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You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the

 

MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

 

Date: Wednesday 23 February 2022

Time: 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Mote Hall, Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, Maidstone

Membership:

 

Councillors Bartlett, Mrs Blackmore, Brice, Brindle, Bryant, Burton, Cannon, Clark, Coates, Cooke, Cooper, Cox, Cuming, Daley, English, Eves, Fissenden, Forecast, Fort, Garten, Mrs Gooch (Mayor), Mrs Grigg, Harper, Harwood, Hastie, Hinder, Holmes, Joy, Khadka, Kimmance, McKay, McKenna, Mortimer, Munford, Naghi, Newton, Parfitt-Reid, Perry, Purle, Mrs Ring, Mrs Robertson, D Rose, M Rose, Round, Russell, J Sams, T Sams, Spooner, Springett, Trzebinski, R Webb, S Webb, de Wiggondene-Sheppard, Wilby and Young

 

 

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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 extraordinary meeting of the Borough Council held on 8 December 2021

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8.        Minutes of the meeting of the Borough Council held on 8 December 2021

4 - 13

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9.        Minutes of the extraordinary meeting of the Borough Council held on 31 January 2022

14 - 15

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10.     Mayor's Announcements

 

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11.     Petitions

 

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12.     Question and Answer Session for Members of the Public

 

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

 

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

 

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15.     Report of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee held on 17 January 2022 - External Audit Procurement

16 - 40

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16.     Report of the Democracy and General Purposes Committee held on 26 January 2022 - Pay Policy Statement 2022

41 - 71

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17.     Report of the Policy and Resources Committee held on 9 February 2022 - Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Proposals 2022/23

72 - 218

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18.     Oral Report of the Economic Regeneration and Leisure Committee to be held on 15 February 2022 (if any)

 

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19.     Oral Report of the Democracy and General Purposes Committee to be held on 16 February 2022 (if any)

 

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20.     Notice of Motion - 20 mph Speed Limits

 

 

Notice of the following motion has been given by Councillor J Sams, seconded by Councillor Harper:

 

That Maidstone Borough Council:

 

           Supports the default speed limit of 20mph on residential streets;

           Calls on Kent County Council to implement 20mph in residential streets across the Borough's town and villages; and

           Writes to Kent County Council to request 20mph speed limits on streets throughout the Borough where people live, work, shop, play or learn, with 30mph as the exception on those roads, where full consideration of the needs of vulnerable road users allows a higher limit.

 

 

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21.     Appointment of Mayor Select 2022/23

 

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22.     Appointment of Deputy Mayor Select 2022/23

 

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Information for the Public

In order to ask a question at this meeting, please call 01622 602899 or email committee@maidstone.gov.uk by 5 p.m. one clear working day before the meeting (i.e. by 5 p.m. on Monday 21 February 2022). You will need to provide the full text in writing.

 

In order to make a statement in relation to an item on the agenda, please call 01622 602899 or email committee@maidstone.gov.uk by 5 p.m. one clear working day before the meeting (i.e. by 5 p.m. on Monday 21 February 2022). You will need to tell us which agenda item you wish to speak on.

 

If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us, call 01622 602899 or email committee@maidstone.gov.uk.

 

To find out more about the work of the Council, please visit www.maidstone.gov.uk.

 

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