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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL FORWARD PLAN

FOR THE FOUR MONTH PERIOD 1 January 2023 TO 30 April 2023

 

This Forward Plan sets out the details of the key decisions which the Executive or Lead Members expect to take and the non-Key decisions that the Executive or Lead Members expect to take during the next four-month period. The plan will be updated weekly for the relevant period and a new plan for a new four-month period, published monthly on the last Friday of the month.

 

A Key Decision is defined as one which:

1.†††† Results in the Council incurring expenditure, or making savings, of more than £250,000; or

2.†††† Is significant in terms of its effects on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more Wards in the Borough

 

The current members of the Executive are:

 

Councillor David Burton

Leader of the Council DavidBurton@maidstone.gov.uk

07590 229910

Councillor John Perry

Deputy Leader and Lead Member for Corporate Services

JohnPerry@Maidstone.gov.uk

07770 734741

Councillor Lottie Parfitt-Reid

Lead Member for Communities and Public Engagement

LottieParfittReid@Maidstone.gov.uk

07919 360000

Councillor Martin Round

Lead Member for Environmental Services

MartinRound@maidstone.gov.uk

07709 263447

Councillor Simon Webb

Lead Member for Housing and Health

SimonWebb@Maidstone.gov.uk

07878 018997

Councillor Claudine Russell

Lead Member for Leisure and Arts

ClaudineRussell@Maidstone.gov.uk

Councillor Paul Cooper

Lead Member for Planning and Infrastructure

PaulCooper@Maidstone.gov.uk

01622 244070

Anyone wishing to make representations about any of the matters listed below may do so by contacting the relevant officer listed against each decision, within the time period indicated.

 

Under the Access to Information Procedure Rules set out in the Councilís Constitution, a Key Decision or a Part II decision may not be taken, unless it has been published on the forward plan for 28 days or it is classified as urgent:

 

The law and the Councilís Constitution provide for urgent key and part II decisions to be made, even though they have not been included in the Forward Plan.

 

Copies of the Councilís constitution, forward plan, reports and decisions may be inspected at the Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, ME15 6JQ or accessed from the Councilís website: www.maidstone.gov.uk

 

 

Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings of the Executive which are normally held at the Town Hall, High St, Maidstone, ME14 1SY. The dates and times of the meetings are published on www.maidstone.gov.uk or you may contact the Democratic Services Team on telephone number 01622 602899 for further details.

 

 

 

David Burton

Leader of the Council


Details of the Decision to be taken

Decision to be taken by

Lead Member

Expected Date of Decision

Key

Exempt

Proposed Consultees / Method of Consultation

Documents to be considered by Decision taker

Representations may be made to the following officer by the date stated

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Granada House Refurbishment

Report on the outcome of the tender process and seeking approval to proceed with the works and the necessary financial commitments

Executive

 

Lead Member for Housing and Health

 

21 Dec 2022

 

Yes

No

Part exempt

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

13 Dec 2022

 

Update to Cabinet/Lead Member prior to PAC Meeting, once procurement process is complete.

Granada House Refurbishment

 

Andrew Connors

 

Housing Enabling Officer

 

andrewconnors@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Mid Kent Waste Collection Contract

Approval to enter into contract with the successful bidder following a competitive dialogue procurement process.

Executive

 

Lead Member for Environmental Services

 

21 Dec 2022

 

Yes

No

Part exempt

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

13 Dec 2022

 

 

 

Mid Kent Waste Collection Contract

 

Jennifer Stevens

 

Head of Environmental Services & Public Realm

 

jenniferstevens@maidstone.gov.uk

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Fees and Charges 2023/24

This report sets out the proposed fees and charges for Fees and charges determined by the council are reviewed annually, and this forms part of the budget setting process. Changes to fees and charges agreed will come into effect on 1 April 2023 unless otherwise stated in the report.

Executive

 

Lead Member for Corporate Services

 

21 Dec 2022

 

Yes

No

Open

Economic Regeneration and Leisure Policy Advisory Committee

6 Dec 2022

 

Planning and Infrastructure Policy Advisory Committee

8 Dec 2022

 

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

13 Dec 2022

 

Corporate Services Policy Advisory Committee

14 Dec 2022

 

 

Fees and Charges 2023/24

 

Adrian Lovegrove

 

Head of Finance

 

adrianlovegrove@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Equalities Policy and Action Plan - Update

Annual Update report - providing an update on actions taken to meet objections, propose any revisions or changes

Lead Member for Communities and Public Engagement

 

Lead Member for Communities and Public Engagement

 

 

 

23 Dec 2022

 

No

No

Open

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

13 Dec 2022

 

 

Equalities Policy and Action Plan - Update

 

Orla Sweeney

 

 

 

orlasweeney@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Housing Strategy 2022-27

The proposed themes for the new housing strategy were approved by the CHE Committee in early 2022, and these have since been subject to public consultation. Therefore the new housing strategy, as drafted, takes account of these consultation responses, and is now ready for consideration for adoption.

Executive

 

Lead Member for Housing and Health

 

25 Jan 2023

 

Yes

No

Open

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

17 Jan 2023

 

 

Housing Strategy 2022-27

 

John Littlemore

 

Head of Housing & Regulatory Services

 

johnlittlemore@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Charges for Replacement Wheeled Bins

Proposal to introduce charges for the replacement of damaged refuse and recycling wheeled bins, in line with the Mid Kent Waste Partnership.

Executive

 

Lead Member for Environmental Services

 

25 Jan 2023

 

No

No

Open

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

17 Jan 2023

 

 

Charges for Replacement Wheeled Bins

 

Jennifer Stevens

 

Head of Environmental Services & Public Realm

 

jenniferstevens@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Property Acquisition for 1000 homes programme

Report regarding Acquisition of site for 1000 affordable homes programme

Executive

 

Lead Member for Housing and Health

 

25 Jan 2023

 

Yes

No

Part exempt

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

17 Jan 2023

 

Notification of ward members. Briefing to executive and lead member for PAC

Property Acquisition for 1000 homes programme

 

Philip Morris

 

 

 

philipmorris@maistone.gov.uk

 

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Review of Housing Assistance Policy (including DFG)

This policy addresses a number of services and funding streams delivered from within the Housing and Community Services department, to include the Disabled Facilities Grant and the Help You Home scheme too. The document sets out how these funding streams are utilised to deliver the desired community benefits.

 

 

Executive

 

Lead Member for Housing and Health

 

25 Jan 2023

 

Yes

No

Open

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

17 Jan 2023

 

 

Review of Housing Assistance Policy (including DFG)

 

John Littlemore

 

Head of Housing & Regulatory Services

 

johnlittlemore@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Commissioning Support from the VCS

 

Lead Member for Communities and Public Engagement

 

Lead Member for Communities and Public Engagement

 

30 Jan 2023

 

No

No

Open

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

17 Jan 2023

 

 

Commissioning Support from the VCS

 

Anna Collier

 

 

 

annacollier@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Award of Arboricultural Services Contract

Report to advise committee on the scope of the contract to provide tree pruning, tree safety works, planting and emergency call out service relating to Maidstone Borough Council owned land and tree stock. Committee are asked to endorse the award of contract to the selected company.

Lead Member for Environmental Services

 

Lead Member for Environmental Services

 

23 Feb 2023

 

Yes

No

Open

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

14 Feb 2023

 

 

Award of Arboricultural Services Contract

 

Andrew Williams

 

 

 

andrewwilliams@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Property Acquisition for 1,000 Affordable Homes Programme

Report regarding acquisition of site for 1,000 Affordable Homes Programme

Executive

 

Lead Member for Housing and Health

 

22 Mar 2023

 

Yes

No

Part exempt

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

14 Feb 2023

 

Notification to ward member. Briefing to Executive and Lead Member for PAC.

Property Acquisition for 1,000 Affordable Homes Programme

 

Andrew Connors

 

Housing Enabling Officer

 

andrewconnors@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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Heather House and Royal British Legion site

A report seeking approval to enter into contract with contractors for proposed works to Heather House and Royal British Legion Buildings.

Executive

 

Lead Member for Housing and Health

 

22 Mar 2023

 

Yes

No

Part exempt

Communities, Housing and Environment Policy Advisory Committee

14 Feb 2023

 

 

Heather House and Royal British Legion site

 

Andrew Connors, Alison Elliott

 

Housing Enabling Officer,

 

andrewconnors@maidstone.gov.uk, alisonelliott@maidstone.gov.uk

 

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