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 7 June 2023

 

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

 

 

5 – Kent Police

To note the Crime statistics map from Kent Police for Stone Castle and Stone House

Stone Castle Crime Map

Stone House Crime Map

 

6 – Events

 

 

6.1 – Summer Events

To note cost and attendance details for the Summer Youth Activities 2023.

 

6.2 – Autumn/Winter Events

To discuss the Autumn & Winter Events as outlined in the attached report.

 

6.3 – Calendar of Events 2024

To consider a draft calendar of Events for 2024. This initial list of proposed events mirrors existing activities and will be subject to enhancement works being carried out at Stone Recreation Ground. Further additions to this list may be proposed once responses to the recent Community Needs Survey have been analysed and the Events Officer has returned from maternity leave.

 

7 – Committee Budget 2024

To Consider and Resolve Committee budget recommendations for 2024. Members are requested to discuss and make suggestions for budgetary inclusion for 2024-25 for activities falling under the remit of the CEWE Committee.