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Agenda of Meeting

26th October 2009

A chance to air your views on matters concerning the TOWN


THE PUBLIC AND PRESS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO BE PRESENT
21st October, 2009

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, 26th OCTOBER 2009 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 3rd August, 2009 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 3rd August, 2009.
(copy herewith)
  5. MINUTES OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

To receive and consider the minutes of the following Committee meetings:
 5.1 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 10th August, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.2 Minutes of the Environment Committee meeting held on 11th August, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.3 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 24th August, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.4 Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 25th August, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.5 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 7th September, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.6 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21st September, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.7 Minutes of the Environment Committee meeting held on 22nd September, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.8 Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 28th September, 2009

(copy circulated with the agenda for the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 20th October, 2009)
 5.9 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 5th October, 2009

(copy herewith)
 5.10 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 19th October, 2009

(copy to be circulated)
 5.11 Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on 20th October, 2009

(copy to be circulated)
  6. REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY WORKING PARTY

To receive and consider the Notes of the Remembrance Sunday Working Party meeting held on 8th September, 2009.
(copy to follow)
  7. CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON EVENT AND CARNIVAL PARADE

To receive a report from the Town Clerk and make any necessary decisions.
(report herewith)
  8. TOWN COUNCIL AND MAYORAL FUNCTIONS

To receive the report of the Town Clerk and consider whether any action is required
(report herewith)
  9. STRATEGIC ACTION GROUP FOR MALDON TOWN

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

To receive an update regarding HMS Plymouth
 11. MALDON & DISTRICT SEA CADETS

To consider a proposal by Cllr Hawkins, to support the planning application for a new headquarters at Park Drive.
 12. TOWN COUNCIL SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

To consider two proposals by the Town Mayor to support young people in the town.
(report herewith)
 13. MOOT HALL

To receive a progress report on the proposed lease with the Friends of Moot Hall and if available, to approve and sign the lease
(copy to follow)
 14. ALCOHOL HARM REDUCTION OFFICER

To receive a letter of introduction from the Alcohol Harm Reduction Officer, Maldon District Council.
(copy herewith - members only)
 15. MENTAL HEALTH

To receive a report from Tom Kelly, the Town Council's representative for health issues on mental health.
(copy to follow)
 16. NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH SIGNS

To receive and consider a letter from the Essex Watch Administrator, Maldon and Dengie area, Essex Police regarding Neighbourhood Watch signage.
(copy herewith - members only)
 17. MEMBERS ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS/CONFERENCES/TRAINING

To receive reports from members and their attendance at meetings, conferences or training.
 17.1 EALC - Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2009 - Plantation Hall, Heybridge
The Town Clerk attended the afternoon session.
 17.2 Action for Market Towns "Beyond the Recession"

To receive a report from the Town Clerk
(copy herewith)
 18.

 18.1
FORTHCOMING CONFERENCES, TRAINING OR MEETINGS

EALC - Calendar of Events 2010
(copy herewith - members only)
 18.2 EALC Meeting for the Parishes within Maldon District

Tuesday, 10th November, 2009 - Wickham Bishops Parish Hall
 18.3 Essex Training Partnership - Roles and Responsibilities

Thursday, 12th November, 2009 - 9.30 - 12.30 - 34.00 per delegate
 18.4 EALC - Chairman's Day - Modules 5 & 6

Wednesday, 25th November, 2009 - 10.00 - 3.30 - Great Dunmow - 54 per delegate
 18.5 NALC - Larger Councils Conference

Wednesday, 2nd December, 2009 - Royal National Hotel, London - 195.50 per delegate
 19. MINUTES FROM OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS

(Copies herewith - members only)
 19.1 Maldon Twinning Association - 7th October, 2009
 20. QUESTIONS FROM THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
Signed:
               Mrs. Theresa Byles, Town Clerk



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