Agenda Frontsheet 19/07/2017, 18.30



You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the





Date:   Wednesday 19 July 2017

Time:   6.30 p.m.

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone




Councillors  Adkinson, Barned, Mrs Blackmore, Boughton, Brice, D Burton, M Burton, Butler, Clark, Cox, Cuming, Daley, Ells, English, Fermor, Fissenden, Fort, Garland, Garten, Mrs Gooch, Greer (Mayor), Mrs Grigg, Harper, Harvey, Harwood, Hastie, Hemsley, Mrs Hinder, Joy, Lewins, McLoughlin, B Mortimer, D Mortimer, Munford, Naghi, Newton, Perry, Pickett, Powell, Prendergast, Mrs Ring, Mrs Robertson, Round, J Sams, T Sams, Spooner, Springett, Mrs Stockell, Vizzard, Webb, Webster, de Wiggondene, Wilby, Willis and Mrs Wilson







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1.        Prayers




2.        Apologies for Absence




3.        Dispensations (if any)




4.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




5.        Disclosures of Lobbying




6.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information.




7.        Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Borough Council held on 20 May 2017

1 - 5



8.        Mayor's Announcements




9.        Petitions




10.    Question and Answer Session for Members of the Public




11.    Questions from Members of the Council to the Chairmen of Committees




12.    Current Issues - Report of the Leader of the Council, Response of the Group Leaders and Questions from Council Members




13.    Report of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee held on 26 June 2017 - Audit, Governance and Standards Committee - Annual Report to Council 2016/17

6 - 19



14.    Report of the Democracy Committee held on 3 July 2017 - Extension to the Appointment of the Independent Person

20 - 21



15.    Oral Report of the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee to be held on 11 July 2017 (if any)




16.    Oral Report of the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee to be held on 18 July 2017 (if any)




17.    Appointment of a Non-Voting Parish Councillor Representative to Serve on the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee



KALC Maidstone has nominated Councillor Peter Titchener (Chairman of Ulcombe Parish Council) to serve as a non-voting Parish Councillor Representative on the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee in place of Mrs Eileen Riden.


It is suggested that the appointment be for the period until the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2020.










In order to book a slot to speak at this meeting of the Council, please contact Debbie Snook on 01622 602030 or by email on by 5.00 p.m. one clear working day before the meeting.  If asking a question, you will need to provide the full text in writing and specify the Councillor to whom it is to be put.  If making a statement, you will need to say which agenda item you wish to speak on.  Please note that slots will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.