Agenda and minutes

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 27 KB

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.

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There were no declarations of interest.


Open Forum

Half an hour has been set aside for members of the public to raise any issues relevant to the business of the Committee and the Township.


No items were raised in the open forum.


Greater Manchester Police update


The Committee received a verbal update from C. Stewart and A. Shaw (Greater Manchester Police) detailing the crime statistics from the last quarter within the Township. 


The Committee were informed of the overall crime figures relating to the Township and for each Ward and provided analysis of trends in crime and potential reasons for fluctuations.  Members were informed that a change in the way crime is recorded was reflected within the figures.


DECIDED – That the update be noted.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held 5th January 2016.


Further to minute 53 of the meeting held on 5th January 2016, Members of the Committee sought clarification that a report relating to the feasibility of Pennines Township receiving the income from Hollingworth Lake car parks would be brought to a future meeting of the Committee.


DECIDED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 5th January 2016 be approved as a correct record.


Flooding Presentation

Director of Economy to present.


The Committee received a presentation relating to flooding in the Township on 26th December 2016. 


The Director of Economy advised Members on the range of works being undertaken to improve resilience along with the measures that continue to be available to help those residents effected by the floods. 


S. Parkington (Environment Agency) informed the Committee of work undertaken with the Littleborough Civic Society in drawing up a resilience plan for Littleborough. 


DECIDED – That the presentation be noted.


Land at Hare Hill Road, Littleborough pdf icon PDF 149 KB

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The Committee considered a report of the Director of Economy relating to an area of land at Hare Hill Road, Littleborough.  The report sought approval to declare the land surplus to requirements and to commissions site investigations to help establish the amount of any land remediation that would need to be carried out by an interested party ahead of any redevelopment, and to market the opportunity for sale on the open market, with the benefit of the site investigations.


DECIDED – That the report be deferred to the next meeting of the Pennines Township Delegated Funding Sub-Committee.