Agenda

Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee
Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Darent Room, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Georgina Little  03000 414043

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Introduction/Webcast announcement

2.

Apologies and Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence and notification of any substitutes present

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.

4.

Minutes of the meeting held on 17 January 2019 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider and approve the minutes as a correct record.

5.

Verbal Updates

To receive a verbal update from the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste and the Cabinet Member for Community and Regulatory Services.

6.

Performance Dashboard pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To receive and note a report that shows progress made against targets for Key Performance Indicators

7.

Risk Management: Growth, Environment and Transport Directorate pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider and comment on the risks presented.

8.

Aviation 2050: The future of UK Aviation pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste on the proposed Kent County Council response to the consultation.

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9.

Development of the Strategic Delivery Plan pdf icon PDF 174 KB

To consider and discuss the draft Strategic Delivery Plan summary.

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10.

19/00020 - Proposed Revision to Joint Transportation Board Agreement pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To comment and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste on the proposed decision to adopt a revised JTB Agreement.

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11.

19/00021 - Reduction in Subsidy to the Young Persons Travel Pass (YPTP) Standard Pass pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste on the proposed decision to update the Cabinet Decision of June 2015 to:

 

1.         reduce the subsidy to the standard YPTP pass by £60;

2.         introduce an option to pay by instalments, the costs of which to be funded by the charging of a modest £10 administration fee;

3.         maintain the cost of the pass to students from low income families at £100;

4.         maintain the provision of free passes to those in care and care leavers; and

5.         maintain the current offer that those families purchasing more than two standard cost passes will only pay for the first two.

 

 

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12.

Big Conversation Programme Update and Maidstone and West Malling Public Consultation Report pdf icon PDF 166 KB

To note the contents of the report and comment or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste.

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13.

19/00013 - Kent County Council adoption of High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Management Plan 2019-24 pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste to formally adopt the reviewed and revised High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Management Plan 2019-24.

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14.

Draft Kent Biodiversity Strategy pdf icon PDF 115 KB

To consider and note the draft Kent Biodiversity Strategy.

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15.

KCC Country Parks - Report of Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the Final Report, attached as Appendix 1, and provide any comments to the Cabinet Member.

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16.

19/00016 - Procurement and award of contract/s for Highway Arboriculture Programmed Works pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

 

(a)  approve the procurement of the Arboriculture Programmed Works Contract and in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transportation and Waste delegate authority to the Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste to approve the award of the subsequent contract to the preferred bidder; and

 

(b)  in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transportation and Waste delegate authority to the Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste to award extensions of the Arboriculture Programmed Works Contract in accordance with the possible extension clauses within the contract.

 

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17.

Brexit Grant Review pdf icon PDF 7 MB

To note progress in KCC delivering traffic management and road asset improvements.

18.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To consider and agree a work programme for 2019/20.

19.

19/00018 - Part 1 - Renewal of contract for Coroners Service body removals and body transfers. pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Community & Regulatory Services on the proposed decision to:

 

(a)  award contracts for coroners body removals and body transfers for the Kent and Medway coroner areas for the period 23 May 2019 to 22 May 2022 with the option to extend the contracts for two further one year terms to 22 May 2023 and 22 May 2024; and

 

(b)  delegate authority to the interim Director of EPE in consulation with the Cabinet Member for Community and Regulatory Services to conclude the contracts for coroners body removals and body transfers for the Kent and Medway coroner areas for the period 23 May 2019 to 22 May 2022 with the option to extend the contracts for two further one year terms to 22 May 2023 and 22 May 2024.

 

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Motion to Exclude the Press and Public

That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.