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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.
Councillors Stott and Emsley declared personal and prejudicial interests in submitted applications from Littleborough Rushbearing events and activities 2018, and took no part in the decision.
To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee held on 12th March 2018.
That the minutes of the meeting held on 12th March 2018 be approved as a correct record.
To receive information in relation to the Township Funds and consider applications for funding.
Committee consider applications for funding that had been submitted by and on behalf of individuals and groups and for projects.
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 Members in relation to their applications.
(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 Townships& Communities Manager has assessed the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of the Pennines Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and that any specific risks have been identified;
(4) The Townships & Communities Manager, 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, were determined as follows:
Reasons for resolution:
Management of the Pennines Township Fund was a function delegated to the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee. Pennines Township Funds were allocated to various projects and schemes that would benefit the Township’s community and environment, and help to realise the Township’s 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 these Funds.
To consider approval of S.106 monies for children’s play in Milnrow Park.
The Committee considered a report seeking approval of the allocation of £5810 of section 106 funds received from the Wickenhall Mill development; and £11520 of Township Capital funds for improvements to the children’s play area in Milnrow Park.
Alternatives considered: Not to allocate the funds.
That the allocation of £5810 of section 106 funds received from the Wickenhall Mill development; and £11520 of Township Capital funds for improvements to the children’s play area in Milnrow Park, be approved.
Reason for resolution:
The scheme is within the parameters of the s.106 agreement and the Council’s ‘Provision of Recreational Open Space in New Housing’ Supplementary Planning Document and the scheme will provide additional play equipment in Milnrow Memorial Park to improve the play provision for local children.