Agenda and draft minutes

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

Venue: Council Chamber, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent

Contact: James Clapson 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 62 KB


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


    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.




Local Winter Service Plan pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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    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.



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


Draft Thanet Transport Strategy pdf icon PDF 220 KB

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    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.


Parking Places for Disabled Persons Vehicles pdf icon PDF 157 KB

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    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.’