Agenda and minutes

Venue: Zoom Meeting

Contact: Alison James  Senior Committee Services Officer

Items
No. Item

6.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Dale and Councillor Joinson.

7.

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 Donna Williams declared personal and prejudicial interests in the funding application submitted by the Middleton Town Centre Management Company and withdrew from the meeting during consideration of the application, vacating the Chair in favour of the Vice-Chair, Councillor Smith.

 

Councillor Nolan declared personal and prejudicial interests in the funding application submitted by the Middleton Town Centre Management Company and withdrew from the meeting during consideration of the application.

 

 

8.

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:

There were no urgent items of business for consideration.

9.

Minutes - Middleton Township Committee pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Committee held on 18th June 2020.

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

1.    That the Minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Committee held on 18th June 2020 be approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

10.

Play Strategy Presentation pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider a presentation from the Director of Neighbourhoods.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

1.    That the Play Strategy Presentation be withdrawn from the Agenda and deferred until a future meeting of the Committee.

11.

Middleton Township Funds 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which provided an update on revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of Middleton Township Funds 2020/21 and to enable the Committee to consider the allocation of funds to proposed projects.

 

Alternatives considered:

In considering the report, Members could decide whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects.

 

Resolved:

  1. That the expenditure, commitments and balances for Middleton Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendix 1 and 2 of the report be noted;
  2. That the 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 Middleton 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 be dealt with as follows:-

 

APPLICATION

DECISION

Fairstage Academy – Studio equipment and teaching resources

 

Application deferred

Middleton Town Centre Management Function including Christmas Lights Switch On 2020

 

 

Award of £15,200 (£10,000 from projects fund and £5,200 from events fund)

Patterdale Drive Parking Issues, Middleton

Award of £7775 from West Ward capital funds and the balance remaining to be funded from Township Capital funds