Agenda Frontsheet 26/10/2016, 18.30



Policy and Resources Committee MEETING



Date:   Wednesday 26 October 2016

Time:   6.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, High Street,




Councillors  Mrs Blackmore (Vice-Chairman), Boughton, Brice, Cox, Fermor, Garland, Mrs Gooch, Harper, Harvey, Harwood, McLoughlin, Pickett, Powell, Round and Mrs Wilson (Chairman)







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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.        Minutes of the Meeting Held on 28 September 2016

1 - 12



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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




11.    Committee Work Programme




12.    Councillor Referral from Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

14 - 29



13.    Report of the Director of Mid Kent Services - Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2017/2018

30 - 89



14.    Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Disposal of Land at Unicumes Lane, Fant Wildlife

90 - 96



15.    Report of the Head of Policy and Communications - Communication and Engagement Strategy, Action Plan 2016-17

97 - 130



16.    Report of the Deputy Head of Audit Partnership - Risk Management Update

131 - 143



Public Speaking

In order to book a slot to speak at this meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee, please contact Caroline Matthews on 01622 602743 or by email on by 5 pm one clear working day before the meeting.  If asking a question, you will need to provide the full text in writing.  If making a statement, you will need to tell us which agenda item you wish to speak on. Please note that slots will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.