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Appendix B: List of Forthcoming Decisions

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LIST OF FORTHCOMING DECISIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Democratic Services Team

E: democraticservices@maidstone.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publication Date: 16 February 2015


 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

This document sets out the decisions to be taken by the Executive and various Committees of Maidstone Borough Council on a rolling basis.  This document will be published as updated with new decisions required to be made.

 

 

KEY DECISIONS

 

A key decision is an executive decision which is likely to:

 

·        Result in the Maidstone Borough Council incurring expenditure or making savings which is equal to the value of £250,000 or more; or

 

·        Have significant effect on communities living or working in an area comprising one or more wards in Maidstone.

 

At Maidstone Borough Council, decisions which we regard as “Key Decisions” because they are likely to have a “significant” effect either in financial terms or on the community include:

 

(1)                   Decisions about expenditure or savings which equal or are more than £250,000.

(2)                   Budget reports.

(3)                   Policy framework reports.

(4)          Adoption of new policies plans, strategies or changes to established policies, plans or strategies.

(5)          Approval of portfolio plans.

(6)          Decisions that involve significant service developments, significant service reductions, or significant changes in the way that services are delivered, whether Borough-wide or in a particular locality.

(7)          Changes in fees and charges.

(8)          Proposals relating to changes in staff structure affecting more than one section.

 

Each entry identifies, for that “key decision” –

 

·         the decision maker

·         the date on which the decision is due to be taken

·         the subject matter of the decision and a brief summary

·         the reason it is a key decision

·         to whom representations (about the decision) can be made

 

·         whether the decision will be taken in public or private

·         what reports/papers are, or will be, available for public inspection

 

EXECUTIVE DECISIONS

 

The Cabinet collectively makes its decisions at a meeting and individual portfolio holders make decisions independently.  In addition, Officers can make key decisions and an entry for each of these will be included in this list.

 

DECISIONS WHICH THE CABINET INTENDS TO MAKE IN PRIVATE

 

The Cabinet hereby gives notice that it intends to meet in private after its public meeting to consider reports and/or appendices which contain exempt information under Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).  The private meeting of the Cabinet is open only to Members of the Cabinet, other Councillors and Council officers.

 

Reports and/or appendices to decisions which the Cabinet will take at its private meeting are indicated in the list below, with the reasons for the decision being made in private.  Any person is able to make representations to the Cabinet if he/she believes the decision should instead be made in the public Cabinet meeting.  If you want to make such representations, please email committeeservices@maidstone.gov.uk.  You will then be sent a response in reply to your representations.  Both your representations and the Executive’s response will be published on the Council’s website at least 5 working days before the Cabinet meeting.

 

ACCESS TO CABINET REPORTS

 

Reports to be considered at the Cabinet’s public meeting will be available on the Council’s website (www.maidstone.gov.uk) a minimum of 5 working days before the meeting.

 

HOW CAN I CONTRIBUTE TO THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS?

 

The Council actively encourages people to express their views on decisions it plans to make.  This can be done by writing directly to the appropriate Officer or Cabinet Member (details of whom are shown in the list below).

 

Alternatively, the Cabinet are contactable via our website (www.maidstone.gov.uk) where you can submit a question to the Leader of the Council.  There is also the opportunity to invite the Leader of the Council to speak at a function you may be organising. 

 

 

WHO ARE THE CABINET?

 

 

 

Councillor Annabelle Blackmore

Leader of the Council     

annabelleblackmore@maidstone.gov.uk

Tel: 07854 684207

 

 

Councillor David Burton

Cabinet Member for Planning, Transport and Development

davidburton@maidstone.gov.uk

Tel: 07590 229910

 

 

 

 

 

 

Councillor Malcolm Greer     

Cabinet Member for Economic and Commercial Development  (also Deputy Leader)

malcolmgreer@maidstone.gov.uk

Tel: 01634 862876

 

 

 

Councillor Marion Ring

Cabinet Member for Environment & Housing

marionring@maidstone.gov.uk

Tel: 01622 686492

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Councillor Steve McLoughlin

Cabinet Member for Corporate Services

stevemcloughling@maidstone.gov.uk

Tel: 07711 565489

 

 

 

Councillor John Perry

Cabinet Member for Community and Leisure Services

johnperry@maidstone.gov.uk

Tel: 07770 734741

 

 

 


Decision Maker and

Date of When Decision is Due to be Made:

Title of Report and Brief Summary:

Key Decision and reason (if applicable):

Contact Officer:

Public or Private

(if Private the reason why)

Documents to be submitted (other relevant documents may be submitted)

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Cabinet Member for Environment and Housing

 

Due Date: Tuesday 24 Feb 2015

 

Photovoltaic array at Maidstone Depot

 

To instal a 50kw PV array at Maidstone Depot to reduce carbon emissions in line with the Carbon Management Plan and to generate savings for the Council

 

 

 

 

Gary Stevenson

gary.stevenson@midkent.gov.uk  

 

Public

 

Photovoltaic array at Maidstone Depot

 

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Cabinet

 

Due Date: Wednesday 8 Apr 2015

 

Economic Development Strategy 2014

 

To consider the responses to the consultation draft of the Economic Development Strategy, the proposed changes and to adopt the Strategy

 

KEY

Reason: Affects more than 1 ward

 

John Foster

johnfoster@maidstone.gov.uk  

 

Public

 

Qualitative Employment Site Assessment September 2014

Economic Development Strategy 2014

 

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Cabinet

 

Due Date: Wednesday 8 Apr 2015

 

Economic Development Strategy 2014

 

To consider the responses to the consultation draft of the Economic Development Strategy, the proposed changes and to adopt the Strategy

 

KEY

Reason: Affects more than 1 ward

 

John Foster

johnfoster@maidstone.gov.uk  

 

Public

 

Qualitative Employment Site Assessment September 2014

Economic Development Strategy 2014

 

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