38/08/21CL: Apologies for Absence

 

To receive apologies for absence.

Relevant Legislation: Local Government Act 1972, s 85.

 

39/08/21CL: 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.

 

40/08/21CL: 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 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.

 

41/08/21CL: Approval of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the council held on Wednesday 21 July 2021

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

>View the Draft Minutes for the Meeting of 21 July 2021opens PDF file

42/08/21CL: Reports from other authorities and agencies

 

To receive reports from representatives of other authorities and agencies

  1. Kent Police
  2. Kent County Council
  3. Dartford Borough Council

>View the Kent County Council Report from Cllr P Coleopens PDF file

43/08/21CL: London Road lorry parking survey results

 

Members are requested to note the findings of the survey and resolve to pursue the safety concerns with Kent Highways.

>View the Lorry Parking Consultation Results Reportopens PDF file

44/08/21CL: Playground Launch Event

 

Members are requested to note the details for the Playground Launch Event to be held Monday 30th August 2021 as noted in the report.

>View the Playground Launch Event Reportopens PDF file

45/08/21CL: Claire Tiltman Centre Launch and Annual Parish Meeting

 

Members are requested to note that the Claire Tiltman Centre Launch event and the Annual Parish Meeting will now be on Wednesday 6th October 2021.

 

46/08/21CL: Adoption of Polices and Procedures

  1. To formally adopt the community engagement policy

>View the Community Engagement Policy 2021opens PDF file

  1. To formally adopt the disciplinary and grievance procedures

>View the Grievance Procedure 2021opens PDF file

>View the Disciplinary Procedure 2021opens PDF file

  1. To formally adopt the freedom of information and data protection policy

>View the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Policy 2021opens PDF file

  1. To formally adopt the revised grant award policy

>View the Grant Award Policy 2021opens PDF file

47/08/21CL: Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) Application

In line with the key objectives of the Strategic Plan, the compilation of the council’s portfolio of evidence for the LCAS is now complete and requires council resolution prior to formal submission.  All required documentation is attached, together with an Agenda Report that summarises the rationale and criteria.  Following council resolution, a formal submission will be made by the deadline of Friday 10th September 2021.

  1. To resolve that all documentation and information is in place to meet the LCAS Quality Gold award requirements
  2. To resolve confirmation that, as part of the LCAS evidence required, all council staff are employed under an appropriate employment contract
  3. To resolve that the council will be submitting an application for accreditation at the LCAS Quality Gold level

>View the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) Reportopens PDF file

48/08/21CL: Planning Applications

 

  1.  To note representations by officers made under the council’s scheme of delegation.

Relevant legislation: Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Planning Application
Description
Council Response
opens in a new window21/01043/FUL            8 Capstan Court Crossways Business Park Dartford Kent DA2 6QG
Erection of a demountable freezer facility within existing parking area to the west of the existing building and installation of replacement perimeter fencing
No observation made.
opens in a new window21/01126/TPO – 11 Jepson Drive Stone Kent DA2 6FR
Application for T1 to reduce 1 X Chestnut Tree by 2.0/2.5 metres (intended finished dimensions from 14m in height to 12m in height) subject to Tree Preservation Order No.1 1998
No observation made.
opens in a new window21/01207/FUL – 30 Clarendon Gardens Dartford Kent DA2 6EZ
Alterations to roof from hip end to barn end for provision of a dormer window in side elevation and roof lights in other side elevation in connection with providing additional room sin the roof space
No observation made.
opens in a new window21/01271/FUL – 4 Elstar Mews Greenhithe Kent DA9 9WU
Provision of roof lights in front and rear elevations, relocation of solar panels on rear elevation in connection with providing additional rooms in the roof space
No observation made.
opens in a new window21/01270/FUL – 2 Elstar Mews Greenhithe Kent DA9 9WU
Provision of roof lights in front and rear elevations, relocation of solar panels on rear elevation in connection with providing additional rooms in the roof space
No observation made.
opens in a new window21/01289/FUL – 6A Steele Avenue Greenhithe Kent DA9 9PH
Erection of a single storey side extension
No observation made.

 

 

49/08/21CL: Authorisation of Payments

A schedule of supplier payments is presented for council resolution to authorise payment.

>View the Schedule of Supplier Payments for Authorisationopens PDF file