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 Councillor Susan Emmott and Councillor Robinson.

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:

In accordance with the Code of Conduct for Councillors and Co-Opted Members the following declarations were made:-

 

·         Councillor Dutton declared personal and prejudicial interests in the funding application from Heywood Cricket Club and left the room during consideration of the application;

 

·         Councillor Beswick declared personal and prejudicial interests in the funding application from Heywood Little Monkeys Children’s Charity and left the room during consideration of the application;

 

·         Councillor Rush declared a personal interest in the funding application from Heywood Cricket Club;

 

·         Councillor Rush declared personal and prejudicial interests in the funding application for Heywood Charities Fete 2017 and left the room during consideration of the application vacating the Chair in favour of the Vice-Chair, Councillor Dutton;

 

·         Councillor O’Rourke declared personal and prejudicial interests in the funding application from the Heywood Chess Congress and left the room during consideration of the application;

 

·         Councillor Malcolm declared personal and prejudicial interests in the funding application from Roach Dynamos and left the room during consideration of the application;

 

 

 

 

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 Township and Engagement Officer informed the Committee that the Chair had agreed to accept three additional applications for funding for consideration at the Sub-Committee as follows:-

·         Keep Clear Markings at Waterfold Lane;

·         Heywood In Bloom;                                               

·         Heywood Chess Congress;

 

The Chair had also agreed to the circulation of a list of proposed Highways Patching Schemes for consideration as part of Agenda Item 7.

 

4.

Items for Exclusion of Public and Press

To determine any items on the agenda, if any, where the public are to be excluded from the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no items of business that required the public and press to be excluded.

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Heywood Township Delegated Sub-Committee held on 15th November 2016 were considered.

 

Decision:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Heywood Township Delegated Sub-Committee held on 15th November 2016 be approved and signed as a correct record.

 

6.

Heywood Township Funds 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

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 Heywood 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.

 

Decision:

 

1.    That the expenditure, commitments and balances for Heywood Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendix 1, 1A 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 Heywood 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

HP/26/16 - Waterfold Lane Road Closure Investigation

Application withdrawn

HP/35/16 - Bamford Road Speed Survey

Application withdrawn

HP/01/17 - 20mph Speed Limit Study

Application declined

HP/02/17 - Fit, Feed and Read 2017

Allocation of £3500 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/04/17 - Lectern for Civic Ceremonies

Application withdrawn

HP/05/17 - Heywood 1940's Day 2018

Allocation of £10000 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/06/17 - Heywood Veterans Flag Standard

Allocation of £1,015.20 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/07/17 - Bingo and Bowls (Monday Club)

Allocation of £476.90 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/09/17 - Talented Athlete - Handball Great Britain/England (Joshua McDaid)

Allocation of £2000 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/10/17 - Talented Athlete - Fencing Great Britain/England (Phoebe Newton-Hughes)

Allocation of £2000 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/11/17 - Roach Dynamos Club Development

Allocation of £2500 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/12/17 - Middleton Road Speed Survey

Application declined

HP/13/17 - Hope Community After School Club

Application declined

HP/14/17 - Back O’th Moss After School Club

Allocation of £1,413.00 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/15/17 - Explore Your Environment

Allocation of £1,450.00 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/16/17 -  Recovery Republic CIC 5th Year Anniversary Awareness

Allocation of £1,650.00 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/17/17 - Moorland Home Children’s Holiday

Allocation of £185.00 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/18/17 - Queen's Park Rochdale Junior Parkrun

Allocation of £1,353.00 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/19/17 - Heywood Charities Fete 2017

Allocation of £3,278.00 from Township Revenue Funds

HP/20/17 - Queen's Park Life Projects

Allocation of £   1,552.00 from Township Revenue Funds (subject to confirmation that appropriate safeguarding documentation is in place)

HP/21/17 - Emergency Services Memorial

Application declined

HP/22/17 - Heywood AODS -  equipment for sets creation

Allocation of £800.00 from Township Revenue Funds

P/24/17 - Heywood Cricket Club - Re-surface access road

Allocation of £  4,400.00 from Township Revenue Funds

Keep Clear Markings - Waterfold Lane

Allocation of £500 from Township Revenue Funds

Heywood In Bloom 

Allocation of £1966.62 from Township Revenue Funds

Heywood Chess Congress

Allocation of £400 for 2017 and £600 for 2018  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Heywood Township Highways Patching Programme 2017/2018 - Update

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered an update on the Heywood Township Highways Patching Programme for 2017/2018 further to the meeting of the Heywood Township Committee on 20th March 2017 when the matter had been deferred.

 

Members received a copy of a document which provided an indication of potential schemes for each ward of the Township.

 

Alternatives considered:

 

The Township receives an allocation of funding for highways patching schemes and can decide how the funding is allocated.

 

Decision:

 

That the schemes as presented at the meeting be approved as the Heywood Township Highways Patching Programme for 2017/2018.

 

Reasons for the decision:

 

The Township is required to determine how it would wish to allocate funding for highways patching schemes for 2017/2018.

 

Eligible for call in - yes