Agenda

Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee
Thursday, 17th January, 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

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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 28 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To consider and approve the minutes as a correct record.

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5.

Verbal Update

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6.

KCC response to the Gatwick Airport draft Master Plan 2018 pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To discuss and comment on the proposed Kent County Council response to the consultation.

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7.

Sub-national Transport Bodies: Transport for the South East pdf icon PDF 168 KB

To note the progress of establishing a Sub-national Transport Body, Transport for the South East, and the forthcoming informal engagement with Kent County Council in early 2019, before a formal consultation in summer 2019, a response to which will be brought to Cabinet Committee in July.

 

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8.

19/00001 - Policy to adopt charging for non-household waste materials at Household Waste Recycling Centres pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To comment and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste on the recommendation to introduce disposal charges for soil, rubble, hardcore and plasterboard at the KCC HWRCs, with charges and limits as follows:

 

·         Soil, rubble and hardcore: £4 per bag (or part bag)/ item (a bag being up to the size of a standard black sack); 

 

·         Plasterboard: £6 per bag (or part bag)/ sheet (a bag being up to the size of a standard black sack); and

 

·         A daily limit on soil, rubble and hardcore, of a maximum of 5 bags/ items per day

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9.

18/00068 - Managing Kent's Highways Infrastructure pdf icon PDF 106 KB

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

 

(i)            the Asset Management strategy documents that, once formally adopted and published, will form the basis of evidencing a Band 3 Incentive Fund rating and secure Department for Transport capital funding of £4.6m in 2019/20; and

 

(ii)          the proposed Service Level Risk Assessments which record our current approach to highway maintenance and associated risks which, once formally adopted and published, will complete our initial implementation of the new Code of Practice. In turn this supports KCC ability to put forward a special defence in accordance with S58 of the Highways Act.

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10.

18/00072 - Thanet and Sevenoaks Bus Service changes - Report into Public Consultation and Recommended Action pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste to agree to the implementation of changes to selected bus services in Thanet and Sevenoaks effective from April 2019.

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11.

18/00073 - Thanet Transport Strategy pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To comment and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste on the revised Thanet Transport Strategy for subsequent consideration through the Thanet Local Plan examination process.

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12.

Capital Programme 2019-22, Revenue Budget 2019-20 and Medium-Term Financial Plan 2019-22 pdf icon PDF 140 KB

The Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee are asked to:

 

(a)  NOTE the draft capital and revenue budgets and MTFP, including responses to consultation and government provisional settlement; and

 

(b)  SUGGEST any changes which should be made before the draft is presented to Cabinet on 28th January and full County Council on 14th February.

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13.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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

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14.

Pothole Blitz Contract Management pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To note the contents of the report.

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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 –

 

‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).’

 

 

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