Agenda

Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee
Wednesday, 28th November, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Georgina Little  03000 414043

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Introduction/Webcast announcement

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2.

Apologies and Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence and notification of any substitutes present

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3.

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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4.

Minutes of the meeting held on 20 September 2018 pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To consider and approve the minutes as a correct record.

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5.

Dates of future meetings for 2019/2020

The Cabinet Committee is asked to note that the following dates have been reserved for its meetings in 2019/20:

 

Friday 24 May 2019

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Thursday 10 October 2019

Friday 29 November 2019

Friday 24 January 2020

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Friday 15 May 2020

 

All meetings will take place at County Hall, Maidstone, and will commence at 10:00 am.

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6.

Verbal Update

To note the written/verbal update from the Cabinet Member for Community & Regulatory Services and the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste.

 

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7.

Lower Thames Crossing (Presentation)

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8.

Performance Dashboard pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To note the report.

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9.

Update on Preparedness to Respond to Brexit - Transport, Borders and Emergency Planning pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To note and discuss the planning and preparedness of services set out in the report.

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10.

Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013 - 2030 Early Partial Review, Kent Mineral Sites Plan and revised Local Development Scheme pdf icon PDF 399 KB

The Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee is asked to:

 

(i)    consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member responsible for the Minerals and Waste Local Plan on the proposed:

 

(a)  Pre-submission Draft of the Kent Mineral Sites Plan;

 

 

(b)  Pre- submission Draft of the Early Partial Review of the Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan; and,

 

(c)   the updated Local Development Scheme (revised timetable) to reflect changes to the programme and timetable concerning preparation of the Local Plan work.

 

(ii)   note that the decision to approve the Pre-submission Drafts Plans for submission to the Secretary of State for independent examination is a matter for County Council;

 

(iii)  request the County Council to:

 

(c) Approve and publish the Pre-Submission Drafts of the Kent Mineral Sites Plan and the Early Partial Review of the Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan for a statutory period of representation and to submit the Draft Plans to the Secretary of State for independent examination; and

 

(d) delegate powers to the Corporate Director for Growth, Environment & Transport to approve any non-material changes to the Mineral Sites Plan and Early Partial Review of the Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan in consultation with the Deputy Leader prior to their publication and during their examination.

 

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11.

Kent & Medway Energy & Low Emissions Strategy - Emerging evidence and priorities pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To consider and make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste as to the:

 

1.    Progress in and proposed timelines for the development of the Strategy; and

 

2.    The Themes and Project Models proposed in the TRI-LEP Energy Strategy outlined in Section 3, and their relevance to the Kent and Medway Strategy.

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12.

Key Street and Grovehurst Road Junction Improvements, A249 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To note the progress made to date on the preparation of the full business case for submission to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government as part of the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) bid process.

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13.

18/00064 - A28 Thanet - Road Asset Renewal and Strengthening Works pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport & Waste, on:

 

(i)            the proposed works to renew and strengthen the A28 road surface between Birchington and Margate; and

 

(ii)          the delegation to the Corporate Director of Growth, Environment & Transport, under the Officer Scheme of Delegations, to take further or other decisions as may be appropriate to deliver the scheme in accordance with these recommendations

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14.

18/00007 - Revision of the Rights of Way Improvement Plan pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Community and Regulatory Services on the proposed decision to adopt and publish the Rights of Way Improvement Plan 2018.

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15.

Bus Summit - Big Conversation Update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To note the report.

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16.

Work Programme 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

The Cabinet Committee is asked to consider and agree its Work Programme for 2019/20.

 

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17.

Contract Management/ Procurement - Public Rights of Way Vegetation Clearance pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To note and comment on the contents of this report.

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