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Venue: Council Chamber, Gibson Building, Kings Hill

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: committee.services@tmbc.gov.uk

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PART 1 - PUBLIC

SSE 21/9

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Members in any doubt about such declarations are advised to contact Legal or Democratic Services in advance of the meeting

Minutes:

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

SSE 21/10

Minutes pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Notes of the meeting of the Street Scene and Environment Services Advisory Board held on 9 February 2021

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the notes of the meeting of the Street Scene and Environment Services Advisory Board held on 9 February 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

Matters for recommendation to the Cabinet

SSE 21/11

Tonbridge Town Centre - Residents Parking Season Ticket Trial pdf icon PDF 247 KB

The report brings forward a one-year trial proposal to reduce the cost of Season tickets in Tonbridge town centre for residents to help address significant parking problems in the area and generate additional income to the Council from its car parking assets.

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Minutes:

Decision Notice D210061MEM

 

The report of the Director for Street Scene, Leisure and Technical Services brought forward a one-year trial proposal to reduce the cost of Season tickets in Tonbridge town centre for residents.  This was to help address significant parking problems in the area and generate additional income to the Council from its car parking assets.

 

RECOMMENDED: That a period of formal consultation be undertaken in respect of the proposals set out in the report for a trial Tonbridge Town Centre Residents Season ticket with a report on the outcome of the consultation to be reported to a future meeting of the Board.

SSE 21/12

Waste Services Update Report pdf icon PDF 271 KB

The report provides updates on a number of issues and initiatives managed by the Waste and Street Scene Services Team and makes recommendations relating to flytipping, the Saturday freighter service and the trial roll out to flats in Tonbridge.

Minutes:

The report of the Director of Street Scene, Leisure and Technical Services updated on a number of issues and initiatives managed by the Waste and Street Scene Services team and made recommendations relating to fly tipping, the Saturday freighter service and the trial roll out to flats in Tonbridge.  Members expressed concerns regarding the performance of the Council’s waste service contractor and the long-term sustainability of the contract.

 

RECOMMENDED: That

 

(1)        an officer from Kent County Council’s Intelligence Unit be invited to present an item on fly tipping to a future meeting of the Street Scene and Environment Services Advisory Board;

(2)        a report on the reinstatement of the Saturday freighter service be presented to the next meeting of the Street Scene and Environment Services Advisory Board; and

(3)        the roll out of recycling to flats, starting with a trial area, to commence no later than the 31 August 2021.

*Referred to Cabinet

SSE 21/13

Climate Change Action Plan pdf icon PDF 126 KB

The report provides details on progress against the Year 1 Climate Change Action Plan and seeks endorsement of the Year 2 Action Plan.

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Minutes:

Decision Notice D210062MEM

 

The report of the Chief Executive detailed progress against the Year 1 Climate Change Action Plan and sought endorsement for the Year 2 Action Plan. The pandemic had impacted all areas of Council activity and some targets could not be progressed as planned and would be carried forward into the Action Plan for 2021/22.

 

RECOMMENDED: That

 

(1)                                        the progress of the Climate Change Action Plan 2020-21, as set out in Annex 1 of the report, be endorsed; and

(2)                                        the Climate Change Action Plan 2021-22, as set out in Annex 3 of the report, be adopted.

 

SSE 21/14

Carbon Reduction Options pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Members are invited to consider the options set out by Laser, the Council’s appointed energy consultants. 

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Minutes:

Decision Notice D210063MEM

 

Consideration was given to the options set out by Laser (energy consultants appointed by the Council) to reduce the carbon footprint.  The report presented a Model Output Summary, with a scenario that highlighted key points, option details and strategic and secondary actions, which supported the forecasts and planned actions and associated cashflow position charts.

 

RECOMMENDED: That

 

(1)                                        it be noted none of the proposed carbon reduction options had been factored into the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy;

(2)                                        Laser’s Carbon Reduction Model Output report at Annex 2 be noted; and

(3)                                        Management Team be asked to analyse the energy project proposals outlined in the report, along with their financial implications, and report their findings to the relevant Advisory Board.

Matters submitted for Information

SSE 21/15

Capital Programme: Post Implementation Reviews pdf icon PDF 107 KB

The report brings forward Post Implementation Reviews (PIRs) for a number of completed capital schemes.

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Minutes:

The report of the Director of Street Scene, Leisure and Technical Services brought forward Post Implementation Reviews for a number of completed capital schemes.  Two Post Implementation reviews had been brought forward for approval and were fully detailed at Annexes 1-2. 

 

 

SSE 21/16

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.