Agenda Template

Communities, Housing and Environment Committee MEETING


Date: Tuesday 2 February 2021

Time: 6.30 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting: The public proceedings of the meeting will be broadcast live and recorded for playback on the Maidstone Borough Council Website



Councillors M Burton, Joy, Khadka, Mortimer (Chairman), Powell (Vice-Chairman), Mrs Robertson, D Rose, M Rose and Young


The Chairman will assume that all Members will read the reports before attending the meeting. Officers are asked to assume the same when introducing reports.



Page No.



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 5 January 2021

1 - 6



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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




11.     Questions from Members to the Chairman (if any)




12.     Committee Work Programme




13.     Reports of Outside Bodies




14.     Reference from Licensing Committee - Draft Busking Guidelines

9 - 22



15.     3rd Quarter Financial Update & Performance Monitoring Report 2020/21

23 - 47



16.     Maidstone Borough Council Tenancy Strategy 2021 - 2026

48 - 61



17.     Assisting Ineligible Rough Sleepers

62 - 68



18.     Strategic Plan Proposed Areas for Focus 2021-2026 and Key Performance Indicators for Covid-19 Recovery

69 - 98



19.     Maidstone in Bloom Boroughwide Competition 2021

99 - 103







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