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Economic Regeneration and Leisure Committee MEETING


Date: Tuesday 26 January 2021

Time: 6.30 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting: The public proceedings of the meeting will be broadcast live and recorded for playback on the Maidstone Borough Council Website.



Councillors Cox, Fort, Mrs Gooch, Harper (Chairman), Hinder, Lewins, Purle, Round 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.



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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 December 2020

1 - 4



9.        Presentation of Petitions




10.     Question and Answer Session for Members of the Public




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




12.     Committee Work Programme




13.     Reports of Outside Bodies




14.     Report of the Licensing Committee held on 14 January 2021 - Draft Busking Guidelines

6 - 19



15.     Strategic Plan Proposed Areas for Focus 2021-2026 and Key Performance Indicators for Covid-19 Recovery

20 - 49



16.     Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Proposals

50 - 62



17.     Hazlitt Arts Centre Options

63 - 75






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 12 A and Brief Description





18.     Exempt Appendix - Hazlitt Arts Centre Options


Paragraph 3 Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


Paragraph 5 Information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings

76 - 81



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