Scottish Borders Council

Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Rooms 2 and 3, Council HQ

Items
No. Item

1.

Minute pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minute of Meeting held on 22 March 2019 to be approved and signed by the Chairman.  (Copy attached.)

Minutes:

1.0       Minute

The Minute of the Meeting of 22 March 2019 had been circulated.

 

DECISION

APPROVED and signed by the Chairman.

 

2.

Licences issued under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 110 KB

(Copy attached.)

Minutes:

2.0       Licences issued under Delegated Powers

There had been circulated copies of the Civic Government and Miscellaneous Licences issued under delegated powers during April and May 2019.

 

DECISION 

NOTED.

 

3.

Items Likely to be Taken in Private

Before proceeding with the private business, the following motion should be approved:

 

“That under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 the public be exclude from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 14 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A to the aforementioned Act.”

Minutes:

3.0       Private BUSINESS

               DECISION

AGREED under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 to exclude the public from the meeting during consideration of the business detailed in the Appendix to this Minute on the grounds that they involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 12  of part 1 of Schedule 7A to the Act.

 

 

SUMMARY OF PRIVATE BUSINESS

 

4.0       LICENSING OF TAXI, PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES AND DRIVERS

            Hearings to consider grant of Taxi Driver Licences

            There had been circulated copies of an application for the grant of a Taxi Driver Licence together with a letter of representation dated 12 April 2019 from Police Scotland.    The Applicant was present and represented at the meeting by his legal agent.  After hearing from all parties, the Committee agreed that the Taxi Driver Licence be granted with delegated powers subject to outstanding paperwork being received.

 

5.0       There had been circulated copies of an application for the grant of a Taxi Driver Licence together with a letter of representation dated 24 April 2019 from Police Scotland.  The Applicant was present at the meeting.  After hearing both parties, the Committee agreed that the Taxi Driver Licence be granted.

 

6.0       There had been circulated copies of an application for the grant of a Taxi Driver Licence together with a letter of objection dated 25 March 2019 from Police Scotland.  Although cited to attend, the applicant was not present.  The Committee agreed that the application for the grant of a Taxi Driver Licence be continued to the next meeting to allow the Applicant the opportunity to attend.

 

7.0       There had been circulated copies of an application for the grant of a Taxi Driver Licence together with a letter of objection dated 1 May 2019 from Police Scotland.  The Applicant was present at the meeting.  After hearing both parties, the Committee agreed that the Taxi Driver Licence be granted.

 

4.

Hearing to consider application for Grant of Taxi Driver Licence

 (Copy application and Police Scotland representation attached.)

5.

Hearing to consider application for Grant of Taxi Driver Licence

(Copy application and Police Scotland representation attached.)

6.

Hearing to consider application for Grant of Taxi Driver Licence

(Copy application, applicant’s supporting submissions and reference, and Police Scotland objection attached.)

7.

Hearing to consider application for Grant of Taxi Driver Licence.

(Copy application and Police Scotland objection attached.)

 

8.

Minute

Private section of Minute of Meeting held on 22 March 2019 to be approved and signed by the Chairman.  (Copy attached.)

 

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