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Items
No. Item

31.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Farnell and Gartside.

32.

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 Angela Smith declared a personal and prejudicial interest in a funding application at Minute 48, below – Mansfield Road grass verge Conversion Study (application number RP/10/18).

 

NB: Councillor Angela Smith addressed the Committee in her capacity as a Bamford Ward Councillor to speak in favour of this funding application and then took no part in the discussion and determination of this funding application.

33.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Minutes of the meeting of Rochdale Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee, held 25th October 2018.

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the Minutes of the meeting of Rochdale Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee held 25th October 2018 be approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

34.

Central Rochdale Area Forum pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Monday, 17 December 2018.

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Central Rochdale Area Forum, held 17th December 2018, be noted.

35.

Bamford and Oakenrod Area Forum pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Monday, 19th November 2018

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Bamford and Oakenrod Area Forum, held 19th November 2018, be noted.

36.

Milkstone and Deeplish Area Forum pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Monday, 3rd December 2018

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Milkstone and Deeplish Area Forum, held 3rd December 2018 be noted.

37.

Healey Area Forum pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Thursday, 18th October 2018

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Healey Area Forum, held 18th October 2018, be noted.

38.

Healey Area Forum pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Thursday, 10th January 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Healey Area Forum, held 10th January 2019, be noted.

39.

Kingsway Area Forum pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Thursday, 13th December 2018 of

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Kingsway Area Forum, held 13th December 2018, be noted.

40.

Spotland and Falinge Area Forum pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Thursday, 13th December 2018

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Spotland and Falinge Area Forum, held 13th December 2018, be noted.

41.

Brimrod, Marland and Sudden Area Forum pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Thursday, 22nd November 2018

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Brimrod, Marland and Sudden Area Forum, held 22nd November 2018, be noted.

42.

Norden Area Forum pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Tuesday, 11th December 2018 of

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Norden Area Forum, held 11th December 2018, be noted.

43.

Castleton Area Forum pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Tuesday, 4th December 2018

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Castleton Area Forum, held 4th December 2018, be noted.

44.

Castleton Area Forum (Annual General Meeting) pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held Tuesday, 4th December 2018

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Castleton Area Forum (Annual General Meeting), held 4th December 2018, be noted.

45.

Rochdale Township Communities and Engagement Priority Group pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Minutes of a meeting held Wednesday, 16th January 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Rochdale Township Communities and Engagement Priority Group held 16th January 2019, be noted.

46.

Rochdale Township Funds 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To consider applications for assistance from the Rochdale Township Funds 2018/19.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which updated Members on the revenue and capital expenditure commitments and balances of Rochdale Township Fund 2018/2019, to enable the Sub-Committee to allocate funds to proposed projects.

 

The Sub-Committee were asked to note the expenditure, commitments and balances of Rochdale Township Funds 2018/19 as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report, the decisions made under delegated authority as detailed at 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 of the submitted report. Members of the Rochdale Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee were requested to note that the Townships and Communities Manager had assessed all of the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Rochdale Township Fund projects and any specific risks were identified within the report.

 

In considering the funding applications the Sub-Committee received oral representations from other Councillors and some of the applicant’s and/or their representatives, who were in attendance at the meeting.

 

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.

 

Resolved:

1. That the expenditure, commitments and balances of the Rochdale Township Funds 2017/18, as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report be noted;

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

3. That the Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the

Chair, Vice Chair and opposition spokesperson of the Sub-Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects;

4. That applications for Township Funds 2018/2019, (as outlined at Appendix 4 of the submitted report); and be dealt with as follows:-

 

Ref

Project name

Decision

RP/07/18

IT Empowerment - towards the purchase of nine laptop computers

An award of £3,600, from the Projects Fund

RP/08/18

Spotland Bridge improvements – improvement works to the bridge

The application for funding be refused

RP/10/18

Mansfield Road, Grass Verge Conversion Study – to fund a feasibility study into the conversion of existing grass verges

An award of £1,000 from the Projects Fund

RP/11/18

Kirkholt Fitness Buddies – proposed introduction of health and fitness sessions for local people

An award of £1,194.70 from the Projects Fund

RP/12/18

Fit, Read and feed – Balderstone Library

An award of £3,500 from the Projects Fund

TC/09/18

Street Lighting in the South Street, North Street, East Street and West Street quadrant area, Rochdale

An award of £17,493.11 from the Capital Fund and an award of £14,201.52 from Central Rochdale Ward Funds

TC/13/18

George Street/Norreys Street, Rochdale - Area Restrictions

An award of £5,500 from the Capital Fund

TC/14/18

Buckley Road, Rochdale  - Waiting Restriction

The application for funding be refused

TC/15/18

Bury and Rochdale Old Road Junction with Elbut Lane – Parking Restrictions

An award of £4,800 from the Capital Fund

TC/16/18

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