Minutes of the Highways Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 11 October 2000 at 8.30pm in the Community Centre Present: RJ Farrington (chair) R Day B Jefferson RT Summerfield RLE Waters HM Smith The clerk SJ Daniels 1 Apologies for absence JE Coston PK Oldham LC Twinn 464/00 2 Chairman RJF was elected chairman. 465/00 3 Minutes The minutes of the meeting of 20 March 2000 were approved and signed as a true record. (145/00) Cycle Scheme a) Bus Shelter - (min 459/00 refers) - J Richards had recently confirmed that the shelter could be sited in Cambridge Road. The clerk would ask J Richards to contact RLEW to arrange collection of shelter. Replacement polycarbonate would be needed. b) Noted that the lay-by near Apostolic Church did not drain away; c) it was felt that bollards should be considered for verge by Norman Industrial Estate; d) there was concern about parking on cycle lane at Bene't Garage; e) it was queried whether a permanent "priority" sign would be provided near the Apostolic Church. Clerk to contact J Richards about points b-e. (146/00) A10/Butt Lane Junction The clerk would request an update on traffic lights. (147/00) Pedestrian Crossings Science Park No information had been received. 466/00 4 Jointly Funded Minor improvement Scheme AGREED to await effects of existing cycle scheme and A14 bridge before deciding whether to consider any bid. Clerk to inform D Brace County Council. 467/00 5 Speed management and 20 MPH Speed Limits Copy of a report given to Area Joint Committee had been circulated. Noted that a change in speed limits would be "only considered following a request from a Parish Council" and that "20 mph speed limits should be self-enforcing because of their physical design". The police service would not enforce these limits as a matter of routine. AGREED not to pursue 20mph limits at this time. 468/00 6 Double Yellow Lines A request was received for double yellow lines in Cambridge Road between Barnabas Court and Bene't Garage. AGREED to review after seeing effects of existing cycle scheme. 469/00 7 A10 Detrunking Draft detrunking order received and noted. AGREED to ask if Butt Lane/A10 traffic lights would be erected before detrunking; to query sequencing of A10/A14 traffic lights and to ask that current times of operation be extended to 7 days per week from 6am to 10/11pm. 470/00 8 Correspondence Cambridgeshire Transport Plan CHUMMS - September 2000. The meeting ended at 9.10pm.