Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Dearnley and Hussain.

2.

Urgent Items of Business

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

The Chair permitted consideration of two additional applications for Township Funds 2019/20, namely application no. PF/09/18 received from the Friends of Hare Hill House and application no. PTC/03/19 received from Councillor Paolucci.

3.

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.   

Minutes:

Councillor Paolucci declared a personal interest in the funding application submitted by Link4Life (PF/04/19).

 

Councillor Emsley declared a personal interest in the funding application submitted by Wardle Anderson Brass Band (PF/01/19).

4.

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To consider the minutes of the meeting of Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee, held 13th February 2019

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered the minutes of its last meeting held 13th February 2019. In respect of minute 11 (Urgent Item of Business) it was noted that Councillor Stott, who was nominated as the Pennines Township’s substitute member on the Road Safety Working Group, was no longer a Member of the Council. It was proposed that Councillor Davidson be nominated as the Township’s substitute Member in her place.

 

Resolved:

1.    The minutes of the meeting of the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee, held, 13th February 2019, be approved as a correct record.

2.    Councillor Davidson be nominated as the substitute member of the Road Safety Working Group.

5.

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which provided an update on revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of the Pennines Township Funds 2019/20 and which would enable the Sub-Committee to consider the allocation of funds to proposed projects.

 

Alternatives considered: In considering the report, Members would consider whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects as appropriate.

 

Resolved:

1.            That the expenditure, commitments and balances for Pennines Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendix 1, 1A and 2 of the report be noted;

2.            That decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix 3 of the report be noted;

3.            That it be noted that the Townships and Communities Manager has assessed proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Pennines Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and that any specific risks had been identified in the report;

4.            That the applications for Township Funds 2019/20 be dealt with as outlined in the table below.

 

Reference

Applicant

Decision

Projects Fund

 

 

PF/01/19

Wardle Anderson Brass Band

Approved: £7,335

PF/02/19

New Life Trust, Milnrow

Approved: £9,530

PF/03/19            

Talented Athlete (family of Isaac Rhodes-Dawson)

Approved: £2,173.50

PF/04/19            

 

Link4Life

Approve: £2,355

PF/05/19            

Milnrow Scouts and Rochdale Borough Council

 

Approved: £2,000

PF/09/18

Blokes at Hare Hill Park (on behalf of Friends of Hare Hill House, Littleborough)

Approved: £4,294

Capital Fund

 

PTC/04/19            

 

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

 

Approved: £5,000

PTC/05/19            

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Approved: £9,490

PTC/06/19        

Wardle  Football Club

Approved: £10,201.44

PTC/03/19

Herb Planters, Featherstall Road, submitted by Councillor Paolucci

The determination of this funding application be delegated to the  Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the  Chair and the Vice Chair of this Sub-Committee, pending the submission of an alternative, cost effective proposal

 

5.            That the Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Sub-Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects.

 

Reasons for the decision:

The recommendations in the report were presented as management of the Pennines Township Fund is a function that is delegated to the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub Committee. Pennines Township Funds are allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township’s priorities and which will enable the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Pennines Township Fund to ensure the continued efficient and effective use of the funds.

Eligible for Call-in: Yes