PADDOCKWOOD 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 20th December 2021 IN THE DAY CENTRE COMMERCIAL ROAD AT 7.45 PM
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 any member of the public wishes to ask a question or make a statement in respect of the business on the agenda these should be submitted in advance. You can do this either in writing to or by telephoning the town council office 2 working days before the meeting. This will allow the relevant information to be gathered.
Where you are not able to submit questions in respect of business on the agenda 2 days in advance, in exceptional circumstances and at the discretion of the Chairman, you may be permitted to ask the question at the meeting. In this event a written or oral response will be provided later.
(Please see the Protocol for the public attending Town Council and Committee meetings, which can be found on the website.)
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).
C77 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
C78 MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING.
Minutes of previous meetings are available on the Council website
(a) To APPROVE the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on 15th November 2021 & 29th November 2021.
(b) To NOTE the minutes of the Planning & Environment Committee meeting held on the 15th November & 6th December 2021
(c) To Note the minutes of the Finance Meeting held on the 6th December 2021.
(d) To Note the minutes of the Estates Meeting held on 13th December 2021 (if available)
C79 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES
(a) C68b – a one off garden waste collection has been carried out in Paddock Wood.
(b) C68(c) – A response had been received from TWBC regarding the risk assessment for the closure of the HWA. The response had been forwarded to members.
C80 COMMUNITY CENTRE
(a) To consider the attached report on the drawdown of the PWLB Loan.
(b) To receive an update on the current position.
C81 MASCALLS GRANGE
The Town Council has been approached by Persimmon Homes asking if the Council would accept the transfer of land along the border of Green Lane spinney. Members are asked if, subject to a legal agreement they would agree to the transfer. The strip of land is shown on the attached plan. This would tidy up the boundary and place the ditch on Town Council owned land.
If any member has any queries regarding the financial transactions, would they please contact the office prior to the meeting.
- a) To APPROVE the payments list.
- b) To NOTE the receipts list
(c) To consider grant request from the Community Car Service. Application, accounts and notes provided to members. (Application was considered previously but members required more information-now provided) Clerk to advise re balance of grant fund.
C83 NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
Update from Chairman
C84 REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES
(a) Chairman’s meeting.
(b) Paddock Wood Business Association
(c) Bereko Committee
(d) KALC – AGM will take place on the 13th November 2021.
(e) Medway Valley Line
(f) Hop Pickers Line
(g) Youth Council – minutes/meeting notes have been uploaded onto the website
(h) Putlands Leisure Centre Liaison meeting
(i) Liaison Meeting with developers
(j) Strategic Sites Meeting & Future Development Plans
(k) Royal British Legion
Under section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (admission to meetings) Act 1960 the following item may be exempt from the press and public.
C85 COMPLAINT FROM LOCAL RESIDENT
To consider the attached complaint and agree a response.
C86 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be held on Monday 17th January 2022.
Deputy Clerk to the Council
13th December 2021