Agenda

General Purposes Committee - Wednesday, 25th January, 2023 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: committee.services@tmbc.co.uk

Link: View Meeting

Items
No. Item

1.

Guidance for the Conduct of Meetings pdf icon PDF 107 KB

PART 1 - PUBLIC

2.

Apologies for absence

3.

Notification of Substitute Members pdf icon PDF 167 KB

4.

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Members are reminded of their obligation under the Council’s Code of Conduct to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests in any matter(s) to be considered or being considered at the meeting. These are explained in the Code of Conduct on the Council’s website at Code of conduct – Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council (tmbc.gov.uk).

 

Members in any doubt about such declarations are advised to contact Legal or Democratic Services in advance of the meeting.

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings of General Purposes Committee held on 23 November 2022 (extraordinary) and 3 October 2022

 

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Matters for Recommendation to the Council

6.

Localism Act - Pay Policy pdf icon PDF 203 KB

The report summarises the requirements of the Localism Act and presents an updated Pay Policy Statement for 2023/24 at Annex 1.

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Decisions to be taken under Delegated Powers

7.

Pay Award 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

This report requests Members to consider a pay award of 5% for employees for 2023/24

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8.

Urgent Items pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent due to special circumstances and of which notice has been given to the Chief Executive.

8a

Amendment to Final Proposals for Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Following agreement of the final proposals of the Ward Boundaries and Polling Districts at the General Purposes Meeting of 12 September 2022, on making the technical changes in the Elections software, it brought to light some amendments required for 3 parish wards polling districts.

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Matters for consideration in Private

9.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 4 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.

PART 2 - PRIVATE

Decisions to be taken under Delegated Powers

10.

Establishment Report

This report sets out for Members’ approval a number of establishment changes recommended by Management Team.  Members should note that, in accordance with adopted conventions, all of the savings/costs referred to in this report reflect the salary at the top of the scale/grade plus associated on costs.

 

The background in respect of the Review of Sports Development  is available as part of the Cabinet papers  considered on 8 November 2022 (CB 22/100). 

 

Decision Notice D220099CAB is attached for convenience.

11.

Urgent Items pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent due to special circumstances and of which notice has been given to the Chief Executive.