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Planning Support Shared Service

09/11/2015 - Report of the Director of Environment and Shared Services - Planning Support Shared Service

1)  That the Business Case prepared and presented by the Mid Kent Services Director, subject to any amendments following necessary consultation with affected staff, be agreed;

2)  That the disaggregation of Tunbridge Wells Borough Council from the Mid Kent Planning Support Service be agreed;

3)  That Maidstone Borough Council’s partnership in the Mid Kent Planning Support Service with Swale Borough Council continue, subject to:

·  moving to a ‘volume based’ contribution mechanism; and

·  undertaking a joint review of the service with Swale Borough Council by June 2017.

4)  That the continuation of the shared Land Charges Service between Maidstone, Swale and Tunbridge Wells Borough Councils be noted; and

5)  That delegated authority be given to the Director of Environment and Shared Services to finalise the detail of any collaboration agreement(s) that are required as a result of the decisions taken by the Committee.