Regeneration, Culture and Environment Overview And Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 2 December 2021 6.30pm

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

Contact: Ellen Wright, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of Meeting pdf icon PDF 395 KB

To approve the Record of the Meeting held on 14 October 2021.


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 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.



Petitions pdf icon PDF 195 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 response sent to the petition organiser by officers.


There is one petition referral to be considered at this Committee requesting effective traffic calming measures along the entirety of Marlborough Road, Gillingham, where they are not already in existence.


Annual Scrutiny of the Community Safety Partnership including an update on the Community Safety Plan 2020 to 2024 pdf icon PDF 185 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 2019, which summarises the findings of the strategic assessment. This report provides information on the Community Safety Plan covering the period from 2020 to 2024.

Additional documents:


Attendance by the Portfolio Holder for Resources pdf icon PDF 502 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.


Draft Capital and Revenue Budget 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 388 KB

This report presents the Council’s draft capital and revenue budgets for 2022/23. 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 2022.


The draft budget is based on the principles set out in the Financial Outlook 2022/23 reported to Cabinet on 28 September 2021.


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Council Plan Performance Monitoring Report and Risk Register Quarter 2 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Medway’s Council Plan 2021/22 sets out the Council’s three priorities. This report and appendices summarise how we performed in Q2 2021/22 on the delivery of the two priorities relevant for this Committee: Place and Growth.


This report also presents the Q2 2021/22 review of the Council’s Strategic Risk Register.

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Work programme pdf icon PDF 191 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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Exclusion of the press and public pdf icon PDF 179 KB

This report summarises the content of the appendix to agenda item 7, which, in the opinion of the proper officer, contains exempt information within one of the categories in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. It is a matter for the Committee to determine whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of document. 




Exempt appendix to Agenda Item 7 - Attendance by the Portfolio Holder for Resources

This item contains exempt information concerning Pentagon Income.