Agenda Frontsheet 18/07/2017, 18.30



Communities, Housing and Environment Committee MEETING





Date:   Tuesday 18 July 2017

Time:   6.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone




Councillors  Barned (Chairman), M Burton, Joy, D Mortimer (Vice-Chairman), Perry, Mrs Ring, Mrs Robertson, Webb and Webster





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 20 June 2017

1 - 5



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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




11.    Committee Work Programme




12.    Report of the Head of Environment and Public Realm - Review of Waste Strategy 2014 - 2019

7 - 29



13.    Report of the Head of Environment and Public Realm - Waste Collection - Proposed New Charges

30 - 42



14.    Report of the Head of Housing and Community Services - Housing Allocations Scheme Review and Update

43 - 85



Public Speaking

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Alternative Formats

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