Decision details

Pennines Township Funds 2016/17

Decision Maker: Pennines Township Delegated and Funding 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 Pennines Township Funds 2016/17 and enable the allocation of funds to proposed projects. Members to approve the amendments to the terms and conditions of the Town Centres Fund and Shop Signs Scheme

Decisions:

The Director of Neighbourhoods submitted a report requesting that the Sub-Committee consider applications for funding that had been submitted by groups and for projects.

 

The recommendations contained within 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/schemes that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township 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 Township 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 the Sub-Committee 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 proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of the Pennines Township Fund, 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).

(6) The Sub-Committee notes the suggestions for the Town Centre Fund and Shop Frontage Scheme and the future remit of the funds as detailed in Appendix 5 of the submitted report; and approves that suggestion 2  be pursued subject to the addition of allowing Environmental Improvement Grants;  the relevant application forms and terms and conditions be amended in consultation with the Township Chair and Vice Chair.

 

REFERENCE

PROJECT/SCHEME

DECISION

PTC/04/16

Bentgates Estate 20mph speed limit scheme.

Approve an allocation of £5,500 from Capital Fund for the Bentgates Estate 20mph speed limit.

PF/17/15

Newhey Car Park.

The application for the Newhey Car Park be deferred. Councillor Kelly was advised to seek support corporately from the Cabinet Member for Highways.

PF/25/15

Helping our local  wildlife – eco activities for young people project.

Approve an allocation of £1,700 from the Projects Fund for the Helping our local wildlife – eco activities for young people project.

PF/01/16

New Road traffic island investigation scheme.

Defer the application for the New Road traffic island scheme pending further information and that the final decision be delegated to Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee to determine.

PF/03/16

Assertive Outreach Project.

Approve an allocation of £2,250 from the Project Fund for the Assertive Outreach Project.

PTC/05/16

Moorhouse Methodist Church – Cellar restoration project.

Approve an allocation of £5,000 from the Capital Fund for the Moorhouse Methodist Church – cellar restoration project.

PTC/09/15

Birch View and Birch Road waiting restrictions scheme.

The application for the Birch View and Birch Road waiting restrictions scheme be deferred.

PTC/01/16

Brown Lodge Street and Brown Lodge Drive parking restrictions scheme.

Approve an allocation of £4,000 from the Capital Fund for the Brown Lodge Street and Brown Lodge Drive parking restriction scheme.

PTC/02/16

Firgrove Pavilion shower area refurbishment project.

Defer the application for the Firgrove Pavilion shower area refurbishment project.  Members requested the application be considered at the next Pennines Township Committee along with a report from Officers detailing the reason why additional funding is required. 

PTC/03/16

Stevenson Square, CCTV system.

Approve an allocation of £12,000 – option 3 from the Capital Fund for the Stevenson Square CCTV system.

 

Eligible for call in: yes

Report author: Sharron Worrall

Publication date: 11/07/2016

Date of decision: 04/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 04/07/2016 - Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee

Effective from: 19/07/2016

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