Agenda Template

Policy and Resources Committee MEETING


Date:       Wednesday 14 February 2018

Time:      6.30 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 24 January 2018

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.    Counter Fraud & Corruption Policy

14 - 34



13.    Policy and Resources Quarter 3 Performance Report

35 - 45



14.    Strategic Plan 2015-2020 (2018/19 - Refresh)

46 - 62



15.    Council Tax Penalty Policy

63 - 75



16.    Third Quarter Budget Monitoring Report

76 - 97



17.    Medium Term Financial Strategy & Budget Proposals 2018/19

98 - 182




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




Brunswick and Union Street Car Park Developments

3 – Information re finance or business affairs

183 - 198



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