The Council meeting is where
all 59 Councillors discuss and decide the Council’s policy
framework and budget. Certain other decisions are also reserved for
the Council such as making changes to Medway’s constitution,
determining electoral issues and dealing with matters which are not
the responsibility of the Cabinet.
meets approximately six times a year and the Mayor presides over
the meeting, ensuring that business is properly conducted. In
addition to receiving reports from the Cabinet, Overview and
Scrutiny Committees and Council officers, time is set aside for
local people to ask questions and for Councillors to submit topics
for debate, known as motions.