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Agenda of Meeting

3rd April 2006

A chance to air your views on matters concerning the TOWN


THE PUBLIC AND PRESS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO BE PRESENT
28th March, 2006

Dear Councillor,

You are summoned to attend a meeting of the MALDON TOWN COUNCIL to be held in the CONFERENCE ROOM, Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon on MONDAY, 3rd APRIL 2006 commencing at 7.30 p.m. when the undermentioned business is proposed to be transacted.

Prior to the meeting, the Mayor will be formally "Switching On" the new external lighting scheme at St. Peter's Tower and the Plume Building. Should members wish to attend please meet at St. Peters Churchyard for 7.00pm.

Yours faithfully,


Mrs. Theresa Byles
Town Clerk


Town Mayor:

Deputy Mayor:

Councillors:




Invited to attend:
Cllr. Rev. T. Shrimpton

Cllr. Mrs. S. Riesebeck

A. Almond, M. Bentley, Mrs. M. Curtis, D. Denyer,
Mrs. M. Game, K. Jennings, D. Keighley, C. MacKenzie,
I. Mackenzie, B. Mead, S. Savage and K. Smith .


Father Andrew McIntosh
MEMBERS ARE REMINDED THAT THEY SHOULD DECLARE AN INTEREST WITH REGARD TO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA

AGENDA
  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive and accept apologies for absence.
  2. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING

To receive, consider and approve the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on 13th February, 2006 as a correct record.
(copy herewith)
  3.

 3.1
MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive and consider a list of functions attended by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor since the Town Council meeting held 13th February, 2006.
(copy herewith)
 3.2 To thank publicly the service of Father Andrew McIntosh who is retiring after 25 years of service as Rector of St. Mary's Church.
 3.3 To receive a framed souvenir programme from the Maldon Pantomime Society for display in the Town Hall Foyer.
 3.4 To receive a framed souvenir photograph from the Maldon Promenaders for display in the Town Hall Foyer.
  4. MINUTES OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

To receive, consider and approve the minutes of the following Committee meetings:
 4.1 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 20th February, 2006

(copy circulated with the agenda for the Planning Committee meeting held on 6th March, 2006)
 4.2 Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes meeting held on 21st February, 2006.

(copy herewith)
 4.3 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 6th March, 2006

(copy circulated with the agenda for the Planning Committee meeting held on 20th March, 2006)
 4.4 Minutes of the Environment Committee meeting held on 13th March, 2006.

(copy herewith)
 4.5 Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 27th March, 2006.

(copy herewith)
  5. APPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER TO SERVE ON THE ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

Due to the resignation of Cllr. Mrs. Williams members are requested to consider the appointment of a member to serve on the Environment Committee for the remainder of the municipal year.
  6.

 6.1
MARKET HILL PUBLIC CONSULTATION

To receive a verbal report from Cllr. I. Mackenzie regarding a public consultation held on 28th February, 2006 to discuss concerns regarding Market Hill.
 6.2 To note that the following letter has been received from the Divisional Commander, Mobile Support Division Essex Police which stated:

I am pleased that the presence of Mr. Adam Pipe at the public meeting was a benefit and that all parties were able to voice their opinions. The meeting provided an opportunity to explain that work is being done to assist the situation and I am sure you will be kept informed of future development.
  7.

 7.1
ST. PETER'S CHURCHYARD

Post Lantern
Further to minute 79.1 of the Environment Committee meeting held on 13th March, 2006, to help facilitate the completion of this project, members are requested to consider the quotation in the sum of 1,662.00 plus VAT from Abco Electrical supply and to fit a Torino post lantern with a single head for a sodium lamp in St. Peter's Churchyard.
 7.2 Wood Sculpture

Further to minute 79.2 of the Environment Committee meeting held on 13th March, 2006 to receive and consider a quotation in the sum of 1,125.00 from Peter Leadbeater, for a carving of a monk using the tree trunk at the rear of St. Peter's Churchyard. Mr Leadbeater is a sculpture and maker of contemporary furniture and a copy of his CV and photographs showing examples of his work will be available for inspection at the meeting.
  8. SHAPING THE FUTURE - PUBLIC CONSULTATION

To receive and consider from the North Essex NHS Mental Health Partnership a summary of the Foundation Trust Formal Consultation document and response form. A full copy of the document is available for inspection in the office or can be viewed or downloaded from www.nemhpt.nhs.uk.
(copy herewith - members only)
  9. MEMBERS ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS

To receive a verbal report from Cllr. Mrs. Riesebeck regarding her attendance at a "Swim at the Prom" held on 17th February, 2006.
 10.

 10.1
TOWN CENTRE MANAGEMENT BOARD MEETING

To receive the minutes of the Maldon Town Centre Management Board Meeting held on 22nd February, 2006.
(copy herewith - members only)
 10.2 Further to the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 27th March, 2006, to approve the recommendation that the Town Council's budget for the Town Centre Management Service for 2006/2007 be utilised to extend the existing service until 30th September, 2006, subject to the conclusion of satisfactory written agreements between Maldon District Council, the Chamber of Trade and Commerce and the Town Council.
 11. MINUTES FROM OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS -

To receive copies of the minutes from outside organisations:
(copies herewith - members only)

a. Maldon District Heritage & Museums Forum - 5th December, 2005
b. Maeldune Trust - 12th January, 2006
c. MDC - Leisure and Recreation Task Group - 30th January, 2006
d. ASB Sub Group - Maldon Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership - 21st February, 2006
 12. QUESTIONS FROM THE PRESS AND PUBLIC



ITEMS   (copy, report herewith)  are available for inspection at the Town Hall during normal office hours.

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