Decision details

Rochdale Township Funds 2015/16

Decision Maker: Rochdale North Township Delegated Sub Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Members to be updated on revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of Rochdale Township Funds 2015/16 and enable the allocation of funds to proposed projects.

Decisions:

The Committee considered the report of the The Director of Neighbourhoods which updated the Sub-Committee on revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of Rochdale Township Fund 2015/2016, to enable the Sub-Committee to allocate funds to proposed projects.

 

The recommendations contained in the report were presented as the management of the Rochdale Township Fund was a function delegated to this Sub-Committee to determine. The Rochdale Township Funds were designed to be allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s communities and environment and which realise the Township’s stated priorities. The Sub-Committee monitors and reviews the use of the Rochdale Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of the Township’s Funds.

 

The Sub-Committee were asked to note the expenditure, commitments and balances for Rochdale Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendix 1 and 2, the decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix 3 to the submitted report and to consider and approve, defer or refuse the allocation of funds to proposed projects detailed in Appendix 4.

 

Members of the Rochdale Township Action and Resource Sub-Committee were requested to note the Principal Townships Officer’s assessment of the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Rochdale Township Fund, priorities of the Township and any specific risks identified.

 

Alternatives considered - in considering the report, Members were asked to decide whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects/schemes as appropriate.

 

The Sub-Committee considered the views of Andre Murphy who addressed the Sub-Committee in relation to application RP/13/15 – IT Classes and Advice Service.

 

The Sub-Committee considered the views of representatives of the Friends of Tourcoing Association who addressed the Sub-Committee in relation to application RP/14/15 – Celebration of 50 Years of civic twinned town friendship.

 

The Sub-Committee considered the views of Ryan Bradley who addressed the Sub-Committee in relation to application RP/15/15 – Hornets Sporting Foundation Origin Series.

 

DECIDED – That (1) the expenditure, commitments and balances for Rochdale 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 at Appendix 3 of the submitted report be noted;

(3) it be noted that the Principal Township Officer had assessed the proposed projects to be considered for funding, against the criteria of the Rochdale Township Fund, priorities of the Township Plan and any specific risks had been identified, (as detailed in Appendix 4 of the submitted report);

(4) the summaries of evaluation information for projects funded as

detailed in Appendix 5 to the submitted report be noted.

            (5) the Principal Townships Officer, in consultation with the Chair, Vice Chair and opposition spokespersons of the Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects

(6) applications for Township Funds, (as outlined in appendix 4 of the submitted report); and as, verbally updated by the Township Management Officer, be dealt with as follows:-

 

APPLICANT

PROJECTS/SCHEME

DECISION

Spotland Community Association

RP/13/15 IT Classes and Advice Service

Declined

Friends of Tourcoing Association

RP/14/15 Celebration of 50 years of civic twinned town friendship

£500 be approved from the Projects Funds – Revenue.

Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation

RP/15/15  Hornets Sporting Foundation Origin Series

Declined – Applicants requested to submit a detailed application

Councillor Cecile Biant

TC/04/15 Cutgate Road Traffic Calming and 20mph Zone

Deferred due to insufficient funds

Principal Townships Officer

TC/26/15 Cutgate Precinct Car Park Resurfacing

Declined

Highways

TC/27/15 Drake Street Loading Bay and Limited Restrictions

Deferred pending Ward Members consultation with local businesses.

 

Highways

TC/28/15 Marlborough Street/Rooley Moor Road Waiting Restriction

Deferred – no Ward Members present

Highways

TC/29/15 Turf Hill Road Waiting Restrictions

£3,500 be approved from the Capital Fund

Highways

TC/30/15 Malcolm Street Waiting Restrictions

£3,500 be approved from the Capital Fund

Eligible for Call-in :  Yes

 

Report author: Sharron Worrall

Publication date: 08/12/2015

Date of decision: 01/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 01/12/2015 - Rochdale North Township Delegated Sub Committee

Effective from: 16/12/2015

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