Maldon Town Council
Agenda of Meeting
3rd August 2009
A chance to air your views on matters concerning the TOWN
THE PUBLIC AND PRESS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO BE PRESENT
|27th July, 2009
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 AUGUST 2009 commencing at 7.30 p.m. when the undermentioned business
is proposed to be transacted.
Mrs. Theresa Byles
|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
||APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive, consider and approve apologies for absence.
||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.
||MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING
To receive, consider, approve and sign the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on 22nd June, 2009 as a correct record.
||TOWN MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
To receive a list of functions attended by the Town Mayor and Deputy Mayor since 22nd June, 2009.
|| MINUTES OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
To receive and consider the minutes of the following Committee meetings:
|| Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 29th June, 2009
(copy circulated with the agenda for the Planning Committee meeting held on 13th July, 2009
|| Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 13th July, 2009
(copy circulated with the agenda for the Planning Committee meeting held on 27th July, 2009)
|| Minutes of the Environment Committee meeting held on 14th July, 2009
|| Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 20th July, 2009
|| Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 27th July, 2009
(copy to follow)
|| WEBSITE WORKING PARTY
To consider and, if appropriate approve, the recommendation of the Working Party for the preferred contractor
|| STRATEGIC ACTION GROUP FOR MALDON TOWN
To receive a report from the Action Group
|| HMS PLYMOUTH
To receive an update regarding HMS Plymouth
|| ECC - COMMUNITY INITIATIVES FUND 2009/2010
ECC launched the next round of CIF on 6th July, 2009. There will initially be a fund of £6m which will be divided over the next four year term. There will be no separate CIF (Youth) this year, but the funds available for the CIF itself will be £100,000 for each district. The deadline for applications is 6th November, 2009. CIF (Highways) will also run again with a £1million fund to be divided across Essex. The upper limit has been extended to £50,000. To consider capital projects for which an application to the fund could be made. To note that the Town Council will need to provide some funding towards suggested projects.
|| MDC - COMPREHENSIVE EQUALITY POLICY - CONSULTATION
To receive and comment on the draft MDC Comprehensive Equality Policy, incorporating the Single Equality Scheme. The draft policy sets out their commitment to promoting equality of opportunity for the citizens of the Maldon District Council and for employees and/or potential employees of the District Council.
(copy herewith - members only)
|| MALDON DISTRICT CONSERVATION AND DESIGN AWARDS 2009
Further to minute 62 of the Planning Committee meeting held on 27th July, 2009 to consider nominations of projects withinthe following categories: Building Conservation, Nature Conservation/Landscape, Design, Sustainability. Closing date for nominations is 31st August, 2009.
|| MEMBERS ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS/CONFERENCES/TRAINING
|| ECC - Mid Essex Forum - 23rd July, 2009
To receive a report from Councillors who attended the meeting.
|| FORTHCOMING CONFERENCES, TRAINING OR MEETINGS
|| NALC Conference "Putting People First"
Friday 4 - Saturday 5 September, 2009, London
|| Chairman's Day 1
Wednesday, 9th September, 2009 - Great Dunmow between 10.00am - 3.00 pm - £54.00 per delegate
|| EALC - Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, 23rd September, 2009 - Plantation Hall, Heybridge
|| Action for Market Towns "Beyond the Recession"
Friday, 13th - Saturday. 14th October, 2009 - Melton Mowbray - £295.00 per delegate
|| EALC Meeting for the Parishes within Maldon District
Tuesday, 10th November, 2009 - Wickham Bishops Parish Hall
|| MINUTES FROM OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS
(Copies herewith - members only)
|| Maeldune Trust - 15th June, 2009
|| Maldon Twinning Association - 15th July, 2009
||QUESTIONS FROM THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
Mrs. Theresa Byles, Town Clerk
ITEMS (copy, report herewith) are available
for inspection at the Town Hall during normal office hours.