Agenda and minutes

Venue: Zoom Meeting

Contact: Peter Thompson  924715

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


There were no apologies for absence.


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.   


There were no declarations of interests.


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.


There were no urgent items of business but an updated Commissioning Form had been circulated and published in relation to funding application Appendix 4d (Stonie Heys Play Area Expansion).




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To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee held on 11 March 2020.




That the Minutes of the meeting of Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee, held on 11th March 2020, be approved and signed as a correct record.


Pennines Township Funds 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider Pennines Township Funds 2020/21

Additional documents:


The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which provided an update on the revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of the Pennines Township Funds 2019/20, which would enable the Sub-Committee to consider the allocation of funds to proposed projects. Alternatives considered: In considering the report, Members considered whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects as appropriate.


In considering the submitted report, clarification was sought on capital funding that had been carried over and subsequently returned to central budgets with a request that the full amount be returned to the Township Fund. Members of the Committee were advised that the procedure that had been agreed was that should the Township require the carried over capital funding for particular projects, then it could be utilised for this purpose. Assurance was also sought that in future years, that budgets would automatically be carried forward.





1. That the expenditure, commitments and balances for Pennines Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report, be noted;


2. That decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix 3 of the submitted report, be noted;


3. That it be noted that the Townships and Communities Manager has assessed proposed projects that were to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Pennines Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and that any specific risks were identified in the submitted report;


4. That the applications for Township Funds 2019/20 be dealt with as outlined in the table below;





Capital Funding




Larchway and Rochdale Road Traffic Regulation Order


£4500 approved


Birch Road/Thimble Close Traffic Regulation Order




Stonie Heyes Play Area Expansion


Option B £37,000 approved


Hollingworth Lake Play Area Upgrade

£14,984 approved, if funding from L4L or the RSPCA becomes available, funding will be returned to Township


Temple Lane Traffic Calming


£7000 approved


Kiln Lane Traffic Regulation Order




Clough Street Traffic Regulation Order


Deferred to the next meeting


William Street Traffic Regulation Order




Todmorden Road Traffic Regulation Order and Bus Stop Clearway


£5000 Approved


5.         That the Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Sub-Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects.

Reasons for the decision:


The recommendations in 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 that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township’s priorities and which will enable the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Pennines Township Fund to ensure the continued efficient and effective use of the funds.


Eligible for Call-in: Yes