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Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee MEETING


Date:       Tuesday 4 December 2018

Time:      6.30 pm

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors D Burton (Chairman), Clark, Cox, Field, Garten, Mrs Grigg (Vice-Chairman), Munford, Parfitt-Reid and de Wiggondene-Sheppard


The Chairman will assume that all Members will read the reports before attending the meeting. Officers are asked to assume the same when introducing reports.



Page No.



1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Urgent Items




4.        Notification of Visiting Members




5.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




6.        Disclosures of Lobbying




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




8.        Minutes of the meeting held on 6 November 2018

1 - 8



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




10.    Questions and answer session for members of the public




11.    Committee Work Programme

9 - 10



12.    Reports of Outside Bodies

11 - 13



13.    Statement of Community Involvement 2018 - Summary of the Consultation

14 - 47



14.    Loose Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Response (Regulation 16)

48 - 57



15.    Lower Thames Crossing Formal Consultation Response

58 - 71



16.    Authority Monitoring Report 2017/18

72 - 151



17.    Technical Consultation on National Planning Policy and Guidance

152 - 160



18.    Review of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty- Call for Evidence

161 - 168



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