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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

DEMOCRACY COMMITTEE

 

13 MARCH 2019

 

REFERENCE FROM COUNCIL

 

 

MOTION FOUR YEARLY ELECTIONS

 

At the meeting of the Council held on 27 February 2019, the following motion was moved by Councillor Perry, seconded by Councillor Mrs Blackmore:

 

That the Officers be instructed to investigate the possibility of changing to four yearly elections, which would follow the practice of Kent County Council. This would include an analysis of the potential cost savings if this change were to be implemented. Officers will report their findings to the Democracy Committee in the first instance.

 

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 17.5, the motion having been moved and seconded was referred to the Democracy Committee.

 

RECOMMENDED: That the Committee consider the motion relating to four yearly elections.