Goudhurst, Kent. A Wealden hill village

Highway & Footpaths Committee Agenda October

Local Government for Goudhurst, Kilndown and Curtisden Green



To:  Cllrs David Boniface (Chairman), Mrs Angela Broom, Chris Ditton, Alan Foster, Phil Kirkby, Mrs Susan Newsam and Guy Sutton.   Cllr Antony Harris (ex-officio).  

I summon you to a Meeting of the Highways & Footpaths Committee to be held at the Jessel Room, Goudhurst Parish Hall on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 7.30pm when the following business will be considered: 

Members of the Public and the Press are welcome to attend this meeting.  At the Chairman’s discretion members of the public may be invited to speak for a maximum of 3 minutes each relating to items on the Agenda.  Please state your name and address prior to speaking.  Smoking is not allowed during Council meetings.  Please switch off mobile phones.

Anthony Farnfield     ………………………………………………………………..

Clerk 16 October 2018

The South Oast at Smugley Farm, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst TN17 2QU

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Quorum for Highways Committee:  3 Members


See additional detailed notes from the H&F Committee Chairman (attached).

 1. Apologies for Absence as reported at the meeting.

2. Declarations of Interest 

Members are reminded to declare any Personal or Prejudicial Interests relating to the business to be discussed in accordance with Council’s Standing Orders.  

3. PROW – Footpaths

Committee Chairman to report on outstanding matters.  .

4. Footways

Committee Chairman to report on any outstanding matters

5. Roads and Parking

To receive reports on: 

a. Progress relating to Council’s Application to reclassify the A262 to a B class road. 

b. Data from the Speed Indicator Device (SID), comparing speeds at all 5 locations.

c. Progress on the A21 Speed Limit Reduction following the meeting held on 22 August 2018 with an officer from Highways England. 

d. Report on the liaison meeting with Ms Lisa Gillham, Tunbridge Wells Area Manger, Kent Highways held on 23 October 2018.

e. Goudhurst Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan.  To consider the NDP Traffic and Projects Sections in the draft Plan which is going out to public consultation. 

f. EV:  Electronic Vehicle Charge Points.  Cllr Mrs Susan Newsam to brief the Committee on progress to introduce the equipment to Goudhurst Parish and to bring forward recommendations to Council. 

6. Hop Pickers Line

Committee Chairman to report on progress.

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