Agenda and minutes

Bold Steps for Thanet: regeneration and good transport links, Thanet Local Board - Monday, 27th September, 2010 7.00 pm

Venue: Chatham House Grammar School, Chatham Street, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 7PS

Contact: Anne Charman, Community Engagement Manager  01622 696389

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Welcome to the meeting – Mr Bill Hayton, Chairman


Declarations of Interests by Members in Items on the Agenda for this Meeting.


Notes of Local Board meeting held on 13 July 2010 and progress on any actions agreed.


Paul Carter, Leader Kent County Council 'Bold Steps for Kent'

Paul Carter will provide a countywide context to the opportunities, future plans and ambitions for regeneration in Thanet.  Kent County Council is currently putting together its next four year plan - ‘Bold Steps for Kent’ which will set out how KCC will provide the best possible services for its residents for less, addressing the budget challenges that lie ahead and recognising the importance of empowering local residents and communities by involving them in how their services are designed and delivered.



Robert Bayford, Leader of Thanet District Council and Kent County Councillor for Broadstairs and Sir Moses Montefiore

Cllr Bayford will describe the various consultative processes that have been undertaken by Thanet District Council and give an update on the Airport Working Party.



Kent Youth County Council/Thanet Youth Council

Kent Youth County Council and Thanet Youth Council members will provide an update on the recent work they have undertaken and the local issues in Thanet that matter to them.



Panel discussion: regeneration and the importance of good transport links to the prosperity and quality of life for local Thanet people.

The rest of the panel will introduce themselves and give a brief overview of their organisation’s work and provide a general update on any future plans or developments.


Charles Buchanan, Chief Executive Officer, Manston


Andrew Pearce, Area Manager, Environment Agency


Paul Crick, KCC Director of Integrated Transport Strategy and Planning, Environment, Highways and Waste


Question and Answer Session.  The audience is invited to ask the panel questions on any issues or concerns that they may have.



Question Time – Your opportunity to ask questions about local public services


Future Local Board meetings in 2010/11 - dates, venues and possible agenda topics.


Any Other Business notified to the Chairman prior to the meeting.