Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approval to move to the design stage and the next steps towards the second consultation, subject to results of the initial consultation which will run from 9th December to 19th January 2021.
Reason: To inform Members of secured funding from the Department for Transport Active Travel Fund and seek approval to proceed to the next stage of design and second consultations.
Background – The Department for Transport have awarded Kent County Council £6.098m for five named active travel schemes across the County.
How the proposed decision meets the objectives of ‘Increasing Opportunities, Improving Outcomes: Kent County Council’s Strategic Statement (2015-2020)’. The scheme supports policy objectives of promoting active travel in line with the Active Travel Strategy. Delivering health benefits, reducing congestion, promoting healthy neighbourhoods and improving infrastructure and accessibility.
As Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, I agree to give approval to proceed to the next stages of commissioning consultants to progress to detailed design and further consultation.
The schemes will be informed by the consultation results.
Publication date: 09/02/2021
Date of decision: 09/02/2021
Effective from: 17/02/2021