Agenda Template

Communities, Housing and Environment Committee MEETING


Date: Tuesday 5 October 2021

Time: 6.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors Bartlett, Joy, McKenna, Mortimer, Newton, Purle (Chairman), M Rose, S Webb (Vice-Chairman) and Young


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 31 August 2021

1 - 7



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




10.     Questions and answer session for members of the public (if any)




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




12.     Committee Work Programme

8 - 9



13.     Reports of Outside Bodies




14.     Resettlement from Temporary Accommodation with pets - Update

10 - 19



15.     Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy

20 - 26



16.     Draft Housing Strategy for Consultation

27 - 74



17.     1st Quarter Financial Update & Performance Monitoring Report

75 - 93



18.     Proposed Refurbishment of the Council owned Stilebridge Lane & Water Lane G&T Sites

94 - 102




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 reason specified having applied the Public Interest Test.


Head of Schedule 12A and Brief Description






Exempt Appendix 1 - Cost Comparison Table

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




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