Agenda item

Rochdale Township Funds 2017/18

The Sub-Committee to consider a report that enables Members to allocate expenditure and resources from the Rochdale Township Fund 2017/18 to proposed projects across the Township

Minutes:

The Sub- Committee considered a report of the Director of Neighbourhoods updating on the revenue and capital expenditure commitments and balances of Rochdale Township Fund 2017/2018, to enable the Sub-Committee to allocate funds to proposed projects.

 

The Sub-Committee were asked to note the expenditure, commitments and balances of Rochdale Township Funds 2017/18 as detailed in Appendix 1 and

2, the decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix 3 to the submitted report and to consider and approve, defer or refuse the allocation of funds to proposed projects detailed in Appendix 4. Members of the Rochdale Township Action and Resource Sub-Committee were requested to note that the projects had been identified for funding from Rochdale Township Funds 2017/18. Members were asked to decide whether to approve, reject or defer the allocation of revenue and capital funds to the proposed projects listed in Appendix 4.

 

The Sub-Committee considered the views of Mr P. Massey who addressed the Sub-Committee objecting to the proposed Order on behalf of the Spotland and Falinge Area Forum.

 

Alternatives considered - in considering the report, Members were asked to

Decide whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects/schemes as appropriate.

 

Decision:

1. That the expenditure, commitments and balances of the Rochdale Township Funds 2017/18, 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 spokespersons of the Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects.

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

 

Ref

Project name

Decision

RP/08/17

Removal of John Street Bus Lane/Gate feasibility Study

£5000 approved from project funds

RP/09/17

Vintage Worx Falinge Park events

£6849 approved from project funds

TC/04/17

Bentley Street Traffic Calming

£50000 approved from capital funds

TC/06/17

Crawford Street Traffic calming and 20mph zone

£21500 approved from capital funds

TC/07/17

Removal of grass verge outside 837 Bury Road

£2632 approved from capital funds

TC/08/17

Martlett Avenue waiting restrictions

£3500 approved from capital funds

TC/09/17

Corporation Road, Norman Road, Albion Road waiting restrictions

£5000 approved from capital funds

TC/10/17

Crawford Street waiting restrictions

£4000 approved from capital funds

 

Reason for decision:

The management of the Rochdale Township Fund is delegated to the

Rochdale Township Action & Resources Delegated Sub Committee to determine. The Rochdale Township Funds are allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township priorities. The Sub-Committee undertook monitoring and a review of the use of the Rochdale Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of those Funds.

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