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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL
COMMUNITIES, HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE ACTING AS THE CRIME AND DISORDER OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE
Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 29 June 2021
Councillors Joy, McKenna, Mortimer, Munford, Perry, Purle, D Rose (Chairman), M Rose and Young
Apologies were received from Councillors Bartlett and Newton.
Councillor Perry was present as a Substitute Member for Councillor Bartlett, and Councillor Munford was present as a Substitute Member for Councillor Newton.
There were no urgent items.
There were no Visiting Members.
There were no disclosures by Members or Officers.
There were no disclosures of lobbying.
RESOLVED: That all items be taken in public as proposed.
RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the meeting held on 1 June 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed.
There were no petitions.
There were no questions from members of the public.
There were no questions from Members to the Chairman.
There were no reports of Outside Bodies.
The Community Protection Team Manager introduced the report, explaining that the Community Safety Plan had been amended since the previous meeting of the Committee. Further emphasis had been placed on the introduction of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021, and the foreword by the Leader of the Council was to be updated before the report would be presented at full Council.
It was confirmed that the foreword would be drafted in collaboration with officers, the Chair and the Vice-Chair of the Committee, and circulated to the Committee ahead of the full Council meeting.
1. The updates to the Strategic Assessment be noted particularly with regard to the growing and effective use of powers under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014; and
2. The adoption of the June 2021 Update of the Community Safety Plan 2019-22, as attached at Appendix 3 to the report, be recommended to Council, with updates to be made to the foreword by the Leader of the Council working with the Vice-Chairman prior to submission to Council for approval.
6.30pm to 6.53pm.