Agenda Template

Policy and Resources Committee MEETING


Date:       Wednesday 19 January 2022

Time:      6.30 pm

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors Mrs Blackmore, Brice, Burton (Chairman), Cooke, Cox, English, Harper, Khadka, Kimmance, Munford, Parfitt-Reid, Perry (Vice-Chairman), Mrs Ring, Round and de Wiggondene-Sheppard


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.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)



Notice has been given pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 13 of the intention to present a petition in the following terms:


“We call for Park and Ride services to remain a core part of Maidstone Borough Council’s plan to improve air quality in the urban area and help us to meet its Net Zero targets. 

While this valued service has been severely impacted by lockdown, we ask Maidstone Borough Council to support the operator by providing funding to meet the breakeven shortfall while the service recovers”





9.        Park & Ride Service - Call-In

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




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





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






Exempt Appendices (A-D) to Item 11 - Park & Ride Service - Call-In








Exempt Appendix B – Also subject to:

Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of an individual (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.

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