Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview And Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 8 December 2022 6.30pm

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

Contact: Jon Pitt, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of Meeting pdf icon PDF 384 KB

To approve the Record of the Meeting held on 13 October 2022.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report.


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests and Whipping pdf icon PDF 471 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 4.


Attendance by the Portfolio Holder for Resources pdf icon PDF 300 KB

This report sets out progress made within the areas covered by the Portfolio Holder for Resources which fall within the remit of this Committee.


Annual Scrutiny of the Community Safety Partnership, Including an Update on the Community Safety Plan 2020 - 2024 pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Community Safety Partnerships (CSPs) are under a duty to produce a Community Safety Plan to formulate and implement a strategy to reduce crime and disorder, combat substance misuse, and reduce re-offending.


This report provides information on the operation of the CSP from October

2021, which summarises the findings of the strategic assessment. This report provides information on the Community Safety Plan covering the period from 2020 to 2024.


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Council Plan Performance Monitoring Report and Strategic Risk Summary Quarter 2 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Medway’s Council Plan 2022/23 sets out the Council’s three priorities. This report and appendices summarise how we performed in Q2 2022/23 on the delivery of the programmes and measures which fall under the remit of this committee which are: Place and Growth.

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Draft Capital and Revenue Budget 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 237 KB

This report sets out the Council’s draft capital and revenue budgets for 2023/24. In accordance with the Constitution, Cabinet is required to develop ‘initial budget proposals’ approximately three months before finalising the budget and setting council tax levels at the end of February 2023.


The draft budget is based on the principles set out in the Financial Outlook 2023/24 considered by the Cabinet on 18 October 2022.

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River Strategy Progress Update pdf icon PDF 99 KB

This report provides an update and presentation on the SQW commission to produce a River Strategy and to consider progress so far.

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S106 Developer Contributions pdf icon PDF 172 KB

This report provides information on Section 106 (S106) legal agreements and proposes to circulate a quarterly briefing note for members on S106 activities in line with regular reporting to Planning Committee. Wider information, including annual spend, will be provided through the Medway Infrastructure Funding Statement.


Petitions pdf icon PDF 129 KB

This report advises the Committee of petitions received by the Council which fall within the remit of this Committee including a summary of the responses sent to the petition organisers by officers.


Work programme pdf icon PDF 128 KB

This item advises Members of the current work programme and allows the Committee to adjust it in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives Members the opportunity to shape and direct the Committee’s activities over the year. 


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