Agenda and minutes

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To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Bell, Councillor Burke, Councillor Joinson and Councillor Williams.


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.   


Councillor Smith declared a personal interest in the application for funding from the Burnside Centre Volunteer Project, in so far as there was a reference to Status4All in the application.


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.


That Chair advised that there would be an additional application for Township Funds for lamp post poppies at various gateways Middleton.


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To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Devolved Funding and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held 18th October 2018.


The minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 18th October 2017 were considered.




That the minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 18th October 2017 be approved and signed as a correct record.



Middleton Township Funds 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider a report that enables Sub-Committee Members to allocate expenditure and resources from the Middleton Township Fund 2017/18 to proposed projects across the Township.

Additional documents:


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 2017/18 and to enable the Sub-Committee to consider the allocation of funds to proposed projects.


Alternatives considered:


In considering the report, Members would consider whether or not to approve

the allocation of funds to projects as appropriate.




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 report;

4.    That the applications for Township Funds be dealt with as follows:-




Burnside Centre Volunteer Project

Allocation of £5206 (£1000 from West Ward Revenue Funds and £4206 from Township Revenue Project Fund)


Andrei Toader and Mia Linnik-Holden – British Open Blackpool Dance Festival

Allocation of £1150 from Township Revenue Project Fund.



Lamp post poppies - various gateways Middleton

Allocation of £800 from Township Capital Fund (with the Chair authorised to exercise her delegation for up to £1000 if further poppies are required)



Eligible for call in - yes