Agenda and minutes

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To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Burke, Councillor Martin, Councillor Robinson, Councillor Rowbotham and Councillor Smith.


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.   


There were no declarations of interest.


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 advised that there would be consideration of additional funding applications from Link4Life and for the Middleton May Day and Middfest events.


The Chair also advised that the application from Status4All had been withdrawn.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 10th January 2018.


The minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 10th January 2018 were considered.




That the minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 10th January 2018 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:-




Woodhaven Community Garden


Deferred pending a site visit

Allotments 4U


Application withdrawn

Evesham Road and Walsingham Avenue Waiting Restrictions


Application Deferred

Manchester Old Road – Limited Waiting


Application Deferred

Holiday at Home Fit and Fed

£15000 from 2018/19 Township Revenue Funds


Langley Library Read and Feed


£1661 (£1000 from 2017/18 West Ward revenue funds and £661 from 2018/19 West Ward revenue funds)

Junction Library Read and Feed

£2471.21 from 2018/19 East Ward revenue funds

Middleton May Day Event


£7000 from 2018/19 Events Fund



£15000 from 2018/19 Events Fund


Eligible for call in - yes