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Items
No. Item

34.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Hunt.

35.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To receive any Declarations of Interest.

Minutes:

None.

36.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To confirm the Part I Minutes of the previous meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the minutes of the meeting held on 19 November 2018 be approved.

 

Actions from previous minutes

 

Ben Smith to organise a meeting with Councillor Da Costa before the next Panel

 

Ben Smith, Head of Commissioning – Communities, stated he had tried to arrange a meeting with Councillor Da Costa and emails had been exchanged. However, no date to meet had been confirmed as the list of dates to meet were not compatible with their diaries.

 

The Head of Commissioning – Communities explained to Members that a trial would be commencing the week beginning 28 January 2019 at the junction of Dedworth Road and Hatch Lane. Two mini roundabouts would be installed and the traffic lights switched off. Data would be collected for a few weeks and that would inform how the Council proceeded with managing the traffic at the junction. Members and residents had been informed of the trial and there was a budget allocated in to implement the scheme.

 

Electric Charging Points Update

 

Gordon Oliver, Principal Transport Planner, explained the Council had received 30 requests for charging points of which 22 were valid, since the properties had no off-road parking. Five charging points will be installed at Alma Road in Windsor by Connected Kerb; these are smart charging points with sensors that notify the user when a parking space is free and they also monitor air quality. Ubitricity are installing charge points in Windsor. These are integrated into street lights, with three charge points to be installed in Park Street. The Borough is also looking to trial slot drains which allow resident to charge their cars from their homes without trailing cables that cause a trip hazard.

 

Councillor E. Wilson stated lots of things were going on regarding electric charging points and residents wanted to know how all the different schemes were going to come together. Councillor Sharpe asked how many points the borough currently had installed. The Principal Transport Planner confirmed there were currently two fast charge points at Hines Meadow in Maidenhead and one rapid charge point at the Windsor Tennis Club but, the Borough was in the process of installing points at Braywick Leisure Centre and more will be installed as part of Vicus Way car park. The council is also requesting developers to install charging points in new developments. There are 8 to ten sites in RBWM that are earmarked for on-street charging points.

 

The Chairman stated there was 75% funding from central government for installing charging points. The Principal Transport Planner confirmed that to be the case and explained the trial site in Alma Road and the new charge points in Park Street, Windsor were being provided at no cost to the Council as the suppliers were demonstrating proof of concept.

 

Councillor Quick said she had seen an item on the BBC where residents were plugging their cars into their own homes and trailing the cables across the pavements. She wanted the Borough to monitor that. The Principal Transport Planner said  ...  view the full minutes text for item 36.

37.

Additional Highways Investment 2018/19

To receive the above report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Actions from previous minutes

 

Ben Smith to organise a meeting with Councillor Da Costa before the next Panel

 

Ben Smith, Head of Commissioning – Communities, stated he had tried to arrange a meeting with Councillor Da Costa and emails had been exchanged. However, no date to meet had been confirmed as the list of dates to meet were not compatible with their diaries.

 

The Head of Commissioning – Communities explained to Members that a trial would be commencing the week beginning 28 January 2019 at the junction of Dedworth Road and Hatch Lane. Two mini roundabouts would be installed and the traffic lights switched off. Data would be collected for a few weeks and that would inform how the Council proceeded with managing the traffic at the junction. Members and residents had been informed of the trial and there was a budget allocated in to implement the scheme.

 

Electric Charging Points Update

 

Gordon Oliver, Principal Transport Planner, explained the Council had received 30 requests for charging points of which 22 were valid, since the properties had no off-road parking. Five charging points will be installed at Alma Road in Windsor by Connected Kerb; these are smart charging points with sensors that notify the user when a parking space is free and they also monitor air quality. Ubitricity are installing charge points in Windsor. These are integrated into street lights, with three charge points to be installed in Park Street. The Borough is also looking to trial slot drains which allow resident to charge their cars from their homes without trailing cables that cause a trip hazard.

 

Councillor E. Wilson stated lots of things were going on regarding electric charging points and residents wanted to know how all the different schemes were going to come together. Councillor Sharpe asked how many points the borough currently had installed. The Principal Transport Planner confirmed there were currently two fast charge points at Hines Meadow in Maidenhead and one rapid charge point at the Windsor Tennis Club but, the Borough was in the process of installing points at Braywick Leisure Centre and more will be installed as part of Vicus Way car park. The council is also requesting developers to install charging points in new developments. There are 8 to ten sites in RBWM that are earmarked for on-street charging points.

 

The Chairman stated there was 75% funding from central government for installing charging points. The Principal Transport Planner confirmed that to be the case and explained the trial site in Alma Road and the new charge points in Park Street, Windsor were being provided at no cost to the Council as the suppliers were demonstrating proof of concept.

 

Councillor Quick said she had seen an item on the BBC where residents were plugging their cars into their own homes and trailing the cables across the pavements. She wanted the Borough to monitor that. The Principal Transport Planner said the Borough strongly advised against residents trailing cables across the pavements due to the trip  ...  view the full minutes text for item 37.

38.

Cycling Action Plan

To receive the above report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Actions from previous minutes

 

Ben Smith to organise a meeting with Councillor Da Costa before the next Panel

 

Ben Smith, Head of Commissioning – Communities, stated he had tried to arrange a meeting with Councillor Da Costa and emails had been exchanged. However, no date to meet had been confirmed as the list of dates to meet were not compatible with their diaries.

 

The Head of Commissioning – Communities explained to Members that a trial would be commencing the week beginning 28 January 2019 at the junction of Dedworth Road and Hatch Lane. Two mini roundabouts would be installed and the traffic lights switched off. Data would be collected for a few weeks and that would inform how the Council proceeded with managing the traffic at the junction. Members and residents had been informed of the trial and there was a budget allocated in to implement the scheme.

 

Electric Charging Points Update

 

Gordon Oliver, Principal Transport Planner, explained the Council had received 30 requests for charging points of which 22 were valid, since the properties had no off-road parking. Five charging points will be installed at Alma Road in Windsor by Connected Kerb; these are smart charging points with sensors that notify the user when a parking space is free and they also monitor air quality. Ubitricity are installing charge points in Windsor. These are integrated into street lights, with three charge points to be installed in Park Street. The Borough is also looking to trial slot drains which allow resident to charge their cars from their homes without trailing cables that cause a trip hazard.

 

Councillor E. Wilson stated lots of things were going on regarding electric charging points and residents wanted to know how all the different schemes were going to come together. Councillor Sharpe asked how many points the borough currently had installed. The Principal Transport Planner confirmed there were currently two fast charge points at Hines Meadow in Maidenhead and one rapid charge point at the Windsor Tennis Club but, the Borough was in the process of installing points at Braywick Leisure Centre and more will be installed as part of Vicus Way car park. The council is also requesting developers to install charging points in new developments. There are 8 to ten sites in RBWM that are earmarked for on-street charging points.

 

The Chairman stated there was 75% funding from central government for installing charging points. The Principal Transport Planner confirmed that to be the case and explained the trial site in Alma Road and the new charge points in Park Street, Windsor were being provided at no cost to the Council as the suppliers were demonstrating proof of concept.

 

Councillor Quick said she had seen an item on the BBC where residents were plugging their cars into their own homes and trailing the cables across the pavements. She wanted the Borough to monitor that. The Principal Transport Planner said the Borough strongly advised against residents trailing cables across the pavements due to the trip  ...  view the full minutes text for item 38.