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 Boriss, Martin, Rowbotham and Wardle.

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:

Councillors Joinson, Nolan, West, Donna Williams and Peter Williams declared interests in the application from the Middleton Town Centre Management Company.

3.

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.

Minutes:

The Chair indicated that additional applications from League for Life and Middleton Township Target Hardening Funding had been accepted onto the Agenda as decisions on the applications were required prior to the next meeting.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding and Devolved Service Sub-Committee held on 12th March 2018.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding

and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 12th March 2018 be

approved and signed as a correct record.

5.

Middleton Township Funds 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To receive information on Township funds and determine applications for funding.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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 2018/19 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.

 

Decision:

 

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:-

 

APPLICATION

DECISION

Middleton Band National Finals

Allocation of £5483 from Township Revenue Projects Fund

Greater Manchester Police

Allocation of £340.50 from Township Revenue Projects Fund

Langley Library

Allocation of £400    from Township Revenue Projects Fund

Middleton TCM Christmas Lights Switch On Event

Allocation of £3000  from Township Events Fund

Middleton TCM Management Function Contribution

Allocation of £10000 from Township Revenue Projects Fund subject to the submission of a more detailed breakdown of where the funding is to be utlised

Highways – Repair of Solar Powered Speed Sign

Application declined as other sources of funding may be available

Highways – Evesham Rd & Walsingham Ave Waiting restrictions

Allocation of £4500 from Township Capital Projects Fund

Highways – Manchester Old Rd Businesses & Waiting Restrictions

Application Deferred

Highways - Byron Road Verge Resurfacing

Allocation of £4000 from North Ward Capital Funding

Demesne Community Centre - Buttons & Bows Play Area

Application declined as other sources of funding may be available

 

Street Lighting – Middleton Christmas Lighting Improvements

Allocation of £9366.56 from Township Capital Projects Fund

Rochdale Hornets League for Life

Allocation of £4250  from Township Revenue Projects Fund

Middleton Township Target Hardening Funds

Allocation of £5000 from Township Revenue Projects Fund

 Eligible for call in - yes