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The next SMIRA meeting is on Tuesday 19th September 2017 at 7:00pm in the Community Centre Meeting Room.

Before the ordinary SMIRA meetings, 6:00-6:45pm, is a residents' surgery. There will be a ward councillor and representatives from Chatham Maritime Trust, Moat Housing and SMIRA present at the surgeries to answer questions and help residents with problems.

PCSO 58549 Chris Price is on holiday so there will be no confidential surgery on 19th September.

We can email you the minutes from SMIRA meetings (which are a great source of information) and keep you updated with major items of news if you join our email list. See here for further details.

The item HIGHLIGHTED is the next meeting to be held. Click on the links in the table to view agendas/minutes/reports of the respective meeting. Any resident is welcome to attend these meetings on the night and without prior notice.

2017

Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 10 January Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes

St. Mary's Island Community Centre
7:00pm Tuesday 21 February Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
Medway Local Plan Consultation 6:30pm-8:30pm Wednesday 1 March Consultation exhibition on the Medway Local Plan (click for details)
Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 4 April Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 16 May Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 27 June Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 8 August Agenda Minutes
Draft minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 19 September Agenda Minutes
Previous meetings minutes above

A residents' surgery (see above) will be held tonight, preceding the SMIRA meeting.

7:00pm Tuesday 31 October  
Annual General Meeting
(open to all)
7:30pm Friday 1 December

 

 

2016

Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 12 January Agenda Minutes
MinutesMinutes
St. Mary's Island Community Centre
7:00pm Tuesday 23 February Agenda Minutes
MinutesMinutes
7:00pm Tuesday 5 April Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 17 May Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 28 June Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 9 August Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 20 September Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 1 November Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
Annual General Meeting
(open to all)
7:30pm Friday 2 December

Guest Speakers:
Ruth Du-Lieu, Medway Council’s Head of Integrated Transport, on the results of the parking consultation and initiatives.

Dave Harris, Head of Planning, Medway Council, who will be advising us on the Local Plan.

AGM Documentation PDF
Proxy Form
Director Nomination Form

Formal notice and details of the AGM will be sent to all members prior to the meeting.

 

2015

Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 13 January Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
St. Mary's Island Community Centre
7:00pm Tuesday 24 February Agenda Minutes
CS Appendix to minutes PDF
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 7 April Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 19 May Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 30 June Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 11 August Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 22 September Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 3 November Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
Annual General Meeting
(open to all)
7:30pm Friday 4 December

Speakers:
Dalia Halpern-Matthews, CEO Chatham Maritime Trust;
Dr S Lawrence, GP;
SMI History Group

AGM Documents
Proxy Form
Director Nomination Form

 

2014

Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 14 January Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
St. Mary's Island Community Centre
7:00pm Tuesday 25 February Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 8 April Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 20 May Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 1 July Agenda Minutes
Minutes
Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 12 August Agenda Minutes
Minutes
Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 23 September Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes

7:00pm Tuesday 4 November Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
Annual General Meeting
(open to all)
7:30pm Friday 5 December AGM Papers
Draft Minutes

 

2013

Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 15 January Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
St. Mary's Island Community Centre
7:00pm Tuesday 26 February Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 9 April Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 21 May Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 2 July Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 13 August Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 24 September Agenda Minutes
Minutes Minutes
Special Meeting Q&A
Minutes
7:00pm Tuesday 5 November Agenda Minutes
Minutes
Minutes
Annual General Meeting
(open to all)
7:30pm Friday 29 November AGM Papers
Minutes

 

2012

Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 24 January Minutes Minutes St. Mary's Island Community Centre
  7:00pm Tuesday 6 March Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 17 April Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 29 May Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 10 July Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 21 August Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 2 October Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 13 November Minutes Minutes
Annual General Meeting
(open to all)
7:30pm Friday 30 November Minutes Minutes

 

2011

Board Meeting
(open to all)
7:00pm Tuesday 5 April Minutes Minutes St. Mary's Island Community Centre
  7:00pm Tuesday 17 May Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 28 June Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 9 August Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 20 September Minutes Minutes
  7:00pm Tuesday 1 November Minutes Minutes
Annual General Meeting
(open to all)
7:30pm Friday 30 November Minutes Minutes

Members of the Board and Officers

David Taylor, Chairman and Director
David is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer designing, manufacturing and installing structural steelwork and associated mechanical equipment for the construction industry. He then took up a position as MD of a local company employing some 60 staff before retiring in 2003 and moving to St Mary's Island. David enjoys spending time with his family, golf and local issues.

Peter Haigh, Director
Peter is no stranger to the Island as both his children have lived there for over 10 years. He moved here with his wife Mandy in July 2013 to be near the family and to prepare for eventual retirement. He currently works for Docklands Light Railway as a Senior Project Manager responsible for all communications and electrical projects. Since arriving on the island he has taken on the role of Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinater for the majority of South West area of the Island.

Leslie James, Director

Allan Sneller, Director
Allan has lived on St Mary's Island since December 2001 and has been a SMIRA director since August 2010. He was involved with the campaign for improvements to bus services and lobbied the Chief Constable on preserving the role of the PCSO for the estate. Allan is keen to ensure that Chatham Maritime and in particular St Mary's Island retains its status as a much heralded 'flagship sustainable community'. Allan has professional qualifications in project management, public sector procurement, and an MSc in Emergency Management. In 2012 he retired from the Metropolitan Police Service after a 36-year commended career.

Barry Woolford, Director
Barry has lived on the island for over 8 years coming from South Oxfordshire to be close to family. He is now retired. Before retirement he was the Health & Safety Manager for an international company. His interests are Island Waterways, he has built 7 narrowboats over a period of time, also MG cars are a great love having restored more than 10 MG's!

Graham Wrightson, Director

Bob Muid, Secretary
Bob worked in education for over three decades - as researcher, teacher and manager in the Pharmacology Department at University College London. At Canada Water, London SE16, he was also a founding member of a Community Planning Forum involving residents, Southwark Council, land owners and developers (one of the first of its kind). Bob now runs a company making precision parts for scientific instruments.

Lily Leaver, Treasurer

Registered Office:
St. Mary's Island Residents' Association
The Observatory
Brunel, Dock Road
Chatham Maritime
ME4 4AF

 
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