Council - Thursday, 18 April 2024 7.00pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4UH

Contact: Wayne Hemingway, Head of Democratic Services 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct. Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 2.


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 428 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 29 February 2024.


Mayor's announcements


Leader's announcements




Public questions pdf icon PDF 94 KB

This report sets out the public questions received for this meeting. 

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Motions pdf icon PDF 88 KB

 This report sets out motions received for this meeting.

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Leader's report pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Members' questions pdf icon PDF 96 KB

This report sets out Members’ questions received for this meeting. 

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Star Hill to Sun Pier Conservation Area - Request to Extend the Conservation Area pdf icon PDF 133 KB

This report seeks Council approval to extend the boundary of the Star Hill to Sun Pier Conservation Area, as recommended in the Management Plan.

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Cumulative Impact Assessment pdf icon PDF 136 KB

This report requests that the Council approves the  Cumulative Impact Assessment 2024 to 2027, following consideration by the Licensing and Safety Committee on 19 March 2024 and by the Cabinet on 9 April 2024.


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Constitutional Issues - Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 147 KB

This report seeks approval to amend the scheme of delegation in relation to the referral of planning applications to the Planning Committee. It also seeks approval to amend the Planning Code of Good Practice, in relation to the role of ward Councilors addressing the Committee.

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Establishment of Committees, Appointments and Schedule of Meetings 2024/2025 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

This report asks the Council to make a number of recommendations to the Annual meeting of the Council on 15 May 2024 regarding the committees and other bodies to be appointed for 2024/2025 and also a programme of meetings.

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Report on Overview and Scrutiny Activity pdf icon PDF 169 KB

This report provides a summary of the work of the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committees since the last report to Council on 24 January 2024.


Contract Letting - Exceptional Circumstances pdf icon PDF 144 KB

This report details contracts awarded in accordance with the provisions of Contract Procedure Rule 1.8.2 of the Contract Procedures Rules which were effective for the period this report covers.

Exemptions to Contract Procedure Rules, to deal with the letting of contracts in exceptional circumstances where it is considered to be in the best interests of the Council to do so, can be approved by the Monitoring Officer, provided that the exemption does not breach UK Directive, Statute or Regulation.


Use of Urgency Provisions pdf icon PDF 102 KB

This report provides details of a recent usage of urgency provisions contained within the Constitution.