiple Occupation - Flat E, 1 Castle Terrace pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Minutes:

the Committee were advised that the applicant had withdrawn the application.

13.

Renewal of a Street Trader (Employer) Licence - Lisan Eryigit - Craigshaw Crescent, Aberdeen, 50m North of Craigshaw Drive pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee had before it an information sheet prepared by the Chief Officer – Governance, which advised that the application required to be determined by 30 October 2021 and that two letters of representation had been received from members of the public.

 

The applicant, Mr Lisan Erygit was in attendance and spoke in support of his application and responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

None of the respondents were in attendance.

 

Mr Andrew Gilchrist, Principal Environmental Health Officer indicated that an inspection had been undertaken on 28 June 2021 and the Certificate of Compliance in relation to food hygiene would be issued today.

 

The Committee resolved:-

(i)       to grant the renewal of the licence; and

(ii)       to note that officers would contact the respondents in terms of the decision.

14.

Grant of a Street Trader (Employer) Licence - Maciej Jaworski - Various Sites pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee had before it an information sheet prepared by the Chief Officer – Governance, which advised that the application required to be determined by 2 February 2022 and that two letters of representation had been received from the Roads Team, Aberdeen City Council and an elected member.

 

The applicant, Mr Maciej Jaworski was in attendance and spoke in support of his application and responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

Ms Vycki Ritson, Engineer, Roads Team Leader indicated that officers had suggested alternative trailer site locations in relation to Riverside Drive and Seaton Crescent.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to grant the licence for the following locations, including the trailer site changes suggested by the Roads Team, above:-

·       Regent Walk, North side 40m West of Golf Road;

·       Riverside Drive, East side 266m North of Stonehaven Road;

·       Seaton Crescent, East side 105m North of School Road; and

·       Westburn Park, Access Road East side 140m North of Westburn Road.

15.

Renewal of a Tattoo Licence - Alsion Sella - Shazink Tattoo Studio pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee had before it an information sheet prepared by the Chief Officer – Governance, which advised that the application required to be determined by 16 July 2021.

 

Ms Karen Gatherum, Legal Adviser indicated that Environmental Health had been unable to inspect the applicant’s premises, however the inspection was due to be undertaken on 30 June 2021.

 

The applicant was not in attendance.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to defer consideration of the application until Environmental Health have undertaken an inspection for the Certificate of Compliance, after which time the Chief Officer - Governance could grant the licence under delegated powers if appropriate.

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

 

In accordance with article 1 of this minute, Councillor Radley withdrew from the meeting prior to consideration of the following item of business. She was substituted by Councillor Al-Samarai for this item of business only.

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

 

The press and public were excluded from the meeting for consideration of the following items which contained confidential information in terms of Section 50A 3(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

17.

Renewal of a Taxi Driver Licence

Minutes:

The Committee were advised that the licence holder had withdrawn their application.

-         COUNCILLOR JOHN REYNOLDS, Convener.