Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee
Friday, 24th May, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Georgina Little  03000 414043

Webcast: View the webcast

No. Item


Introduction/Webcast announcement

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To note that Mr D Brazier has replaced Mr P Messenger as a Member of the Committee.


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Apologies and Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence and notification of any substitutes present

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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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Minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 456 KB

To consider and approve the minutes as a correct record.

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Verbal Update

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


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Performance Dashboard pdf icon PDF 388 KB

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

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Growth, Environment and Transport Performance KPIs 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To note and comment on the proposed indicators and associated targets.

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19/00039 - Award of a short-term contract to the Commercial Services Group for the operation of three household waste recycling centres pdf icon PDF 149 KB

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


a)    award a short-term variation of the contract for the operation and management of three Household Waste Recycling Centres at Tovil, Maidstone & Swanley, to Commercial Services Group (CSG) from June 2019 until November 2020; and


b)    note that Officers will prepare a common commissioning plan for the whole County. The detail of the various options within this commissioning plan, will be discussed at a future meeting of the Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee.

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19/00040 - South West Kent Dry Recyclables Processing Contract - SC18061 pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste to award contractual arrangements for the disposal and processing of recycled materials collected by these two Waste Collection Authorities (Tonbridge Wells Borough Council (TWBC) and Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council (TMBC)) up to a 4-year contract period.

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20mph - Policy Review pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee is asked to:


1.         Note and comment on the contents of the report.

2.         Note the proposed modifications to current approach to reflect current learning and best practice

3.         Note that a series of research pilots should  be undertaken to determine the effectiveness of alternative (innovative) traffic calming measures at locations where the prevailing road speeds are between 24mph and 28mph.

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Kent & Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy - Draft for Public Consultation pdf icon PDF 252 KB

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


1. Approach and content of the Final Draft Strategy for consultation and


2. Any further avenues of engagement that should be undertaken during the public consultation phase

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Kent's Plan Bee - (Kent County Council Pollinator Action Plan) pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To recommend that the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste approve the draft Pollinator Action Plan before it is taken to County Council. 

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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 264 KB

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

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