Agenda and minutes

Parish Partnership Panel - Thursday, 15th November, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Gibson Building, Kings Hill, West Malling

Contact: Committee Services  Email:

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Part 1 - Public

PPP 18/22

Minutes pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Parish Partnership Panel held on 6 September 2018


RESOLVED:   That the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman. 

PPP 18/23

Update on action identified in the last Minutes


There were no items identified in the last Minutes which required an update.

PPP 18/24

Polling District Review

Update from Elections Manager


The Elections Manager, Daune Ashdown, gave a brief update on the Polling District Review which had commenced on 1 October and would end on 21 December 2018.  She advised that details of the review had been circulated to all the Parish/Town Clerks and asked that any responses and comments be submitted as soon as possible.

PPP 18/25

New Waste Contract pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Update from Waste Contract Officer


The Waste Contract Officer, Alison Sollis, advised that the Waste Services Contract had been awarded to Urbaser Ltd and that it would come into effect from 1 March 2019, with the collection service starting on 30 September 2019.  Particular reference was made to the new weekly food waste collections, new fortnightly mixed recycling collections, the ‘opt in’ fortnightly garden waste collections and the additional collections for batteries, textiles and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).  Details of the communications/publicity campaign for the new contract were provided and the assistance of the parish/town councils sought to publicise this as widely as possible across the Borough. It was noted that a copy of the presentation would be attached to the Minutes.


PPP 18/26

Update on M20 Smart Motorway Works pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Update on progress with the motorway works.


Ms P Black (Stakeholder Manager, Kent Highways), Mr K Kampandila (Project Manager, Highways England), Mr G Woods (Project Manager, Jacobs) and Mr S Mack (Project Director, Kier) provided a joint presentation on the M20 Smart Motorway works.  It was noted that a copy of the presentation would be attached to the Minutes. 

PPP 18/27

Air Quality Management Areas pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Questions raised by Kent Association of Local Councils:


1)     Confirmation of whether a site that is within or close to an AQMA may be developed.


2)     What if any evidenced, specific, detailed measures might developers be able to put forward to mitigate potential impacts on air quality in such areas and how will TMBC go about assessing them and monitoring the results?


A detailed response to the questions raised by the Kent Association of Local Councils regarding Air Quality Management Areas had been circulated prior to the meeting.  It was noted that a copy of the response would be attached to the Minutes.


PPP 18/28

Kent Police Services Update pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Representatives of Kent Police to be present to address crime prevention issues, including those raised by the Panel.


In the absence of a representative of Kent Police the report of Inspector Kerry Rothwell, circulated at the meeting, was noted. It was also noted that a copy of the report would be attached to the Minutes.

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Kent County Council Services Update pdf icon PDF 3 KB


In the absence of the Kent County Council Community Liaison Officer, County Councillor Mrs Sarah Hohler provided updates on a number of County initiatives and consultations.   

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Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council Services Update pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Additional documents:


The Chairman, in his role as Leader of the Council, presented an update on the review of provision of public conveniences, the condition of Wouldham River Wall, future management of Leybourne Lakes Country Park, Christmas Bin Collections and the approach adopted in respect of road closures for events.