Agenda and draft minutes

Joint Transportation Board
Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent

Contact: James Clapson 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 62 KB

4.

Thanet Highway Works Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 157 KB

    Minutes:

    Mr Valek, District Manager, KCC Highways, Transportation and Waste Service introduced the report which provided an update on schemes approved for construction in 2018/19.

     

    During consideration of the item it was noted that:

     

    ·  Much of the works scheduled for the year had been completed.

    ·  The Fire Station in Newington Road was due to open on 5 February 2019.

     

    The report was noted.

     

     

5.

Local Winter Service Plan pdf icon PDF 53 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Mr Valek introduced the Plan noting that it was produced each year and outlined the arrangements between Kent County Council and Thanet District Council in the event of a winter snow emergency.

     

    During consideration of the item it was noted that:

    ·  The list of priority footways for clearance had become smaller, and focused on town centre areas.

    ·  Thanet District Council’s operational services staff assisted with footway clearance of snow and ice.

    ·  Bulk salt and sand deliveries had been made to Parish Councils who  had requested it, and salt bins had been replenished.

     

    Members noted the report.

     

6.

Case Study Well-managed Highway Infrastructure, a practical application pdf icon PDF 80 KB

7.

Draft Thanet Transport Strategy pdf icon PDF 220 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Mr Verrall, Strategic Planning Manager, TDC and Mr Wraight, Principal Transport and Development Planner KCC introduced the report.

     

    During consideration of the item it was noted that:

    ·  The Strategy was a fluid document that would change and adapt in response to changes to the draft Local Plan.

    ·  Two changes to the Strategy had been made in response to the changes to housing allocation within the District.

    ·  The inner circuit road shown in the Strategy passing through the northern grassland area of the former Manston Airport site, could potentially be diverted North if a Development Consent Order was granted that led to the reopening of the Airport.

     

    The Board agreed to not make any comments for consideration by KCC Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee.

8.

Parking Places for Disabled Persons Vehicles pdf icon PDF 157 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Ms Glaiser introduced the item and advised that the Council wished to make 11 disabled parking bays enforceable within the on street parking order.

     

    The Board agreed to recommend the following:

     

    ‘That the parking places for disabled person’s vehicles as listed in annex 1 to the report be exposed for formal public consultation;

     

    That the proposals which require statutory consultation are advertised, and that any traffic related objections are reported back to a future meeting of the Board.’