MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL
HERITAGE, CULTURE AND LEISURE COMMITTEE
3 NOVEMBER 2015
REFERENCE FROM STRATEGIC PLANNING, SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPORT COMMITTEE
1. DESTINATION MANAGEMENT PLAN TASK AND FINISH GROUPS
1.1 At their meeting on 6 October 2015 the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee considered the reference from the Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee regarding the Destination Management Plan Task and Finish Groups.
1.2 The Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee acknowledge the importance of the Destination Management Plan (DMP) as a major project for the Council and agree it is important that the Committee engaged with the DMP Board.
1.3 The Committee understand that the Task and Finish Groups are part of the DMP Board, which is external to the Councilís Governance structure, and as such, not governed by the Councilís Constitution.
1.4 The Committee agree that, while there are Committee Members interested, it was difficult to nominate Committee Members to the Task and Finish Groups listed in the referral without knowing their terms of reference, frequency and timing of meetings and who other, external, members were.
2.1 † That the Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee provide additional details of the Destination Management Planís Task and Finish Groups, to include the terms of reference for each Group, dates and times of meetings and information on other Task and Finish Group members.