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To receive any apologies for absence.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Blundell and Hussain.
Declarations of Interest
Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary, personal or personal and prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests relating to items on this agenda and/or indicate if S106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.
Councillors Bamford, Davidson, Kelly and Stott declared personal interests in the submitted application from the MAD Theatre Company (PF/10/18).
To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee held on 4th July 2018.
The Sub-Committee considered the Minutes of its previous meeting held 4th July 2018. Further to minute 3 (Pennine Township Funds 2018/19) a member requested an update on the funding application PTC/02/18, in respect of proposals for traffic calming on Wheelwright Drive. The Highways Officer reported that a revised costing for this work had now been received in the sum of £12,000, which was much lower than the previous estimate of £21,000. In this regard it was noted that determination of this project would be undertaken by the Chair and Vice Chair of the Sub-Committee – as previously stated at Minute 3 of the Sub-Committee’s meeting on 4th July 2018.
That the Minutes of the meeting of Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee, held 4th July 2018, be approved as a correct record.
To receive information in relation to the Township Funds and consider applications for funding
The Sub-Committee considered a number of applications for funding that had been submitted by and on behalf of individuals and groups and for projects.
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.
(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 Townships and Communities Manager 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 Townships and Communities Manager, 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, were determined as follows:
Reasons for resolution:
Management of the Pennines Township Fund was a function 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.
Eligible for Call-in: Yes.