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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

Monday 13 July 2015

 

Destination Management Plan

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

Destination Management Plan for the Borough of Maidstone

 

Decision Made

 

Issues for Decision

 

To consider the approval and adoption of the Destination Management Plan for the Borough of Maidstone, and;

 

To consider endorsing the Action Plan accompanying the Destination Management Plan.

 

Decision Made

 

1)   That the Committee approve and adopt the Destination Management Plan for the Borough of Maidstone and endorse the Action Plan accompanying the Destination Management Plan provided a member representative from each Service Committee is included in the membership of relevant Task and Finish Groups; and

2)   That Councillor David Pickett be nominated as a member of the Destination Management Plan Steering Group.

 

 

Background Papers

 

 

 

 

 

Should you wish to refer this decision to the Policy and Resources Committee, please submit a Decision Referral Form, signed by three Councillors, to the Head of Finance and Resources by: xxxxxxxxxx

 

 

 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

Monday 13 July 2015

 

Parking Charges in Mote Park

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

To consider parking charges being introduced to Mote Park.

 

To consider the options for enforcing the parking charges at Mote Park.

 

To consider authority being delegated to the Parking Services Manager to issue concessions and free parking permits to volunteers of Mote Park Fellowship, community and special interest groups that already pay to use the park (such as Maidstone Victory Angling Club; Big Bang Productions, Cygnet Model Boat club; etc.); park residents; and charitable or community groups (such as Mencap) based on an agreed criteria.

 

To consider that a budget of 77,000 (changed to 87,000 after Members noted that the original figure was incorrect) is earmarked for the delivery of this project from the capital programme funding for commercial projects.

 

To consider that authority is delegated to the Head of Commercial and Economic Development to spend the budget to implement the proposal to introduce parking charges at Mote Park.

 

 

 

Decision Made

 

 

1)       That the parking charges of 1.00 for stays of up to six hours (with no return within two hours) be introduced to Mote Park from 10 a.m. every morning;

2) (a) That the preferred options at paragraph 4 of the report of the Head of Commercial and Economic Development be approved as follows:-

* the parking charges of 1.00 for stays of up to six hours (with no return within two hours) be introduced to Mote Park from 10am every morning;

* stays of longer than six hours will be charged at twice the rate of the town centre car parks;

* a season ticket will be offered to borough residents at an annual cost of 40. (Maximum stay of six hours with no return in 2 hours)

* special interest groups will qualify for concessions (no maximum stay)

(b) that authority is delegated to the Head of Commercial and Economic Development to finalise operational details in conjunction with the Parking Services Manager; spend the budget in support of delivery of the project; to obtain the relevant permissions and licences to implement charges

(c) the Council will be required to enforce the scheme by way of a Traffic Regulation Order. It is proposed that the enforcement function is delegated to Parking Services. The cost of enforcement will be part of the operating costs. The Council will also monitor and review the impact on parking in the areas around the park and identify measures to mitigate any adverse impact that may arise due to the introduction of charges.


3) That delegated authority be given to the Parking Services Manager to issue concessions and free parking permits to volunteers of Mote Park Fellowship, community and special interest groups that already pay to use the park (such as Maidstone Victory Angling Club; Big Bang Productions, Cygnet Model Boat club; etc.); park residents; and charitable or community groups (such as Mencap) based on an agreed criteria;

4) That a budget of 87,000 be earmarked for the delivery of the Mote Park parking charges project from the capital programme funding for commercial projects; and

5) That delegated authority be given to the Head of Commercial and Economic Development to spend the budget to implement the proposal to introduce parking charges at Mote Park.

 

 

 

 

 

Background Papers

 

 

 

 

 

Should you wish to refer this decision to the Policy and Resources Committee, please submit a Decision Referral Form, signed by three Councillors, to the Head of Finance and Resources by: xxxxxxxxxx

 

 

 

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