Agenda Template

Democracy Committee MEETING


Date: Thursday 14 December 2017

Time: 10.30 am

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



To be appointed at the ordinary meeting of the Council on

6 December 2017





Page No.



1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Notification of Visiting Members




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 Meeting Held on 15 November 2017

1 - 6



8.        Appointment of Independent Member to the Joint Independent Remuneration Panel

7 - 11




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





9.        Exempt Appendix - Appointment of Independent Member to the Joint Independent Remuneration Panel

Paragraph 1 Information regarding an individual

12 - 18



Public Speaking

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Alternative Formats

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