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Items
No. Item

11.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Neil Emmott, Councillor Susan Emmott, Councillor Robinson, Councillor Wardle and Councillor Williams.

 

 

12.

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:

Councillor Peter Joinson declared personal interests in the application for a guardrail on Manor Road.

13.

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 received had been added to the papers that had been circulated.

14.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Devolved Funding and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 24th October 2018.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Middleton Township Devolved Funding and Devolved Services Sub-Committee held on 24th October 2018 be approved and signed as a correct record.

15.

Middleton Township Funds 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider Middleton Township Funds 2018/19.

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 could decide whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects.

 

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

APURC War Memorial

Allocation of £2,200 from South Ward Revenue Funds

Greengate & Mainway East Junction Study

Allocation of £5000 (£1000 from each Ward Revenue Funds)

Protest & Peterloo in Middleton

Allocation of £2125 from Middleton Township Revenue Funds

Tonge Field Knee Rail Fencing

Allocation of £653 from East Ward Revenue Funds

Middleton Popstars Academy Costs

Allocation of £486 from Middleton Township Revenue Funds

Middleton Holiday @ Home Fit, Read and Feed 2019

Allocation of £15000 from Middleton Township Revenue Funds

Dippy The Dinosaur Garden in Truffet Park

Allocation of £1760 (Half from West Ward Revenue Funds with the other half to be split between the other four Wards Revenue Funds)

Fit, Read and Feed 2019 at Langley Library

Allocation of £3500 from West Ward Revenue Funds

Fit, Read and Feed 2019 at Junction Library

Allocation of £3500 from East Ward Revenue Funds

 

Mellalieu Street 20MPH Speed Limit with Traffic Calming

Application Declined

Peach Bank Prohibition of Driving

Application Deferred

First World Ward Plaque

Allocation of £12,700 (£1763 from Township Capital Funds with the balance £10,937 from the remaining Armed Forces Project Fund)

Stanycliffe Lane (Boarshaw Mews) – Proposed Waiting Restrictions

Application Deferred

Alkrington Green Planting Scheme

Allocation of £9027.16 from Township Capital Funds)

Latrigg Crescent Shrub Beds Scheme

Allocation of £6834 from West Ward Capital Funds

Manor Road Guardrail

Allocation of £7700 from Middleton Township Capital Funds

Footway Bollards - Sherbourne Road, Middleton

Application Deferred

Middleton Roadside Verges

Item Withdrawn

Middleton Floral Displays & Landscapes

Allocation of £2860 from Township Capital Funds

Wince Brook Access Improvements

Allocation of £6640 from East Ward Capital Funds

Windermere Road Grass Verge Protection – Knee Rail Fencing 

Allocation of £3179 from West Ward Capital Funds

Bowness Road and Wood Street Grass Verge Protection – Knee Rail Fence

Allocation of £6358 from Township Capital Funds

Middleton in Bloom

Allocation of £2044.05 from Middleton Township Revenue Funds

Middfest 2019

Allocation of £15,500 from Middleton Township Events Fund 2019/2020

Mayday 2019

Allocation of £5,500 from Middleton Township Events Fund 2019/2020

 

 

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