Agenda Template

Policy and Resources Committee MEETING


Date: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Time: 7.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone

Membership: Councillors Barned, Mrs Blackmore, Boughton, Brice, Cox, Fermor, Garland, Mrs Gooch, Harper (Vice-Chairman), Harvey, Harwood, Hastie, McLoughlin, Perry 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 30 October 2017

1 - 6



9.        Minutes of the Meeting Held on 22 November 2017

7 - 13



10.    Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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




12.    Committee Work Programme




13.    Strategic Plan 2015-20, 2018-19 Refresh

15 - 55



14.    Thames Gateway Kent Partnership

56 - 68



15.    Council Tax Base & Collection Fund Adjustment 2018-19

69 - 82



16.    Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Proposals

83 - 93




To move that the public be excluded for the items set out in Part II of the Agenda because of the likely disclosure of exempt information for the reasons specified having applied the Public Interest Test.



Head of Schedule 12 A and Brief Description




Minutes (Part II) of the Meeting Held on 30 October 2017

3 Information re finance and business affairs





Minutes (Part II) of the Meeting Held on 22 November 2017

3 Information re finance and business affairs

95 - 96



Public Speaking

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Alternative Formats

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