Agenda Frontsheet 14/12/2016, 19.15



Policy and Resources Committee MEETING



Date:   Wednesday 14 December 2016

Time:   7.15 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)







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 23 November 2016

1 - 7



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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




11.    Committee Work Programme

8 - 9



12.    Report of the Head of Policy and Communications - Strategic Plan 2015-20, 2017-18 Refresh

10 - 25



13.    Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Proposals 2017/18

26 - 67



14.    Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Surrenden Field, Staplehurst

68 - 74



15.    Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Land at Gore Court Road

75 - 82



16.    Report of the Director of Mid Kent Services - Irrecoverable Business Rates

83 - 93



17.    Report of the Head of Regeneration and Economic Development - Business Terrace Update

94 - 103



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.