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Agenda of Meeting

1st February 2010

A chance to air your views on matters concerning the TOWN


THE PUBLIC AND PRESS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO BE PRESENT
26th January, 2010

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, 1st FEBRUARY 2010 commencing at 7.30 p.m. when the undermentioned business is proposed to be transacted.

Yours faithfully,


Mrs. Theresa Byles
Town Clerk


Town Mayor:

Deputy Mayor:

Councillors:
Cllr. M. Bentley

Cllr. S. Savage

J. Almond, Ms. A. Beale, J. Bunkell, D. Denyer,
R. Hawkins, R. Knight, C. Mackenzie, I. Mackenzie,
Mrs. S. Riesebeck, T. Shrimpton,
K. Smith, P. Stilts and J. Wilsdon.
MEMBERS ARE REMINDED THAT THEY SHOULD DECLARE AN INTEREST WITH REGARD TO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA

AGENDA
  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive, consider and approve apologies for absence.
  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are reminded that they are required to declare any personal or prejudicial interests they know they might have in items of business on the agenda. They are reminded that they will need to repeat their declarations at the appropriate point in the meeting and leave the room if the interest is a prejudicial one. Unforeseen interests must be declared similarly at the appropriate time.
  3. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING

To receive, consider, approve and sign the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on 14th December, 2010 as a correct record.
(copy herewith)
  4. TOWN MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive a list of functions attended by the Town Mayor or Deputy Mayor since 14th December, 2009.
(copy herewith)
  5. MINUTES OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

To receive and consider the minutes of the following Committee meetings:
 5.1 Notes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21st December, 2009

(copy circulated with the agenda for the meeting held on 11th January, 2010)
 5.2 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 11th January, 2010

(copy circulated with the agenda for the meeting held on 25th January, 2010)
 5.3 Minutes of the Environment Committee meeting held on 18th January, 2010

(copy herewith)
 5.4 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 25th January, 2010

(copy herewith)
 5.5 Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 26th January, 2010

(copy to be circulated)
  6. WAR MEMORIAL WORKING PARTY

Cllr Shrimpton to report on the War Memorial Working Party meeting held on 27th January, 2010.
(copy of notes to be circulated)
  7. WEB SITE WORKING PARTY

To receive a report from Cllr. Charles MacKenzie.
  8. REPORTS FROM DISTRICT COUNCILLORS

To receive and consider reports from District Councillors.
  9. STRATEGIC ACTION GROUP FOR MALDON TOWN

To receive a report from the Strategic Action Group.
 10. HMS PLYMOUTH

To receive an update regarding HMS Plymouth.
 11. CAR PARKING CHARGES

Further to minute 87.1 of the Town Council meeting held on 14th December, 2009, to receive and consider a response from Maldon District Council regarding car park charges within the town.
(copy herewith - members only)
 12. MOOT HALL LEASE To approve and sign the Moot Hall lease subject to the recommendations of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 26th January, 2010.

(copy to be circulated)
 13. COUNCILLORS ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES

To receive and consider a report regarding Councillor's expenses and allowances as recommended by the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 26th January, 2010.
(copy to be circulated)
 14. PLANNING APPLICATIONS

To receive and consider a proposal from Cllr. Ian Mackenzie regarding planning applications.
(copy herewith - members only)
 15. RELIEF ROAD FOR BRADWELL POWER STATION

At the request of Cllr. T. Shrimpton, to consider whether the Town Council wishes to form a policy regarding the construction of a relief road should a new power station be built at Bradwell.

To note that the ECC Economic Development & Environment Policy and Scrutiny Committee is holding an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday, 2 February 2010 to consider the Government's Consultation on proposals for a new Nuclear Power Station at Bradwell. The meeting is open to the public.
 16. TOWN PLAN/TOWN DESIGN STATEMENT

Further to Planning Committee meetings, to consider whether the Town Council wishes to co-ordinate a project to compile a Town Plan or Town Design Statement. A booklet entitled, Maldon Future: A Community View was completed in 2002 as part of a community initiative organised by The Countryside Agency with administrative assistance from the Town Council. This booklet was never adopted by Maldon District Council.
(copy herewith - members only)
 17. DRAFT SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 2010 / 2011

To receive and consider a draft schedule of meetings for 2010 / 2011.
(copy herewith - members only)
 18. THE CAUSEWAY

To receive and consider a letter from Miss B. Claydon regarding the boundaries between Maldon and Heybridge along The Causeway.
(copy herewith - members only)
 19. DISTRICT COMMANDER OF THE MALDON POLICE DISTRICT

A letter has been received from Chief Inspector Nick Lee, informing the Town Council that from 4th January, 2010 he would be moving to take charge of the Braintree Police District. He thanks the Town Council for their support over the last two years and is grateful for the help that has been given to him. His replacement is Chief Inspector Steve Ditchburn.
 20. MEMBERS ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS/CONFERENCES/TRAINING

To receive reports from members and their attendance at meetings, conferences or training.
 21. FORTHCOMING CONFERENCES, TRAINING OR MEETINGS

Please advise the Town Clerk should you wish to attend any of these training days:
 21.1 EALC - How to Raise the Profile of your Parish Council - Thursday, 4th February, 2010 - Great Dunmow - 34.00 per delegate
 21.2 Roles and Responsibilities Course - Thursday, 11th February, 2010 - Great Dunmow - 34.00 per delegate
 21.3 Audit and Risk Assessment Day - Friday, 12th February, 2010 - Great Dunmow - 54 per delegate
 21.4 The Power of Well Being - Saturday, 6th March, 2010 - Great Dunmow - 34 per delegate
 22. MINUTES FROM OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS

(copies herewith - members only)
 22.1 Maldon Carnival Association - 12th November, 2009
 23. QUESTIONS FROM THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
Signed:
               Mrs. Theresa Byles, Town Clerk



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