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Additional Item of Business
In accordance with Council procedure rules, the Chair indicated an additional item of business would be considered at this meeting, namely application PF/27/16 – Watergrove Improvements. The grounds of urgency, being that the funding requirements need to be met prior to the next meeting of the Committee.
Members must indicate at this stage any items on the agenda in which they must declare an interest. Members must verbally give notice of their interest at the meeting and complete the form attached with this agenda.
Members are also advised to take advice with regard to any matter where there is potential bias or predetermination in any business to be considered at the meeting and whether they should take part in decision making at the meeting.
Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 and the Council's adopted Code of Conduct, they must declare the nature of any discloseable pecuniary interest; personal interest and/or prejudicial interest required of them and, in the case of any discloseable pecuniary interest or prejudicial interest, withdraw from the meeting during consideration of the item, unless permitted otherwise within the Code of Conduct.
In accordance with Council Procedure Rules, Councillor Butterworth declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in an application for the Tunshill Golf Club Refurbishments as contained within agenda item 3. He left the room during the consideration of this application and did not take part in the discussion or vote.
Councillor Kelly declared a personal interest in an application for the GB Underwater Hockey - Talented Athlete as contained within agenda item 3.
Councillors Davidson and Stott declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in an application for the Watergrove Improvements as contained within agenda item 3. They left the room during the consideration of the application and did not take part in the discussion or vote.
Councillor Hartley declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in an application for the Ealees/West View Parking Restriction Scheme as contained within agenda item 3. He left the room during the consideration of the application and took no part in the discussion or vote.
To consider the minutes of the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee held on 17th November 2016.
DECIDED – that the Minutes of the meeting of Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee held on 17th November 2016 be approved as a correct record.
The Director of Neighbourhoods submitted a report requesting that the Sub-Committee consider applications for funding that had been submitted by and on behalf of individuals and groups and for projects.
The recommendations detailed in the report were presented as management of the Pennines Township Fund was a function that was delegated to the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub Committee. Pennines Township Funds were allocated to various projects and schemes that would benefit the Township’s community and environment, and help to realise the Township’s priorities. The report also enabled the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Pennines Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of these Funds.
Alternatives considered: the sub-Committee were asked to support or decline proposed schemes within the submitted report.
The Sub-Committee received representations from applicants who addressed Members in relation to their applications.
DECIDED – That (1) the expenditure, commitments and balances of Pennines Township Revenue and Capital Funds as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report be noted;
(2) The decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix 3 of the submitted report be noted;
(3) The Sub-Committee notes that the Principal Townships Officer has assessed the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of the Pennines Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and that any specific risks have been identified;
(4) The Principal Townships Officer, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of this Sub-Committee, be given delegated authority to make appropriate decisions on any deferred projects;
(5) Applications for assistance from the Pennines Township Revenue and Capital Funds, as detailed in Appendix 4 of the submitted report, be determined as follows: (see table below).