Decision details

Report of the Head of Commercial and Economic Development - Maidstone Museums Development Plan

Decision Maker: Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the proposals to restructure Maidstone Museum’s Service and consider the capital programme.



1)  The progress on the staff restructure, the appointment of a new full time Museum’s Director and the museum improvements programme be noted;

2)  The formation of a Museum’s Strategic Board to develop and oversee delivery of a 20 year Strategic Plan for the Museum Service be agreed;

3)  The appointment of the Chairmen of both Heritage, Culture and Leisure and Policy and Resources Committees to serve on the Museum’s Strategic Board be supported; and

4)  The first phase capital programme outlined for inclusion in the Council’s capital programme which will go to Policy and Resources Committee on 27 January 2016 be agreed.

Contact: Dawn Hudd Dawn Hudd: 01622 602336 Email:

Report author: Dawn Hudd

Publication date: 07/01/2016

Date of decision: 05/01/2016

Decided: 05/01/2016 - Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

Effective from: 15/01/2016

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