Growth, Economic Development and Communities Cabinet Committee
Thursday, 9th May, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Darent Room, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Georgina Little  03000 414043

Webcast: View the webcast

No. Item


Introduction/Webcast announcements

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To note that Mr D Brazier has replaced Mr P Homewood as a Member of the Committee.

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Apologies and Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence and notification of any substitutes present

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Declarations of Interest by Members in items on the Agenda

To receive any declarations of interest made by Members in relation to any matter on the agenda.  Members are reminded to specify the agenda item number to which it refers and the nature of the interest being declared

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Minutes of the meeting held on 7 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider and approve the Minutes as a correct record

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Verbal Updates by Cabinet Members and Corporate Director

To receive verbal updates by the relevant Cabinet Members and Corporate Director


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The Government's response to the Thames Estuary 2050 Commission and generating "good growth" in the Thames Gateway pdf icon PDF 157 KB

To note the paper and opportunities including plans for a major launch with partners to promote and further unlock the potential of the Thames Estuary.


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Thames Estuary Production Corridor pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To receive a report on the Thames Estuary Production Corridor.

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Developer Contributions pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To receive a report which explains the background to developer contributions, how contributions are calculated and collected for the Council and how these are then used.

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Growth, Environment and Transport Performance KPIs 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To receive a report that sets out the proposed indicators which will be reported within the Growth, Environment and Transport Dashboard for 2019/20.

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19/00041 - Regional Growth Fund - Transfer of Funds to Thurrock Council pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To comment and endorse, or make recommendations to, the Cabinet Member for Economic Development to agree;


(a)    that administration of and funding-decision authority for the monies previously recovered from companies based in Thurrock and handled via the Tiger Scheme, be transferred to Thurrock Council for management via their own new business loan scheme; and


(b)    that authority be delegated to the Director of Economic Development to take appropriate actions, including but not limited to, entering into legal agreements as necessary to implement this decision.


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19/00042 - Kent County Council Acting as Enforcement Body for Local Planning Authorities pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Economic Development on the proposed decision to approve the principle of delegating the authority to act as the enforcement body for District and Borough S106 obligations subject to a range of conditions, to the appropriate officer; the Director of Economic Development. Examples of relevant S106 obligations may include those relating to community development, sports provision and open space.


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Kent and Medway Enterprise and Productivity Strategy Progress Update pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To receive a report which provides Members with a further update on the development of a Kent and Medway 2050 Enterprise and Productivity Strategy.

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Turner Prize 2019 and Open Golf 2020 - Legacy Programmes pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To note the impact of the County Council’s investment and role in securing and delivering these two internationally prestigious events; and the planned-for wider community impact from both events.



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The EXPERIENCE project pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To receive a report that sets out the EXPERIENCE project.

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Work Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To receive a report by General Counsel that gives details of the proposed Work Programme for this Cabinet Committee.

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