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Items
No. Item

8.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Hornby and Meredith

9.

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:

The Chair indicated that there were two additional items of business to be considered (at agenda item 7 – Rochdale South Township Funds 2019/20), that were to be considered by this meeting of the Sub-Committee; namely the applications for funding for resurfacing of damaged grass verges at Daventry Road, Rochdale and a proposed traffic calming scheme at Woodbine Street East, Rochdale. The grounds for urgency were that the Sub-Committee was required to make a determinations in respect of these two funding applications prior to the next scheduled meeting on 17th December 2019.

10.

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:

Members of the Sub-Committee declared interests in various funding applications as follows:

a.    Councillor Zaheer declared a personal and prejudicial interest in the submitted application from Link4Life (RP/12/19) and she left the room during the discussion and voting thereon.

b.    Councillor Angela Smith declared a personal interest in the submitted application from Friends of Springfield Park (TC/17/19).

c.    Councillor Sullivan declared a personal interest in the submitted application from Friends of Springfield Park (TC/17/19).

11.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting of Rochdale South Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee, held 10th July 2019

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the Minutes of the meeting of Rochdale South Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee, held 10th July 2019, be approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

12.

Area Forum Meetings pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To note the minutes of the meetings of the following Area Fora in the Township:

a.    Brimrod, Marland and Sudden Area Forum – 22nd August 2019

b.    Bamford and Oakenshot Area Forum – 5th August 2019

c.    Kingsway Area Forum – 5th August 2019

d.    Castleton Area Forum – 9th September 2019

e.    Milkstone and Deeplish Area Forum – 9th September 2019

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the Minutes of the following Area Forum meetings be noted:-

a.     Brimrod, Marland and Sudden Area Forum – 22nd August 2019.

b.     Bamford and Oakenrod Area Forum – 5th August 2019.

c.     Kingsway Area Forum – 5th August 2019.

d.     Castleton Area Forum – 9th September 2019.

e.     Milkstone and Deeplish Area Forum – 9th September 2019.

13.

Rochdale South Township Funds 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To consider applications for Township Funding

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which provided an update on revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of Rochdale South Township Funds 2019/20 and to enable the allocation of funds to proposed projects.

 

In considering the funding applications the Sub-Committee received oral representations from the applicant’s and/or their representatives, who were in attendance at the meeting.

 

Alternatives considered:

Members were asked to decide whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects/schemes as appropriate.

 

Resolved:

 

1.     That the expenditure, commitments and balances of the Rochdale South

Township Funds 2019/20, as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report be noted;

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

3.     That the Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the

Chair, Vice Chair and opposition spokesperson of the Sub-Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects;

4.     It be noted that the Townships and Communities Manager has assessed

the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Rochdale South Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and any specific risks have been identified in the report;

5.     That applications for Township Funds 2019/20, (as outlined at Appendix 4 of the submitted report); and be dealt with as follows:-

 

Reference

 

Project Name/Applicant

Decision

RP/09/19

Rochdale Town Centre Festive Lights

An award of £2,873 from the Projects Fund.

RP/10/19

OverCome

Consideration of this application for funding be deferred to the next meeting of the Sub-Committee, pending further information to be supplied by the applicants regarding their safeguarding policies.

RP/12/19

Skills4Sport Programme

An award of £6,975 from the Project Fund and Link4Life be requested to submit a report, to a future meeting of the Sub-Committee, reviewing the operation of the Skills4Sport Programme.

TC/15/19

Rochdale Sports Club – major refurbishment

An award of £8,475 from the Capital Fund.

TC/17/19

Springfield Park – Play Equipment

An award of £5,000 from the Capital Fund.

TC/18/19

Back Drake Street – No Waiting Restrictions

An award of £4,000 from the Capital Fund.

TC/19/19

Bury Road/Crimble Lane and War Office Road/Arnside Drive, Spencer Lane, Wordsworth Way, Rochdale – to prevent vehilces parking at each of these locations to increase visibility

An award of £4,500 from the Capital Fund

TC/20/19

Resurfacing works to damaged grass verges on Daventry Road, Rochdale.

An award of £4,200 from the Capital Fund

TC/13/19

Traffic Calming Scheme, Woodbine Street, Kingsway, Rochdale

An award of £17,260 from the Capital Fund

 

Reasons for the decisions:

i)                 The management of the Rochdale South Township Fund is delegated to the Rochdale South Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub Committee.

ii)               Rochdale South Township Funds are allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township priorities.

iii)              To enable the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Rochdale South Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of the funds.

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