Agenda for the Meeting of the Community Engagement & Events Committee to be held Wednesday 8 March 2023

1 – Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Relevant Legislation: Local Government Act 1972, s 85.

2 – Disclosure of Pecuniary Interests

To receive disclosure of any pecuniary interests relating to meeting agenda items.
Having declared an interest, a member must not participate in discussion on the matter and must not take part in any vote unless an appropriate dispensation has been granted.
Relevant Legislation: Localism Act 2011, s 31.

3 – Public Participation

The council meets and makes its decisions in public. A council meeting is not a public meeting. It is a meeting held in public and there is no requirement in law which allows members of the public to speak at such meetings.


However, the council is keen to encourage public attendance at meetings and will therefore provide an opportunity to local registered electors to show it is committed to community engagement.


A maximum of 3 minutes is allowed per person to speak and the total length of time afforded for public participation at each meeting shall be no more than 15 minutes, subject to an extension of this time, in exceptional circumstances, being agreed by the Chairman.


Relevant Legislation: Local Government Act, s 100.

4 – Approval of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Community Engagement & Events Committee held on Wednesday 9 November 2022

Relevant Legislation: Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, para 41 (1).

5 – Kent Police

PCSO Keers is unable to attend. The statistics for crime in the area, separated by Borough Ward, can be found here:

6 – Kent Community Warden Service

To receive an update from the Kent Community Warden Service

7 – Youth Services

To receive an update on Youth Service Provision. Jane Relf will provide members with an update on the current provision in Stone and proposed changes.

8 – Events

  1. To note details of the upcoming Easter event at Stone Pavilion/Stone Recreation Ground.


  1. To consider plans for Christmas Events 2023.





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