150609 Report re LP Sub Committee

Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transport Committee

9 June 2015

Is the final decision on the recommendations in this report to be made at this meeting?

Yes

 

Report of the Head of Finance and Resources Local Plan Sub Committee

 

Final Decision-Maker

Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transport Committee

Lead Director or Head of Service

Head of Finance and Resources

Lead Officer and Report Author

Tessa Mallett

Classification

Non-exempt

Wards affected

All

 

 

This report makes the following recommendations to the final decision-maker:

1.    To consider the role of the Local Plan Sub Committee

2.    To agree the membership of the Local Plan Sub Committee

 

 

 

This report relates to the following corporate priorities:

         Great People

         Great Place

         Great Opportunity

 

 


Local Plan Sub Committee

 

 

1.                        PURPOSE OF REPORT AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

1.1      For the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transport (SPST)Committee to consider the purpose and membership of the Local Plan Sub Committee

 

 

 

2.                        INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND

 

2.1      The new Maidstone Borough Council Constitution was adopted by Full Council on 22 April 2015.

 

2.2      The new Constitution provides for a Local Plan Sub Committee made up of five members of the SPST Committee. The Terms of Reference for the SPST Committee and the Local Plan Sub Committee are attached as Appendix I.

 

 

 

3.                        AVAILABLE OPTIONS

 

3.1         The Committee could decide to appoint members to the Local Plan Sub Committee as per the terms of reference in Appendix I.

 

3.2         The Committee could decide not to appoint members to the Local Plan Sub Committee until the programme of work for the SPST Committee has been agreed.

 

3.3         The Committee could decide not to have the Local Plan Sub Committee at this point in time.

 

 

 

 

4.         REPORT APPENDICES

 

The following documents are to be published with this report and form part of the report:

               Appendix I: Terms of Reference for the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transport Committee and the Local Plan Sub Committee

 

 

5.         BACKGROUND PAPERS

 

None