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Meeting:  Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

7. New Public Spaces Protection Order - Final order with boundary maps and working protocols

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Patricia Rolfe, the family business is adjacent to a potential piece of land which is of interest in relation to Agenda item 7, New Public Spaces Protection Order. She also declared that she is a board director of Oportunitas

Meeting:  Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

8. General Fund Capital Programme Outturn 2018/19

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Patricia Rolfe, the family business is adjacent to a potential piece of land which is of interest in relation to Agenda item 7, New Public Spaces Protection Order. She also declared that she is a board director of Oportunitas.
  • Councillor Peter Gane - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Both Councillor Gane and Councillor Mullard declared interests in that they are board directors of Oportunitas.
  • Councillor Terence Mullard - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Both Councillor Gane and Councillor Mullard declared interests in that they are board directors of Oportunitas.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

9. General Fund Revenue 2018/19 Provisional Outturn

  • Councillor Miss Susan Carey - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Cllr Carey, in relation to Agenda item 8, declared an interest in Oportunitas as she uses their gardening services.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

6. Questions from the Public

  • Councillor Gary Fuller - Personal - Councillor Fuller declared a voluntary interest with regard to agenda items 5 and 6 (Questions from the public and questions from Councillors), in that he lived in an East Kent Housing property.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

7. Questions from Councillors

  • Councillor Gary Fuller - Personal - Councillor Fuller declared a voluntary interest with regard to agenda items 5 and 6 (Questions from the public and questions from Councillors), in that he lived in an East Kent Housing property.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

10. Motions on Notice

  • Councillor Tim Prater - Personal - Councillor Prater declared a voluntary interest with regard to agenda item 10 (Motions on notice), as his wife was a paid volunteer at Hythe Swimming pool.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

4. Y19/0231/FH - 20 Encombe, Sandgate, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 3DE

  • Councillor Ian Meyers - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Ian Meyers declared a voluntary announcement in respect of application Y19/0231/FH – 20 Encombe as he was known to one of the speakers. He remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 17th July, 2019 5.00 pm - Cabinet

8. Biggins Wood Delivery

  • Councillor Stuart Peall - Personal - Councillor Peall declared a voluntary interest in respect of the agenda item relating to Biggins Wood Delivery, in that his wife was employed by Smith Woolley and Perry.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

7. Questions from Councillors

  • Councillor Lesley Whybrow - Personal - Councillor Fuller declared a voluntary interest with regard to agenda items 5 and 6 (Questions from the public and questions from Councillors), in that he lived in an East Kent Housing property.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

6. Folkestone & Hythe District High Streets Fund

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Patricia Rolfe made a voluntary declaration as she owns a business in New Romney town and is Chair of the New Romney Coastal Community Team. She remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting.
  • Councillor Tim Prater - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Tim Prater made a voluntary declaration as he lives and works in Sandgate High Street. He remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

5. Romney Marsh Employment Hub (Land at Mountfield Road Industrial Estate, New Romney)

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Patricia Rolfe made a voluntary declaration as she owns a business in New Romney town and is Chair of the New Romney Coastal Community Team. She remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

4. Y18/1617/FH - Three Hills Sports Park, Cheriton Road, Folkestone

  • Councillor Jackie Meade - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Jackie Meade declared a voluntary announcement in that she is a member of the Planning Committee for Folkestone Town Council. She remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

9. Opposition Business

  • Councillor Jackie Meade - Personal - Councillor Meade made a voluntary declaration in respect of minute number 42 (opposition business), in that she was a contractor who was not currently under IR35.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

7. Medium Term Financial Strategy 20/21 to 22/24

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Patricia Rolfe, Peter Gane and Terry Mullard declared an interest, in that they are directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations have been applied.
  • Councillor Peter Gane - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Patricia Rolfe, Peter Gane and Terry Mullard declared an interest, in that they are directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations have been applied.
  • Councillor Terence Mullard - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Patricia Rolfe, Peter Gane and Terry Mullard declared an interest, in that they are directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations have been applied.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

9. Treasury Management mid-year monitoring report 2019/20

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Patricia Rolfe, Peter Gane and Terry Mullard declared an interest, in that they are directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations have been applied.
  • Councillor Peter Gane - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Patricia Rolfe, Peter Gane and Terry Mullard declared an interest, in that they are directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations have been applied.
  • Councillor Terence Mullard - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Patricia Rolfe, Peter Gane and Terry Mullard declared an interest, in that they are directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations have been applied.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

12. Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21 to 2023/24

  • Councillor Connor McConville - - Councillors Rolfe, Gane, Mullard and McConville declared an interest in respect of Minute No 55 (Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21 to 2023/24), in that they were Directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations had been applied.
  • Councillor Miss Susan Carey - Personal - Councillor Mrs Carey also declared a personal interest in respect of this item, as she was a customer of Oportunitas.
  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - - Councillors Rolfe, Gane, Mullard and McConville declared an interest in respect of Minute No 55 (Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21 to 2023/24), in that they were Directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations had been applied.
  • Councillor Peter Gane - - Councillors Rolfe, Gane, Mullard and McConville declared an interest in respect of Minute No 55 (Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21 to 2023/24), in that they were Directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations had been applied.
  • Councillor Terence Mullard - - Councillors Rolfe, Gane, Mullard and McConville declared an interest in respect of Minute No 55 (Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21 to 2023/24), in that they were Directors on the Board of Oportunitas. Dispensations had been applied.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 29th October, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

6. Y18/0906/FH - Dance Easy Studio 19 The Bayle Folkestone Kent CT20 1SQ

  • Councillor Georgina Treloar - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Georgina Treloar declared a voluntary announcement in respect of application Y18/0906/FH – Dance Easy Studio in that she is friends with some of the members of The Bayle Residents Association. She remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.
  • Councillor Jackie Meade - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Jackie Meade declared a voluntary announcement in respect of planning application Y18/0906/FH – Dance Easy Studio in that she had prior knowledge of the application as a member of Folkestone Town Council Planning Committee. She remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 29th October, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

5. Y19/0752/FH - Turner Free School, Tile Kiln Lane, Folkestone

  • Councillor Jim Martin - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Jim Martin declared a voluntary announcement in respect of planning application Y19/0572/FH – Turner Free School in that he had previously worked for KCC on similar applications. He remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 10.00 am - Folkestone Town Centre Working Group

3. Introduction and Terms of Reference

  • Councillor Danny Brook - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Danny Brook declared a voluntary announcement in that he has a business in the High Street, Folkestone and is a Ward Member for Folkestone Central.
  • Councillor Laura Davison - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Laura Davison declared a voluntary announcement in that she is a Ward Councillor for Folkestone Central.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

4. Parking violations in and around New Romney

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Rolfe made a voluntary declaration with regard to report OS/19/06. She is an elected member of New Romney Town Council and owns a business in New Romney High Street.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

8. Budget Strategy 2020/21

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Rolfe, Mullard, Gane and McConville made voluntary declarations as they are Directors of Oportunitas Ltd mentioned in reports C/19/35 and C/19/40. All members remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting on all items.
  • Councillor Peter Gane - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Rolfe, Mullard, Gane and McConville made voluntary declarations as they are Directors of Oportunitas Ltd mentioned in reports C/19/35 and C/19/40. All members remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting on all items.
  • Councillor Terence Mullard - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Rolfe, Mullard, Gane and McConville made voluntary declarations as they are Directors of Oportunitas Ltd mentioned in reports C/19/35 and C/19/40. All members remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting on all items.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

5. General Fund Capital Budget Monitoring 2019/20

  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Rolfe, Mullard, Gane and McConville made voluntary declarations as they are Directors of Oportunitas Ltd mentioned in reports C/19/35 and C/19/40. All members remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting on all items.
  • Councillor Peter Gane - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Rolfe, Mullard, Gane and McConville made voluntary declarations as they are Directors of Oportunitas Ltd mentioned in reports C/19/35 and C/19/40. All members remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting on all items.
  • Councillor Terence Mullard - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Rolfe, Mullard, Gane and McConville made voluntary declarations as they are Directors of Oportunitas Ltd mentioned in reports C/19/35 and C/19/40. All members remained in the meeting and took part in discussions and voting on all items.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 5.00 pm - Cabinet

4. Otterpool Park - additional capital funding

  • Councillor Mrs Jennifer Hollingsbee - Other significant interests - Councillor Mrs Hollingsbee declared an Other Significant Interest (OSI) in respect of minute number 43 (Otterpool Park - additional capital funding) and indicated that she would not take part in the vote or debate, and would leave the chamber during consideration of the report. She stated that she had declared this as a voluntary declaration previously, but now that the project would be entering its first phase, likely to start at Westenhanger, it seemed appropriate to declare an OSI.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

12. Report from the Independent Remuneration Panel on Members' Allowances and Expenses

  • Councillor Connor McConville - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Connor McConville declared a voluntary announcement in respect of minute 66 in that he is Leader of the Labour Party and would stand to benefit from the recommendations so therefore felt he could not take part in the vote.
  • Councillor Lesley Whybrow - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Lesley Whybrow declared a voluntary announcement in respect of minute 66 in that she is Joint Leader of the Opposition and would stand to benefit from the recommendation so therefore felt she could not take part in the vote and requested that each recommendation is taken individually.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 7.00 pm - Council

15. Otterpool Park - Additional Capital Funding

  • Councillor Mrs Jennifer Hollingsbee - Other significant interests - Councillor Mrs Jenny Hollingsbee declared an Other Significant Interest (OSI) in respect of minute number 69 (Otterpool Park - additional capital funding) in that she has two properties adjacent to the site and she would therefore take no part in the discussions and voting on this item. She stated that she had previously declared this as a voluntary declaration but on advice would now declare reluctantly an OSI.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

5. Y19/0490/FH - Manor Court, 38 Manor Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2SE

  • Councillor Jackie Meade - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Meade and Jim Martin declared a voluntary interest as they are both members of the Planning and Works Committee at Folkestone Town Council in relation to Y19/0490/FH Manor Court. They remained in the meeting for discussions and voting on this item.
  • Councillor Jim Martin - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillors Meade and Jim Martin declared a voluntary interest as they are both members of the Planning and Works Committee at Folkestone Town Council in relation to Y19/0490/FH Manor Court. They remained in the meeting for discussions and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

6. Y19/0313/FH - Shepherds Meadow Woodland Road Lyminge Folkestone Kent CT18 8DW

  • Lisette Patching - Disclosable pecuniary interests - Mrs Lisette Patching, Development and Enforcement Manager, made a voluntary announcement as Karen Banks, speaking to Y19/0313/FH, is a close personal friend. Mrs Patching left the meeting during discussions and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 12.00 pm - Folkestone Town Centre Working Group

4. F and H High Street Funds (20 Minutes)

  • Councillor Danny Brook - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Danny Brook declared a voluntary announcement in that he has a business in the town and is Ward Member for Folkestone Central. He remained in the meeting during the discussions.
  • Councillor Douglas Wade - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Douglas Wade declared a voluntary announcement in that he is known to the owners of Big Boys Burgers in The Old High Street. He remained in the meeting during the discussions.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 7.00 pm - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

5. The Play Area Strategy 2020 - 2030

  • Councillor Danny Brook - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Danny Brook declared a voluntary announcement in Respect of item 5 – The Play Area Strategy in that he is a member of Folkestone Town Council.
  • Councillor Michelle Keutenius - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Michelle Keutenius declared a voluntary announcement in Respect of item 5 – The Play Area Strategy in that she is a member of Folkestone Town Council.
  • Councillor Patricia Rolfe - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Patricia Rolfe declared a voluntary announcement in Respect of item 5 – The Play Area Strategy in that she is a member of New Romney Town Council.
  • Councillor Peter Gane - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Peter Gane declared a voluntary announcement in Respect of item 5 – The Play Area Strategy in that he is a member of Folkestone Town Council.
  • Councillor Tim Prater - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Tim Prater declared a voluntary announcement in Respect of item 5 – The Play Area Strategy in that he is a member of Folkestone Town Council and a Parish Councillor.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

5. Y12/0980/SH - Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone CT19 5BN

  • Councillor Clive Goddard - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Clive Goddard declared a voluntary announcement in minute 45 – Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone in that he is known to the applicant. He remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.
  • Councillor David Wimble - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor David Wimble declared a voluntary announcement in minute 45 – Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone in that he is known to the applicant. He remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.
  • Councillor Gary Fuller - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Gary Fuller declared a voluntary announcement in minute 45 – Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone in that he is known to the applicant and served on Sandgate Parish Council. He remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.
  • Councillor Miss Susan Carey - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Ms Susan Carey declared a voluntary announcement in minute 45 – Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone in that she is known to the applicant. She remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

7. Y19/0979/FH - 5 Radnor Park Crescent Folkestone Kent CT19 5AS

  • Councillor Georgina Treloar - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Georgina Treloar declared a voluntary announcement in respect of minute 47 – 5 Radnor Park Crescent, Folkestone as she is a resident of Radnor Park Crescent. She remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.
  • Councillor Jackie Meade - Other significant interests - Councillor Jackie Meade declared a other significant interest in respect of minute 47 – 5 Radnor Park Crescent, Folkestone as she was speaking on the application on behalf of Folkestone Town Council and has met with local residents. She left the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Meeting:  Friday, 20th December, 2019 10.00 am - Cabinet

5. Otterpool Park

  • Councillor Mrs Jennifer Hollingsbee - Other significant interests - Councillor Mrs Hollingsbee declared an Other Significant Interest (OSI) in respect of minute number 55 (Otterpool Park) and indicated that she would not take part in the vote or debate, and would leave the chamber during consideration of the report.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

5. Y190814FH - 7 The Old High Street

  • Councillor Jackie Meade - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Jackie Meade declared a voluntary announcement in that she is a member of Folkestone Town Councils Planning Committee and was aware of a couple of the applications on the agenda. She remained in the meeting for the discussions and voting on these items.

Meeting:  Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 7.00 pm - Planning and Licensing Committee

7. Y19-1075-FH 4 Marine Terrace

  • Councillor Jackie Meade - Voluntary Announcements of other Interests - Councillor Jackie Meade declared a voluntary announcement in that she is a member of Folkestone Town Councils Planning Committee and was aware of a couple of the applications on the agenda. She remained in the meeting for the discussions and voting on these items.