Agenda and minutes

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Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to indicate at this stage any items on the agenda in which they intend to declare an interest.  Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 and the Council's newly adopted Code of Conduct, they must declare the nature of any personal or discloseable pecuniary interest required of them and, in the case of any discloseable pecuniary interest withdraw from the meeting during consideration of the item, unless permitted otherwise within the Code of Conduct.


Councillor Brett declared a personal interest in agenda item 3 – Pennines Township Funding 2012/13 as far as it related to Milnrow Cricket Club.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 14th November 2012.


DECIDED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 14th November 2012 be approved as a correct record


Pennines Township Funds 2012/13 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Service Director – Corporate Services seeking Members agreement to the allocation of Pennines Township Funds to funding streams in 2012/13 and to consider applications for funds by submitted groups and projects.


The recommendations contained in the report were presented as management of the Pennines Township Fund is delegated to the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub Committee. Pennines Township Funds are allocated to projects/schemes that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township priorities. The report enabled the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Pennines Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of Township Funds.


The Service Director – Corporate Services informed the Sub-Committee that the Pennines Township Fund Terms and Conditions state that applicants are limited to one Pennines Township grant in any two consecutive financial years.


Alternatives: Members were asked to support or decline proposed schemes within the submitted report.


The Head of Townships verbally updated the Committee in respect of the expenditure, commitments and balances of Pennines Township Revenue and Capital funds as detailed in appendices 1 and 2 and of two additional applications for assistance from the Pennines Township Funds namely for the Lakebank Pedestrian Guard Rail and the Newhey Village CCTV equipment in appendix 4 of the submitted report.  Copies of the updated appendices 1, 2 and 4 were circulated at the meeting for Members to consider.

DECIDED – That (1) the expenditure, commitments and balances of Pennines Township Revenue and Capital funds as detailed in the appendices 1 and 2 be noted;

(2) the decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in appendix 3 be noted;

(3) applications for assistance from the Pennines Township Funds, as detailed in Appendix 4, be determined as follows:

a) £3,500 be approved for the Introduction of 'No Waiting at Any Time' restriction on Gale, Todmorden Road, Littleborough either side of the land outside house numbers 20 and 22.

b) That the sum of £50,000 be approved for the Albert Royds Street widening Scheme on condition that any additional costs incurred for diversion of underground services are reported to a future meeting of this Committee for determination;

c) £20,000 be approved for the conversion of the zebra crossing on Church Street, Littleborough into a puffin crossing;

d) £5,080.60 be approved for the removal of the existing damaged guard rail and the supply and installation of new triad post and rail and;

e) £1,665 be approved for the provision of one PTZ dome camera and DVR for deployment initially in Newhey Villageor subsequently elsewhere in hotspots identified and agreed by Police and Community Safety within the Milnrow and Newhey Ward.

(4) A report on Community Safety in the Pennines Township be submitted to a future meeting of the Pennines Township Committee.