Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Ali Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sultan Ali, Cocks, Heakin, Holly and Winkler.

2.

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:

There were no declarations of interests.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To note the minutes of the meeting of Rochdale Township and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee held 14th February 2019.   

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Rochdale Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee held 14th February 2019, be approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Spotland and Falinge Area Forum pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Minutes of the meeting held Thursday, 7th March 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Spotland and Falinge Area Forum, held 7th March 2019, be noted.

5.

Norden Area Forum pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Minutes of the meeting held Tuesday, 21st May 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Norden Area Forum, held 21st May 2019, be noted.

6.

Healey Area Forum pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Minutes of the meeting held Thursday, 30th May 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Healey Area Forum, held 30th May 2019, be noted.

7.

Central Rochdale Area Forum pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Minutes of the meeting held Monday, 10th June 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of Central Rochdale Area Forum, held 10th June 2019, be noted.

8.

Rochdale North Township Funds 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To consider applications for Township funding

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 North Township Fund 2019/20, 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 North Township Funds 2019/20, 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 North 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 Rochdale North Township Fund projects and any specific risks were identified within the report.

 

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

 

The Chair advised that there would during the course of the municipal year there would be a series of funding applications that would directly affect both of the two new Rochdale Township Committees: North and South, such as applications for the funding of Christmas lights in Rochdale town centre. These applications would be considered at future meetings of the Sub-Committee.

 

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 2019/20, 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 2019/20, (as outlined at Appendix 4 of the submitted report); and be dealt with as follows:-

 

Ref

Project name/applicant

Decision

RP/02/19

Functional Fitness Course, submitted by Link4Life

An award of £1,024.42 from the Projects Fund

RP/03/19

Growth Project Work Area, submitted by Hourglass Environment

An award of £1,400 from the Project Fund

RP/04/19

Festival of Light, submitted by Vintage Worx Community Development Trust

An award of £2,694.50 from the Projects Fund

RP/05/19

Lantern Making Workshop, submitted by Vintage Worx Community Development Trust

An award of £1,800 from the Project Fund

RP/06/19

Real Change Rochdale, submitted by The Sanctuary Trust

An award of £610.30 from the Project Fund

RP/07/19

Rochdale Holiday Jamboree, submitted by the Nigerian Community Association

The application for funding be refused

RP/08/19

Eden Drop In, submitted by Hebron Social Club

Determination of this application be delegated to the Sub-Committee’s Chair, Vice Chair and Opposition Spokesperson, pending the outcome of discussions between  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.