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Agenda Frontsheet 21/09/2016, 18.30

 

 

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the

 

MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

 

Date:   Wednesday 21 September 2016

Time:   6.30 p.m.

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone

 

Membership:

 

Councillors  Adkinson, Barned, Mrs Blackmore, Boughton, Brice, D Burton, M Burton, Butler (Mayor), Clark, Cox, Cuming, Daley, Ells, English, Fermor, Fissenden, Fort, Garland, Garten, Mrs Gooch, Greer, Mrs Grigg, Harper, Harvey, Harwood, Hastie, Hemsley, Mrs Hinder, Joy, Lewins, McLoughlin, B Mortimer, D Mortimer, Munford, Naghi, Newton, Perry, Pickett, Powell, Prendergast, Revell, Mrs Ring, Mrs Robertson, Round, J Sams, T Sams, Springett, Mrs Stockell, Vizzard, Webb, Webster, de Wiggondene, Wilby, Willis and Mrs Wilson

 

 

 

 


AGENDA

AGENDA

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1.        Prayers

 

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2.        Apologies for Absence

 

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3.        Dispensations (if any)

 

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4.        Disclosures by Members and Officers

 

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5.        Disclosures of Lobbying

 

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6.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information.

 

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7.        Minutes of the meeting of the Borough Council held on 20 July 2016

1 - 9

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8.        Mayor's Announcements

 

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9.        Petitions

 

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10.    Question and Answer Session for Members of the Public

 

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11.    Questions from Members of the Council to the Chairmen of Committees

 

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12.    Current Issues - Report of the Leader of the Council, Response of the Group Leaders and Questions from Council Members

 

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13.    Report of the Policy and Resources Committee held on 7 September 2016 - Medium Term Financial Strategy and Efficiency Plan

10 - 40

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14.    Oral Report of the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee to be held on 13 September 2016 (if any)

 

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15.    Oral Report of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee to be held on 19 September 2016 (if any)

 

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16.    Oral Report of the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee to be held on 20 September 2016 (if any)

 

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17.    Notice of Motion

 

 

Notice of the following motion has been given by Councillor Boughton, seconded by Councillor Mrs Blackmore:

 

"In view of the Government’s recent announcement to allow Grammar Schools to expand, this Council would like to express its support for Maidstone's four Grammar Schools, and all other Secondary Schools in the Borough.  This Council calls on all national parties to support this move, which enables children from deprived areas of the Borough the best possible opportunity to achieve a good education."

 

 

 

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18.    Report of the Head of Legal Partnership - Appointment of Monitoring Officer

41 - 44

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19.    Report of the Head of Policy and Communications - Review of Allocation of Seats on Committees

45 - 50

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20.    Appointment of the following Committees:

 

 

(a)   Policy and Resources Committee

(b)   Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

(c)   Communities, Housing and Environment Committee

(d)   Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

(e)   Planning Committee

(f)    Licensing Committee

(g)   Employment Committee

(h)   Joint Transportation Board

(i)    Democracy Committee

(j)    Audit, Governance and Standards Committee

(k)   Planning Referrals Committee

(l)    Urgency Committee

 

 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL ACTING AS CORPORATE TRUSTEE OF THE CHARITY KNOWN AS THE COBTREE MANOR ESTATE

 

 

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21.    Report of the Head of Policy and Communications - Review of Allocation of Seats on the Cobtree Manor Estate Charity Committee

51 - 54

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22.    Appointment of the Cobtree Manor Estate Charity Committee

 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL ACTING AS CORPORATE TRUSTEE OF THE QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT MUSEUM TRUST

 

 

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23.    Report of the Head of Policy and Communications - Review of Allocation of Seats on the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum Trust Committee

55 - 58

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24.    Appointment of the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum Trust Committee

 

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IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 17 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HOUSING ACT 1989 ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENTS FOR APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES OUTSIDE THE USUAL POLITICAL BALANCE REQUIREMENTS MAY BE CONSIDERED IN RELATION TO AGENDA ITEMS 19, 21 AND 23.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC SPEAKING

 

In order to book a slot to speak at this meeting of the Council, please contact Debbie Snook on 01622 602030 or by email on debbiesnook@maidstone.gov.uk by 5.00 p.m. one clear working day before the meeting.  If asking a question, you will need to provide the full text in writing and specify the Councillor to whom it is to be put.  If making a statement, you will need to say which agenda item you wish to speak on.  Please note that slots will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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