MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF
MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL HELD AT THE TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET, MAIDSTONE ON 6 DECEMBER 2017
Councillor Greer (The Mayor) and
Councillors Adkinson, Barned, Mrs Blackmore, Boughton, Brice, D Burton, M Burton, Butler, Clark, Cox, Cuming, Daley, Ells, English, Fermor, Field, Fissenden, Fort, Garten, Mrs Gooch, Mrs Grigg, Harper, Harvey, Harwood, Hastie, Mrs Joy, Lewins,
B Mortimer, D Mortimer, Munford, Naghi, Perry, Pickett, Powell, Prendergast, Mrs Ring,
Mrs Robertson, Round, J Sams, T Sams, Spooner, Springett, Mrs Stockell, Vizzard, Willis and Mrs Wilson
Prayers were said by the Reverend Canon Andrew Sewell, Area Dean and Priest in Charge of St Pauls Church, Boxley Road.
It was noted that apologies for absence had been received from Councillors Mrs Hinder, McLoughlin, Newton, Webb, Webster,
de Wiggondene-Sheppard and Wilby.
were no applications for dispensations.
items on the agenda be taken in public as proposed.
There were no petitions.
There were no questions from members of the public.
There were no questions from Members of the Council to the Chairmen of Committees.
Councillors J and T Sams entered the meeting at the start of this item (6.40 p.m.).
Councillor Douglass, the Vice-Chairman of Teston Parish Council, addressed the Council in support of the proposal to change the name of Barming Ward to Barming and Teston Ward.
It was moved by Councillor Fissenden, seconded by Councillor English, that the recommendation of the Democracy Committee regarding the proposal to change the name of Barming Ward to Barming and Teston Ward be approved.
RESOLVED: That the name of Barming Ward be changed to Barming and Teston Ward.
Note: The resolution to change the name of the Ward was passed by a majority of at least two thirds of Members voting pursuant to Section 59 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.
6.30 p.m. to 6.42 p.m.