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You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the





Date:       Wednesday 25 September 2019

Time:      6.30 p.m.

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors    Adkinson, Bartlett, Mrs Blackmore, Brice, Brindle, D Burton, M Burton, Chappell-Tay, Clark, Cox, Cuming, Daley, English, Eves, Fermor, Fissenden, Fort, Garland, Garten, Mrs Gooch, Mrs Grigg, Harper, Harvey, Harwood, Hastie, Hinder, Mrs Hinder, Joy, Khadka, Kimmance, Lewins, McKay, McLoughlin, Mortimer, Munford, Naghi, Newton, Parfitt-Reid, Perry, Powell, Purle, Mrs Ring (Mayor), Mrs Robertson, D Rose, M Rose, Round, J Sams, T Sams, Spooner, Springett, Vizzard, Webb, de Wiggondene-Sheppard, Wilby and Young




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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 meeting of the Borough Council held on 17 July 2019

1 - 7



8.        Minutes of the extraordinary meeting of the Borough Council held on 17 July 2019

8 - 10



9.        Mayor's Announcements




10.    Presentation of a Certificate to Mrs Fran Wilson Confirming her Appointment as an Honorary Alderman of Maidstone Borough Council




11.    Petitions




12.    Question and Answer Session for Members of the Public




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




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




15.    Joint Report of the Policy and Resources Committee held on 23 July 2019 and the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee held on 30 July 2019 - Updated Capital Strategy

11 - 32



16.    Report of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee held on 30 July 2019 - Audit, Governance and Standards Committee - Annual Report to Council 2018/19

33 - 43



17.    Report of the Democracy and General Purposes Committee held on 4 September 2019 - Amendments to the Constitution - Outside Bodies

44 - 68



18.    Report of the Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Committee held on 10 September 2019 - Loose Neighbourhood Plan

69 - 145



19.    Oral Report of the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee to be held on 17 September 2019 (if any)




20.    Oral Report of the Policy and Resources Committee to be held on 18 September 2019 (if any)




21.    Oral Report of the Licensing Committee to be held on 19 September 2019 (if any)




22.    Oral Report of the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee Acting as the Crime and Disorder Committee to be held on 24 September 2019 (if any)




23.    Notice of Motion - Access to Information



Notice of the following motion has been given by Councillor Perry:


Members of this Council are elected by the Residents of this Borough to represent their interests.  And in order for Members to carry out their duties effectively the Council agrees that all committee agendas, reports and information relating to items on the agenda (Minutes etc.) should be made available to all Members; including information made exempt from publication under Paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.





24.    Re-appointment of Councillor Peter Coulling of Teston Parish Council as a Non-Voting Parish Council Representative on the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee, No Other Nominations having been Received





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