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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.
In accordance with the Code of Conduct for Councillors and Voting Co-opted members, Councillor Donna Williams declared an interest in the application for funding from the Middleton Town Centre Management Company and left the room during consideration of the application, vacating the Chair in favour of Councillor Neil Emmott.
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.
The Chair indicated that four additional applications for funding had been received and had been added to the papers that had been circulated.
To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 13th February 2019.
That the minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding
and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 13th February 2019 be approved and signed as a correct record.
To consider Middleton Township Funds 2019/20.
The Sub-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 2019/30 and to enable the Sub-Committee to consider the allocation of funds to proposed projects.
In considering the report, Members could decide whether or not to approve
the allocation of funds to projects.
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 decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix
3 of the report be noted;
3. That it be noted that the Townships & 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
4. That the applications for Township Funds be dealt with as follows:-
Reasons for the Recommendations:
Management of the Middleton Township Fund is delegated to the
Middleton Township Devolved Funding & Devolved Services Sub
Middleton Township Funds are allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township priorities and to enable the committee to monitor and review the use of the Middleton Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of the funds.
Eligible for call in - yes