Agenda Template

Policy and Resources Committee MEETING


Date: Tuesday 23 July 2019

Time: 6.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors Mrs Blackmore, M Burton, Chappell-Tay, Clark, Cox (Chairman), English, Mrs Gooch, Harvey, McKay, Mortimer, Newton, Perry (Vice-Chairman), Purle, Round and Springett


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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 26 June 2019

1 - 8



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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




11.    Committee Work Programme

9 - 10



12.    Corporate Planning Timetable

11 - 14



13.    Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21-2024/25 - Initial Scoping and Assumptions

15 - 47



14.    Capital Strategy

48 - 72



15.    Business Rates Retention (Pilot) Update

73 - 88



16.    Property Asset Review Update

89 - 95



17.    Biodiversity and Climate Change Review

96 - 116



18.    Planning Training for Policy and Resources Committee Members

117 - 121



19.    Outside Body Report 2019/20

122 - 129




To move that the public be excluded for the item set out in Part II of the Agenda because of the likely disclosure of exempt information for the reason specified having applied the Public Interest Test.


Head of Schedule 12 A and Brief Description





Additional Land Acquisition

3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

130 - 143



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