Agenda and minutes
Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone
Contact: Caroline Matthews 01622 602743
Disclosures by Members and Officers
There were no disclosures by Members and Officers.
Disclosures of Lobbying
There were no disclosures of lobbying.
RESOLVED: That the items on the agenda be taken in public as proposed.
The Chairman requested that all those participating in the hearing identified themselves as follows:-
Councillor Mrs Wendy Hinder – Chairman
Councillor Mrs Denise Joy – Committee Member
Councillor Mrs Val Springett – Committee Member
Mrs Jayne Bolas – Legal Advisor
Mrs Caroline Matthews – Democratic Services Officer
Mrs Charlotte Hope – Chairman of Marden and Hockey Club
Mr Ian Farlane – General Manager, Marden and Hockey Club
The Chairman asked for all parties to confirm that they were aware of the hearing procedure and that each had a copy of the procedure document.
Committee Members confirmed that they had pre-read all the papers
and any other documents contained in the report regarding the
Members were advised by the Legal Advisor that in the absence of the objectors they could decide to proceed with the Sub-Committee meeting, taking into account the objectors’ reasons for objection on the papers or if they felt it necessary in the public interest, adjourn it until a new date at which the objectors could be invited to attend again.
Members were satisfied that they had enough information to proceed and it was not necessary in the public interest to adjourn.
Mrs Bolas gave the Sub-Committee a brief outline of the application for a new premises certificate in Maidstone Road, Marden.
highlighted the activities applied for, which were on Pages 6 and 7
of the papers, which stated that the supply of alcohol on a Friday
night would be until 1 a.m. and on a Saturday night would be until
The Sub-Committee noted that no representations had been received from responsible authorities.
It was also noted that 3 out of the 5 objectors had withdrawn their representations. However, Members were required to consider the representations from the other objectors.
Mrs Charlotte Hope, the Chairman of Marden and Hockey Club presented her opening remarks.
advised that the Clubhouse had been situated on the Marden Road since 1963, following the merge of the
Cricket and Hockey Clubs. In 2017 the
Marden Tennis Club joined the Cricket
and Hockey Club in preparation for the move to new facilities in
Maidstone Road, Marden.
It was noted that the Clubhouse had CCTV and alarms and all ... view the full minutes text for item 60.
Duration of Meeting
10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.