Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 15 May 2018. pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 15 May 2018 be approved and signed as a correct record.

 

2.

To receive any declarations of interest not included in the register of interest from Members in respect of items of business included on the agenda for this meeting

Minutes:

No additional declarations of interest were received. 

 

3.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman reported to Members that the second dementia run raised over £7,000 for local dementia services. She also confirmed that the summer family fun days had returned for another year, with days planned from 30 July for four weeks.

 

The Chairman announced that the Big Sing took place at the Stag Theatre on 21 June and was a successful event, with over £500 raised for local mental health charities. She was happy the event brought communities closer together.

 

The Chairman reported that she held her first charity event at a local Indian restaurant on 23 July, which raised £1,340 for the Silas Pullen Fund.

 

She also advised Members about Mental Health Day on 10 October. The Chairman announced she would be holding events from 8-12 October with support from District and Parish councils.

 

The Chairman also advised Members about the Every Step Counts project. She told Members that there were now four walks now active with a walk in Riverhead to be launched in late August or early September. 

 

4.

To receive any questions from members of the public under paragraph 17 of Part 2 (The Council and District Council Members) of the Constitution.

Minutes:

No questions had been received.

 

5.

To receive any petitions submitted by members of the public under paragraph 18 of Part 2 (The Council and District Council Members) of the Constitution.

Minutes:

No petitions had been received.

 

 

6.

Matters considered by the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

a)            Christmas Parking

 

Councillor Fleming moved and Councillor Dickins seconded the recommendation from Cabinet.  The report sought funding for free concessionary parking Cabinet had agreed to being provided on specified weekends up to Christmas 2018.

Resolved:  That the cost in terms of loss of income for free Christmas parking be met from Supplementary Estimates.

 

7.

To consider the following reports from the Chief Executive or other Chief Officers on matters requiring the attention of Council: pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Fleming moved and Councillor Lowe seconded the recommendation within the report which sought declaration of a vacancy.

 

Resolved:  That

 

a)   it be noted that Ms Ingrid Tennessee has ceased to be a member of this authority by virtue of her absence; and

 

b)   a vacancy in Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth ward be declared.

 

8.

To consider any questions by Members under paragraph 19.3 of Part 2 (The Council and District Council Members) of the Constitution, notice of which have been duly given.

Minutes:

No questions had been received.

9.

To consider any motions by Members under paragraph 20 of Part 2 (The Council and District Council Members) of the Constitution, notice of which have been duly given.

Minutes:

No questions had been received.

 

10.

To receive the report of the Leader of the Council on the work of the Cabinet since the last Council meeting. pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council reported on the work that he and the Cabinet had undertaken in the period 16 April to 16 July 2018.

 

Members questioned the meeting on 1 May with Kent County Council Leader Paul Carter. The Leader confirmed that this meeting took place to look at sites in the centre of Sevenoaks, in order to look at bringing education facilities to the town. He confirmed that the education facility, if possible, would be for higher or further education students.

 

 

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