Agenda Frontsheet 07/07/2016, 10.00



Democracy Committee MEETING



Date:   Thursday 7 July 2016

Time:   10.00 am

Venue: Town Hall, High Street,             Maidstone




Councillors  Boughton (Chairman), Fissenden (Vice-Chairman), Mrs Hinder, Joy, Lewins, Newton, Revell, Mrs Ring and Vizzard







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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 17 March 2016

1 - 5



9.        Minutes of the Meeting held on 24 May 2016




10.    Report of the Head of Human Resources - Member Development Budget

7 - 18



11.    Report of the Head of Finance and Resources - Options for Committee Work Plan 2016-2017

19 - 25



12.    Report of the Head of Finance and Resources - Outside Body Nominations for approval

26 - 32



13.    Reference from Licensing Committee - Licensing Committee Roles and Responsibilities

33 - 40



14.    Reference from Planning Committee - Training for Planning Referrals Committee Members and Substitute Members