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PART 1 - PUBLIC

JTB 19/12

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

JTB 19/13

Minutes pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Notes of the meeting of the Joint Transportation Board held on 10 June 2019

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Joint Transportation Board held on 10 June 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

JTB 19/14

Parking Action Plan - Phase 11 and Access Scheme 2 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

This report covers the investigation and informal consultation stage of the parking restriction proposals contained in Phase 11 of the Parking Action Plan, and seeks approval to proceed to formal consultation.

It also covers the formal consultation on proposals in Access Scheme – a subset of locations where the Council has applied a streamlined process for the consideration and promotion of minor changes to the public highway.

Annex 4 (Consultation responses to phase 11) is not included in the agenda pack due to the large size of the document and is to follow.

 

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Minutes:

Decision Number D190070MEM

 

The report of the Director of Street Scene, Leisure and Technical Services presented the outcome of the investigation and informal consultation stages of the 40 parking restriction proposals contained in Phase 11 of the Parking Action Plan and sought approval to proceed to formal consultation in respect of 32 locations.  It was noted that 5 of the original locations had been considered under the Access Scheme, a streamlined process applied to the consideration and promotion of minor changes to the public highway, details of which were set out at Annex 6 to the report.

 

RECOMMENDED:  That,

 

(1)          subject to the abandonment of the scheme at Shakespeare Road, Tonbridge (Location reference 11.27) to allow it to be redrafted; and the proposal to proceed with the scheme at Fairfield Crescent, Tonbridge (Location reference 11.33), the recommendation for each location in Phase 11 shown in Annex 1 to the report be adopted and, where appropriate, be taken forward to formal consultation; and

 

(2)          subject to the amendment of the afternoon parking restriction times for the single yellow lines in Kings Road, Tonbridge (Location reference 11-31) to reduce the times from Noon-3.30pm to 2pm-3.30pm, the recommendation for each location in Access Scheme 2 shown in Annex 6 to the report be adopted and, where appropriate, the proposals be implemented.

JTB 19/15

Joint Transportation Board - Agreement pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Joint Transportation Boards (JTBs) between KCC and the District/Borough Councils were established in 2005 to facilitate discussion and co-operation on local highway and transportation issues. Underpinning the JTBs is a legal agreement signed by KCC and each District/Borough. The current agreement has recently been reviewed and a revised copy is attached.

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Minutes:

The Joint Report of the Director of Growth, Environment and Transport (KCC) and the Director of Street Scene, Leisure and Technical Services set out details of proposed revisions to the legal agreement between the County and Borough Councils regarding the Joint Transportation Board established in 2005 to facilitate discussion and co-operation on local highway and transportation issues.  It was noted that the revised Agreement would be submitted to the Borough Council’s Planning and Transportation Advisory Board and Cabinet for approval.  In response to comments on the role of the parish/town council representative(s) nominated by the area committee of the Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC) it was confirmed that such representatives would be able to speak on any item on the agenda and that paragraph 2.2 of the First Schedule to the proposed agreement would be amended to reflect this.

 

RECOMMENDED:  That, subject to the amendment of paragraph 2.2 of the First Schedule to the proposed agreement to refer to the Kent Association of Local Councils and to the addition of ‘Such representative will be able to speak on any item on the agenda.’ to the end of that paragraph, the revised Joint Transportation Board Agreement be submitted to the Borough Council’s Planning and Transportation Advisory Board and Cabinet for approval. 

Matters submitted for Information

JTB 19/16

Tonbridge and Malling Highway Works Programme pdf icon PDF 399 KB

This report updates Members on the identified schemes approved for construction

Minutes:

The report of KCC Highways, Transportation and Waste summarised schemes programmed for delivery in 2019/20 and provided an update on the Road, Footway and Cycleway Renewal and Preservation Schemes (Appendix A), Drainage Repairs and Improvements (Appendix B), Street Lighting (Appendix C), Transportation and Safety Schemes (Appendix D), Developer Funded Works (Appendix E), Bridge Works (Appendix F), Traffic Systems (Appendix G) and the Combined Member Grant programme (Appendix H). 

 

RESOLVED:  That the report be received and noted. 

JTB 19/17

A20 Highway Improvements pdf icon PDF 138 KB

The report is a summary of the actions and results of a consultation carried out between July and September this year, and outlines proposed highway improvements along A20, London Road.

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Minutes:

The report of the Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste summarised the actions and results of a consultation undertaken between July and September 2019 regarding proposed highway improvements scheme along the A20 London Road at East Malling, Larkfield and Ditton.  Members were advised a detailed design would be submitted to the meeting of the Board on 18 November in expectation that construction would commence in February 2020.

 

RESOLVED:  That the report be received and noted. 

JTB 19/18

A20 Coldharbour Roundabout and Mills Road/Hall Road pdf icon PDF 1 MB

This report provides an update in respect of the proposed junction   improvements on the A20 London Road, in two locations:

 

-        A20 Coldharbour Roundabout; and,

-        A20 London Road at its junction with Hall Road and Mills Road.

Minutes:

The report of KCC Highways, Transportation and Waste provided an update on proposed junction improvements on London Road, Aylesford at the A20 Coldharbour Roundabout and at the A20 London Road junction with Hall Road and Mills Road which formed part of the Maidstone Integrated Transport Package (MITP) funded through the Local Growth Fund secured by KCC from the South East Local Enterprise partnership (SELEP) and developer contributions.  It was anticipated that construction would commence in April 2020. 

 

RESOLVED:  That the report be received and noted. 

Matters for consideration in Private

JTB 19/19

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 4 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.

Minutes:

There were no items considered in private.