Agenda Frontsheet 12/04/2017, 18.30



You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the





Date:   Wednesday 12 April 2017

Time:   6.30 p.m.

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone




Councillors  Adkinson, Barned, Mrs Blackmore, Boughton, Brice, D Burton, M Burton, Butler (Mayor), Clark, Cox, Cuming, Daley, Ells, English, Fermor, Fissenden, Fort, Garland, Garten, Mrs Gooch, Greer, Mrs Grigg, Harper, Harvey, Harwood, Hastie, Hemsley, Mrs Hinder, Joy, Lewins, McLoughlin, B Mortimer, D Mortimer, Munford, Naghi, Newton, Perry, Pickett, Powell, Prendergast, Mrs Ring, Mrs Robertson, Round, J Sams, T Sams, Springett, Mrs Stockell, Vizzard, Webb, Webster, de Wiggondene, Wilby, Willis and Mrs Wilson







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1.        Prayers




2.        Apologies for Absence




3.        Dispensations (if any)




4.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




5.        Disclosures of Lobbying




6.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information.




7.        Minutes of the Meeting of the Borough Council held on 1 March 2017

1 - 18



8.        Mayor's Announcements




9.        Petitions




10.    Question and Answer Session for Members of the Public




11.    Questions from Members of the Council to the Chairmen of Committees




12.    Current Issues - Report of the Leader of the Council, Response of the Group Leaders and Questions from Council Members




13.    Report of the Democracy Committee held on 8 March 2017 - Amendments to the Constitution

19 - 21



14.    Report of the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee Acting as the Crime and Disorder Committee held on 14 February 2017 and 28 March 2017 - 2013-18 Community Safety Partnership Plan Refresh and 2017-18 Strategic Assessment

22 - 75



15.    Oral Report of the Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee to be held on 4 April 2017 (if any)




16.    Oral Report of the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee to be held on 11 April 2017 (if any)





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