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Additional Items


In accordance with Council procedure rules the Chair indicated an additional item of business would be considered at this meeting, namely application PTC/05/16 – Moorhouse Methodist - cellar restoration project.  The grounds of urgency, being that the funding requirements need to be met prior to the next meeting of the Committee.



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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There were no declarations of interest.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 29th March 2016


DECIDED – That the minutes of the meeting of the Pennines Delegated Sub-Committee held 29th March 2016, be approved as a correct record.


Pennines Township Funds 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

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The Director of Neighbourhoods submitted a report requesting that the Sub-Committee consider applications for funding that had been submitted by groups and for projects.


The recommendations contained within the report were presented as management of the Pennines Township Fund is a function that 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 also 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.


Alternatives considered: the sub-Committee were asked to support or decline proposed schemes within the submitted report.


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


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

(2) The decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in

Appendix 3 of the submitted report be noted;

(3) The Sub-Committee notes that the Principal Townships Officer has assessed proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of the Pennines Township Fund, priorities of the Township and that any specific risks have been identified;

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

 (5) Applications for assistance from the Pennines Township Revenue and Capital Funds, as detailed in Appendix 4 of the submitted report, be determined as follows: (see table below).

(6) The Sub-Committee notes the suggestions for the Town Centre Fund and Shop Frontage Scheme and the future remit of the funds as detailed in Appendix 5 of the submitted report; and approves that suggestion 2  be pursued subject to the addition of allowing Environmental Improvement Grants;  the relevant application forms and terms and conditions be amended in consultation with the Township Chair and Vice Chair.






Bentgates Estate 20mph speed limit scheme.

Approve an allocation of £5,500 from Capital Fund for the Bentgates Estate 20mph speed limit.


Newhey Car Park.

The application for the Newhey Car Park be deferred. Councillor Kelly was advised to seek support corporately from the Cabinet Member for Highways.


Helping our local  wildlife – eco activities for young people project.

Approve an allocation of £1,700 from the Projects Fund for the Helping our local wildlife – eco activities for young people project.


New Road traffic island investigation scheme.

Defer the application for the New Road traffic island scheme pending further information and that the final decision be delegated to Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee to determine.


Assertive Outreach Project.

Approve an allocation of £2,250 from the Project Fund for the Assertive Outreach Project.


Moorhouse Methodist Church – Cellar restoration project.

Approve an allocation of £5,000 from the Capital Fund for the Moorhouse Methodist  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.