PADDOCK WOOD TOWN COUNCIL
The Podmore Building, St Andrews Field, St Andrews Road
Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6HT
Telephone: 01892 837373
NOTICE OF A MEETING OF PADDOCK WOOD TOWN COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON Monday 16 January 2023 at 7.45 pm in The Day Centre, Commercial Road, Paddock Wood
Residents do not need to attend a meeting to ask a question of the Council. Questions can be sent at any time to the Council offices using the details above.
QUESTIONS FROM RESIDENTS (15 minutes)
If you wish to speak to the Council about any item on the agenda, please see the updated Protocol for the Public attending Town Council and Committee meetings, which can be found on the website or can be obtained from the Town Council offices.
BOROUGH & COUNTY COUNCILLORS UPDATE (10 minutes)
Town Councillors should submit questions a week in advance, if possible, to the Borough/County Councillor concerned (copied to the Town Clerk).
C103 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
C104 MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING.
C104.1 To APPROVE the minutes from the meeting held on 19 December 2022 (Attached)
C104.2 To NOTE the minutes from the Planning & Environment Committee meeting held on 19 December 2022 (Attached)
C104.3 To NOTE the minutes from the Finance Committee held on 09 January 2023 (To follow)
C105 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES NOT INCLUDED ELSEWHERE ON THE AGENDA
C106 2023/2024 BUDGET: To approve the councils budget and precepting requirements for 2023 / 2024
C107 2023 / 2024 HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT PLAN: To consider
C108 NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN: To receive information regarding TWBC’s response to the Inspectors Correspondence
C109 WESLEY CENTRE, PADDOCK: To receive and consider new information. TWBC has classified the Wesley Centre as a site to be reviewed for development and sale in their 2023 / 2024 asset management plan. The consultation can be found at
C110.1 To Note the receipt voucher from no 225 (Attached)
C110.2 To APPROVE the payment voucher from no 841 (Attached)
C110.3 To Note the bank reconciliation as at 31.12.22 (Attached)
C110.4 To Note the bank statement as at 31.12.22 (Attached)
C110.5 Van Acquisition: To consider budget recommendation from the Finance Committee
C111 LOCAL PLAN UPDATE: To receive any new information
C112 WARM SPACES UPDATE: To receive information
C113 REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES
C113.1 TWBC Chairman’s meeting
C113.2 Paddock Wood Business Association
C113.3 Bereko Committee
C113.4 KALC Area Committee
C113.5 Medway Valley Line
C113.6 Hop Pickers Line
C113.7 Youth Council
C113.8 Putlands Leisure Centre
C113.9 Royal British Legion
C113.10 Members who attended any other meeting on behalf of PWTC will be invited to report.
C114 COMMUNITY CENTRE UPDATE
C114.1 To receive any new information and to consider TC actions
C114.2 To receive and note financial data
C115 MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PRIVATE: Members to consider whether to pass a resolution under Section 100(A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that consideration of the items of business is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, Access to Information: Exempt Information to the Act (as amended).
C115.1 Staffing Issues: To receive information
C116 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: To confirm as Monday 20 February 2023, at 7.45 pm in The Day Centre, Commercial Road
Locum Clerk to the Council
10 January 2023