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Agenda Frontsheet 23/11/2016, 18.30



Policy and Resources Committee MEETING



Date:   Wednesday 23 November 2016

Time:   6.30 p.m.

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)







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 26 October 2016

1 - 9



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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




11.    Committee Work Programme

10 - 11



12.    Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Second Quarter Budget Monitoring 2016/17

12 - 27



13.    Report of the Head of Policy and Communications - Strategic Plan Performance Update Quarter 2 2016/17

28 - 81



14.    Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Council Tax and Business Rates - Projected Collection Fund Surplus/Deficit for 2016/17

82 - 89



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

90 - 156



16.    Report of the Director of Regeneration and Place - Review of the Maidstone Borough Council Commercialisation Strategy 2014/15 - 2018/19

157 - 191



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.