Agenda and draft minutes

Boundary and Electoral Arrangements Working Party - Friday, 26th June, 2015 9.00 am

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No. Item




Apologies were received from Councillor Buckley for whom Councillor Reverend Piper was present, Councillor E. Hillman for whom Councillor L. Fairbrass was present, Councillor Larkins for whom Councillor Wells was present and Councillor Taylor for whom Councillor Dixon was present.  It was noted that Councillor Smith had intended to attend the meeting to observe but offered her apologies.


Election of Chairman for the Meeting


Councillor L. Fairbrass proposed, Councillor K. Gregory seconded and Members agreed that Councillor Wells be the Chairman.


Declarations of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


Minutes of the meeting held on 22 October 2014 pdf icon PDF 71 KB


It was proposed by Chairman and AGREED that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 22 October 2015 were a correct record.


In response to comments made by Councillor Dixon regarding item 18 of the minutes, it was confirmed that the result of the consultation regarding the creation of Westgate Parish Council was legally binding.


New Electoral Arrangements For Kent County Council pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Additional documents:


Councillor K. Gregory referred to Annex 1 (page 7) and asked for it to be noted that Westgate-on-Sea is no longer an “unparished” area.


The Chairman proposed, Councillor K. Gregory seconded and it was AGREED that:


“The Boundary and Electoral Arrangements Working Party are in agreement with the draft recommendations on the new electoral arrangements for Kent County Council.”