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 Malcom and O’Rourke.

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:

Councillor Robinson declared a personal interest as a judge for the Many Club.

3.

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 under this item.

4.

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 Committee were advised that additional applications for funding from the Heywood Township Funds had been received from the following:

 

·         History of Heywood.

 

The grounds for urgency for this application noted that the project would need to be completed before the next meeting of the Sub-Committee.

 

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To apporove the Minutes of the previous meeting held on the 25th October 2019.

Minutes:

Members noted for the purposes of the Minutes, that if funding was found for the BMX Club (Ref HTC/08/18) by the Council then the Townships money would be return or whatever percentage given by the Council.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on the 25th October 2018 be agreed as a correct record.

6.

Heywood Township Funds 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To receive information in relation to the Township Funds and consider 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 Heywood Township Funds 2018/19 and to enable the Sub-Committee to consider the allocation of funds to proposed projects.

 

During the discussion of funding applications the Heywood 750 year’s item (Ref HTC/06/19) was withdrawn by the proposer. After consideration of all the items, Members held a further discussion on the Heywood 750 year’s application and unanimously agreed to approve the application to the cost of £7026 as requested. It was further agreed that if the requested reserves were required, they would be met equally from ward funds from each ward.

 

Alternatives considered: In considering the report, Members would consider whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects as appropriate.

 

RESOLVED

 

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 and 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:

 

Reference

Application

Decision

Events Fund

 

 

HE/01/19

Heywood Remembrance Sunday Event

Approved £1,480.

HE/02/19

Heywood Christmas Festival

 

Approved £6,000.

Projects Fund

 

 

HP/02/19

Talented Athlete Remi Knight

 

Approved £2,000.

HP/08/19

Heywood 1940’s Day 2020

 

Approved £11,200.

HP/09/19

The Monday Community Club

 

Approved £428.44.

HP/13/19

Functional Fitness Course

 

Approved £2,355.

HP/14/19

Art for Well Being

 

Approved £1,000 Projects Fund and £ 313.50 from North Ward Fund.

HP/15/19

Talented Athlete Phoebe Newton-Hughes.

 

Approved £2,000

HP/16/19

Happywood

Approved £3,000

HP/18/19

Heywood Charities Fete

 

Approved £4,610.

HP/19/19

Back O’Moss Toddler Group

 

Approved £464.44 Projects and £464.44 North Ward Funds.

HP/21/19

Kats Dance Grade Classes

 

Approved £1,056.

Capital

 

 

HTC/01/19

Balmoral Drive Pedestrian Guardrail

 

Approved £6,275.

HTC/03/19

Waterfold Business Park TRO

 

Approved £4,700.

HTC/06/19

Heywood 750 years

 

Approved £7,026

 

 

 

HTC/04/19

 

Alexandra Street Area Traffic Calming

 

Refused.