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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

DEMOCRACY COMMITTEE

28 JANUARY 2016

REFERENCE FROM HERITAGE, CULTURE AND LEISURE COMMITTEE

 

CHANGE TO THE COMMITTEE CYCLE FOR HERITAGE, CULTURE AND LEISURE COMMITTEE



1.1†††††† At its meeting on 5 January 2016 the Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee considered a report of the Head of Finance and Resources which had been brought at the request of some Members of the Committee.

1.2† The report asked requested that Members support a Reference to the Democracy
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Committee to consider changing the frequency of Heritage, Culture and
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Leisure Committee meetings from bi-monthly to monthly as part of the
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review it would be undertaking of the Constitution.

1.3     Members felt that the Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee should be given the same recognition as the other Service Committees, especially as the services that come under the responsibility of the Committee contribute a great deal to the visitor economy of the borough and therefore the importance of the work carried out should be fully recognised.

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RECOMMENDED:

1.52.1 ††That the Committee consider changing the frequency of meetings of the Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee from bi-monthly to monthly as part of its review of the Councilís Constitution in recognition of the important work carried out by this Committee.