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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL FORWARD PLAN

FOR THE FOUR MONTH PERIOD 1 January 2023 TO 30 April 2023

 

This Forward Plan sets out the details of the key decisions which the Executive or Lead Members expect to take and the non-Key decisions that the Executive or Lead Members expect to take during the next four-month period. The plan will be updated weekly for the relevant period and a new plan for a new four-month period, published monthly on the last Friday of the month.

 

A Key Decision is defined as one which:

1.†††† Results in the Council incurring expenditure, or making savings, of more than £250,000; or

2.†††† Is significant in terms of its effects on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more Wards in the Borough

 

The current members of the Executive are:

Councillor David Burton

Leader of the Council DavidBurton@maidstone.gov.uk

07590 229910

Councillor John Perry

Deputy Leader and Lead Member for Corporate Services

JohnPerry@Maidstone.gov.uk

07770 734741

Councillor Lottie Parfitt-Reid

Lead Member for Communities and Public Engagement

LottieParfittReid@Maidstone.gov.uk

07919 360000

Councillor Martin Round

Lead Member for Environmental Services

MartinRound@maidstone.gov.uk

07709 263447

Councillor Simon Webb

Lead Member for Housing and Health

SimonWebb@Maidstone.gov.uk

07878 018997

Councillor Claudine Russell

Lead Member for Leisure and Arts

ClaudineRussell@Maidstone.gov.uk

Councillor Paul Cooper

Lead Member for Planning and Infrastructure

PaulCooper@Maidstone.gov.uk

01622 244070

Anyone wishing to make representations about any of the matters listed below may do so by contacting the relevant officer listed against each decision, within the time period indicated.

 

Under the Access to Information Procedure Rules set out in the Councilís Constitution, a Key Decision or a Part II decision may not be taken, unless it has been published on the forward plan for 28 days or it is classified as urgent:

 

The law and the Councilís Constitution provide for urgent key and part II decisions to be made, even though they have not been included in the Forward Plan.

 

Copies of the Councilís constitution, forward plan, reports and decisions may be inspected at the Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, ME15 6JQ or accessed from the Councilís website: www.maidstone.gov.uk

 

 

Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings of the Executive which are normally held at the Town Hall, High St, Maidstone, ME14 1SY. The dates and times of the meetings are published on www.maidstone.gov.uk or you may contact the Democratic Services Team on telephone number 01622 602899 for further details.

 

 

 

David Burton

Leader of the Council


Details of the Decision to be taken

Decision to be taken by

Lead Member

Expected Date of Decision

Key

Exempt

Proposed Consultees / Method of Consultation

Documents to be considered by Decision taker

Representations may be made to the following officer by the date stated

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Fees and Charges 2023/24

This report sets out the proposed fees and charges for Fees and charges determined by the council are reviewed annually, and this forms part of the budget setting process. Changes to fees and charges agreed will come into effect on 1 April 2023 unless otherwise stated in the report.

Executive

 

Lead Member for Corporate Services

 

21 Dec 2022

 

Yes

No

Open

Corporate Services Policy Advisory Committee

14 Dec 2022

 

 

Fees and Charges 2023/24

 

Adrian Lovegrove

 

Head of Finance

 

adrianlovegrove@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Procurement Policy Changes

The Council has taken the opportunity to review and develop its policies in a number of areas in regards to the procurement of its goods and services.

The review has identified 3 key areas where we should be developing our policies.

Executive

 

Lead Member for Corporate Services

 

21 Dec 2022

 

No

No

Open

Corporate Services Policy Advisory Committee

14 Dec 2022

 

 

Procurement Policy Changes

 

Adrian Lovegrove

 

Head of Finance

 

adrianlovegrove@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Strategic Plan refresh 2023-28

 

This report proposes refreshed areas of focus for the Councilís Strategic Plan for the period 2023-2028.

Executive

 

Leader of the Council

 

8 Feb 2023

 

Yes

No

Open

Corporate Services Policy Advisory Committee

18 Jan 2023

 

 

Strategic Plan refresh 2023-28

 

Anna Collier

 

 

 

annacollier@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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