Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

7.

Chairman for the Meeting

The Sub-Committee will elect its Chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED that Councillor V Guglielmi be elected Chairman for the meeting.

 

8.

Apologies for Absences and Substitutions

The Sub-Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence or substitutions.

 

9.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Personal/Premises Licenses Sub-Committee held on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 be agreed as a correct record.

 

10.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

Minutes:

There were none.

11.

Report of Corporate Director (Operations & Delivery) - A.1 - Application for the Review of a Premises Licence - Kassaba, 7-9 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1PS pdf icon PDF 260 KB

The Sub-Committee will consider an application for the review of the Premises Licence held in respect of the above premises which has been submitted by Essex Police, being a Responsible Authority, under Section 51 of the Licensing Act 2003.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman (Councillor Guglielmi) welcomed everyone to the meeting and made introductory remarks.

 

The Council’s Licensing Officer (Emma King) then gave a verbal summary of the written report and advised that the Sub-Committee had before it, for its consideration, as set out in item A.1 of the Report of the Corporate Director (Operations and Delivery) an application for the review of the Premises Licence currently held by Geisha Ltd which had beensubmitted by Essex Police, being a Responsible Authority.

 

Section 2.5 of the written report set out the current opening hours for the premises which were:-

 

Sale of Alcohol only on the premises

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Performance of Dance

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Provision of facilities for dancing

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Performance of Live Music

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Provision of facilities for making music

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Performance of Recorded Music

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Provision of facilities Similar Entertainment

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Other Entertainment falling within Act

Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 11:00 - 02:00

Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

 

Late Night Refreshment

Monday to Wednesday 23:00 - 01:00

Thursday to Saturday 23:00 - 02:00

Sunday 23:00 - 01:00

 

Non Standard Timings

 

Sale of Alcohol only on the premises, Performance of Dance, Provision of facilities for dancing, Performance of Live Music, Provision of facilities for making music, Performance of Recorded Music, Provision of facilities Similar Entertainment, Other Entertainment falling within Act, Late Night Refreshment

Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Bank Holidays until 3 a.m

 

The opening hours of the premises

Monday to Sunday 00:01 - 00:00

Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Bank Holidays until 3 a.m.

 

It was reported that Geisha Ltd had been the Premises Licence holder since a transfer of the licence on 21 January 2019. The licence had subsequently beenvaried on 20 July 2020 to remove the Caribbean Restaurant off the licence. Mr Neeraj Kumar Arora had been the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) of the premises since 21 January 2019.

 

The Sub-Committee was aware that an application for the Review of the Premises Licence for Kassaba Turkish Grill and Meze had been submitted by Essex Police. This had beenreceived by the Licensing Authority on 3 September 2020 on the grounds that the Licensing Objectives in respect of the Prevention of Crime and Disorder and Prevention of Public Nuisance had been breached.

 

It was the view of Essex Police that since the relaxation of lockdown rules for licensed premises, the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.

12.

Adjournment of Meeting

Following the conclusion of the consideration of item A.1 the Sub-Committee will then adjourn until such time as the Chairman deems appropriate.

Minutes:

The meeting was adjourned whilst the Sub-Committee made its deliberations.

 

13.

Report of Corporate Director (Operations & Delivery) - A.1 - Application for the Review of a Premises Licence - Kassaba, 7-9 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PS

After its deliberations the Sub-Committee and the Council’s Solicitor will return to the meeting (and the interested parties and public will be re-admitted) in order for the Chairman to formally announce the Sub-Committee’s decision following its review of the Premises Licence held in respect of Kassaba, 7-9 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PS.

Minutes:

After a period of time the Sub-Committee, the Council’s Solicitor and the Legal and

Governance Administration Officer returned to the meeting.

 

The Chairman of the Sub-Committee informed all parties present that, due to the amount of evidence that they needed to consider and the various considerations that needed to be taken into account, especially in view of the various and new restrictions due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic the Sub-Committee was not able to reach a decision at this time.

 

The Chairman stated that therefore the Sub-Committee would make its determination by Wednesday 11 November 2020 in accordance with Regulation 26(2) of The Licensing Act 2003 (Hearings) Regulations 2005. All interested parties would then be informed of the decision in writing.

 

The Chairman then formally closed the meeting.