Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

8.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Daalat Ali, Councillor Brett, Councillor Howard, Councillor Rashid, Councillor Sheerin and Councillor Zaheeer

9.

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:

There were no declarations of interest.

10.

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:

There were no urgent items of business.

11.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Rochdale South Township Committee held 5th June 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Rochdale South Township Committee held on 5th June 2019 be approved and signed as a correct record.

12.

Open Forum

Up to half an hour has been set aside for members of the public to raise any issues relevant to the business of the Committee and the Township.

Minutes:

There were no items raised on the Open Forum.

13.

Blue Plaque Proposal for the Maskew's pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider the installation of a blue plaque at Touchstones Museum, Rochdale.

Minutes:

The Township Committee considered the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which proposed the installation of a blue plaque to commemorate Annie and Frank Maskew on the doorway of Touchstones, Rochdale.

 

The plaque would be installed ready to be unveiled on 14th October as part of the launch event of Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival 2019. It would be funded by the Maskew Bequest.

 

Alternatives considered:

 

There were no alternatives for consideration.

 

Resolved:

 

1.    That the installation of a blue plaque to honour Annie and Frank Maskew on the doorway of Touchstones, Rochdale be approved.

 

 

Reasons for the decision:

 

Interim permission had already been granted from Link4Life and the Council’s Conservation Officer. Approval from the Rochdale South Township Committee was now required.

 

Eligible for call in - yes