The Cabinet Member will agree a Freight Action Plan for Kent.
The Freight Action Plan for Kent is a non-statutory document that highlights what KCC has already delivered and what is further planned to reduce the negative impacts of road freight on local communities. The plan includes both nationally and locally important priorities such as Operation Stack and the provision of overnight lorry parking as well as looking into HGV routeing and the powers that KCC can use to reduce the negative impacts of road freight.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Division affected: (All Division);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/06/2017
Decision due: Not before 1st Jun 2017 by Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste
Reason: In order that statutory publication requirements may be met
To agree the Freight Action Plan for KCC
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste
Lead director: Barbara Cooper
Department: Growth, Environment & Transport
The Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee considered and endorsed the proposed decision at its meeting of 15 June 2017.
In addition a public consultation was held in January 2017.
Financial implications: Some of the actions in the plan have implications for officer time. There are no further financial implications in developing the plan but there will be costs involved for the delivery of specific actions and these will be costed separately.
Legal implications: There are no legal implications.
Equalities implications: The Freight Action Plan for Kent has been subject to an Equalities Impact Assessment (EqIA) demonstrating that it will not have an adverse impact on any group with protected characteristics.