Agenda and minutes

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Items
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18.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Members must indicate at this stage any items on the agenda in which they must declare an interest.  Members must verbally give notice of their interest at the meeting and complete the form attached with this agenda. 

 

Members are also advised to take advice with regard to any matter where there is potential bias or predetermination in any business to be considered at the meeting and whether they should take part in decision making at the meeting.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 and the Council's adopted Code of Conduct, they must declare the nature of any discloseable pecuniary interest; personal interest and/or prejudicial interest required of them and, in the case of any discloseable pecuniary interest or prejudicial interest, withdraw from the meeting during consideration of the item, unless permitted otherwise within the Code of Conduct.

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Minutes:

Councillor Rush declared a personal and prejudicial interest in relation to application reference HP/25/16 – Township Origin Series 2017 - by virtue of his as his Membership of the Board of Rochdale Hornets RFLC left the room during consideration of this item, taking no part in the discussions or voting on this matter vacating the Chair in favour of Councillor Susan Emmott

 

Councillors Beswick and McCarthy declared personal interest in relation to application HP/26/16 – Waterfold Lane Prohibition of Motor Vehicles Invesigation – by virtue of their residence in Waterfold lane.

 

19.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Heywood Township Delegated Sub-Committee held on 5th July 2016.

Minutes:

DECIDED – that the minutes of the Heywood Township Delegated Sub-Committee held on 5th July 2016 be approved as a correct record.

20.

Heywood Township Funds 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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Minutes:

The Director of Neighbourhoods presented a report which updated the Sub-Committee on revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of Heywood Township Fund 2016/17, to enable the Sub-Committee to allocate funds to proposed projects.

 

The recommendations contained in the report were presented as the management of the Heywood Township Fund was a function delegated to this Sub-Committee to determine. The Heywood Township Funds were designed to be allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s communities and environment and which realise the Township’s stated priorities. The Sub-Committee monitors and reviews the use of the Heywood Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of the Township’s Funds.

 

The Sub-Committee were asked to note the expenditure, commitments and balances for Heywood Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendix 1, 1A and 2, the decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix 3 to the submitted report and to consider and approve, defer or refuse the allocation of funds to proposed projects detailed in Appendix 4.

 

Members of the Heywood Township Delegated Sub-Committee were requested to note the Principal Townships Officer’s assessment of the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Heywood Township Fund, priorities of the Township and any specific risks identified.

 

Alternatives considered - in considering the report, Members were asked to decide whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects/schemes as appropriate.

 

The Sub-Committee received representations from applicants who addressed the Sub-Committee in relation their applications

 

DECIDED – That (1) the expenditure, commitments and balances for Heywood Township Revenue and Capital Funds, as detailed in Appendices 1, 1A and 2 of the submitted report be noted;

(2) the decisions made under delegated authority as detailed at Appendix 3 of the submitted report be noted;

(3) it be noted that the Principal Township Officer had assessed the proposed projects to be considered for funding, against the criteria of the Heywood Township Fund, priorities of the Township Plan and any specific risks had been identified, (as detailed in Appendix 4 of the submitted report);

(4) the Principal Townships Officer, in consultation with the Chair, Vice Chair and opposition spokespersons of the Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects;

(5) applications for Township Funds, (as outlined in appendix 4 of the submitted report); and as, verbally updated by the Township Management Officer, be dealt with as follows:-

 

REF:

PROJECT/SCHEME

DECISION

HP/05/16

Heywood Library Microfilm Reader and Printer

Be declined

HP/25/16

Township Origin Series

Approve an allocation of £4,400 from the Revenue Fund (subject to each of the Townships awarding an equal sum)

HP/26/16

Waterfold Lane prohibition of motor vehicles investigation

Be deferred pending a satisfactory compromise being reached between the farmer and residents and following referral to RBC Legal Services

HP/27/16

HP/27/16 Moss Hall Road/ Pilsworth Road Clearway

Approve an allocation £6,000 from the Revenue Fund

HP/28/16

Remembrance Sunday 2016

Approve an allocation £125 from the Revenue Fund for the sand and repainting flag  ...  view the full minutes text for item 20.