Committee details

CIL Board

Purpose of committee

Terms of Reference

 

a)                  The Board shall consider bids for CIL funding (in accordance with Appendices 1 and 2), and submit recommendations to Cabinet for ratification. If Cabinet chooses not to ratify a particular recommendation, then it shall provide an explanation setting out its concerns and request that the Board reconsiders the issue.

 

b)                 The Board will comprise of a permanent Chairman and Vice Chairman with a pool of 13 members, none of whom may be members of the Cabinet.

 

c)                  When a meeting is called the Chairman (or Vice Chairman in the Chairman’s absence or interest) will call at least 5 members (more if either the Chairman or Vice Chairman is unable to sit – see (d) below) to form the Board.  No Members will be called where a decision affects their ward.

 

d)                 Board members cannot vote on proposals in their ward.

 

e)                  The membership is to be chosen according to political proportionality rules.  If the application of (c) and (d) above results in a breach of these rules, then a substitution may be called from the pool of substitutes in order to maintain political proportionality.

 

f)                   All Board Members, including substitutes, must have undergone training before sitting on a Board.

 

g)                  Interested parties (including relevant ward members, Town/Parish council representatives and representatives from the body promoting the scheme) shall be permitted to speak for or against the proposals for a total of 3 minutes each. 

 

h)                 Board meetings shall be held 2-3 times a year.

 

i)                    The above arrangements shall be reviewed after 12 months.

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Email: Democratic.Services@sevenoaks.gov.uk 01732 227199.

 

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