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Overview & Scrutiny Committee MEETING


Date:       Tuesday 19 September 2023

Time:      6.30 pm

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street Maidstone



Councillors English (Chairman), Cannon, Mrs Blackmore, Cleator (Vice-Chairman), Conyard, Hastie, Hinder, Clark, Eagle, Munford, Round, S Thompson and Webb


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 15 August 2023

1 - 6



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




10.     Question and Answer session for Local Residents (if any)




11.     Questions from Members of the Council to the Chairman (if any)




12.     Cabinet Forward Plan

7 - 17



13.     Committee Work Programme

18 - 21



14.     Receipt of 'Call-In' - Relevant Procedure (Kent Minerals and Waste Plan Review - MBC Response)

22 - 48



15.     Reference from Council - Notice of Motion - Rights of the River Medway and its Tributaries

49 - 54



16.     Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Proposals

55 - 101



17.     Public consultation in relation to the Kent Community Warden Scheme

102 - 170





To move that the public be excluded for the items set out in Part II of the Agenda because of the likely disclosure of exempt information for the reasons specified having applied the Public Interest Test.


                             Head of Schedule 12A and Brief Description





(Part II) Minute of the Meeting held on 15 August 2023

3 – Financial/Business Affairs





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