Agenda item

Rochdale Township Funds 2018/19

To consider applications for assistance from the Rochdale Township Funds 2018/19.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which updated Members on the revenue and capital expenditure commitments and balances of Rochdale Township Fund 2018/2019, 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 2018/19 as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report, the decisions made under delegated authority as detailed at 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 of the submitted report. Members of the Rochdale Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub-Committee were requested to note that the Townships and Communities Manager had assessed all of the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Rochdale Township Fund projects and any specific risks were identified within the report.

 

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

 

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.

 

Resolved:

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

4. That applications for Township Funds 2018/2019, (as outlined at Appendix 4 of the submitted report); and be dealt with as follows:-

 

Ref

Project name

Decision

RP/07/18

IT Empowerment - towards the purchase of nine laptop computers

An award of £3,600, from the Projects Fund

RP/08/18

Spotland Bridge improvements – improvement works to the bridge

The application for funding be refused

RP/10/18

Mansfield Road, Grass Verge Conversion Study – to fund a feasibility study into the conversion of existing grass verges

An award of £1,000 from the Projects Fund

RP/11/18

Kirkholt Fitness Buddies – proposed introduction of health and fitness sessions for local people

An award of £1,194.70 from the Projects Fund

RP/12/18

Fit, Read and feed – Balderstone Library

An award of £3,500 from the Projects Fund

TC/09/18

Street Lighting in the South Street, North Street, East Street and West Street quadrant area, Rochdale

An award of £17,493.11 from the Capital Fund and an award of £14,201.52 from Central Rochdale Ward Funds

TC/13/18

George Street/Norreys Street, Rochdale - Area Restrictions

An award of £5,500 from the Capital Fund

TC/14/18

Buckley Road, Rochdale  - Waiting Restriction

The application for funding be refused

TC/15/18

Bury and Rochdale Old Road Junction with Elbut Lane – Parking Restrictions

An award of £4,800 from the Capital Fund

TC/16/18

Crescent Road, Rochdale – No Waiting Restrictions

The application for funding be refused

TC/18/18

Greenroyde Footway, Rochdale – Drainage Improvements

The application for funding be refused

TC/19/18

Wilbutts Lane, Rochdale – 20 mph Speed Limit

The application for funding be refused

TC/20/18

Dippy Dinosaur Gardens, Rochdale

The application for funding be refused

TC/21/18

Springfield Park, Rochdale – Litter Bins

An award of £2,676 from the Capital Fund and an award of £4,067 from Bamford Members and Ward Fund

TC22/18

Changing Place Toilet for the Denehurst Park Café – Rochdale

An award of £9,900 from the Capital Fund

TC/23/18

Broadfield Park, Rochdale – Bins and Benches

The application for funding be deferred for consideration at a future meeting of the Sub-Committee

TC/24/18

Broadfield park, Rochdale – Renovating Overgrown Slopes

An award of £10,000 from the Capital Fund

TC/25/18

World War One Garden, Rochdale

An award of £4,900 from the Capital Fund

TC/26/18

Gracie Island Floral feature, Rochdale

The application for funding was withdrawn

TC/27/18

Rochdale Township Flower Meadows

The application for funding be refused

TC/28/18

Muriel Street, Rochdale, Waiting restrictions

The application for funding be refused

TC/29/18

Lynroyle Way, Rochdale – Waiting Restrictions

An award of £4,500 from the Capital Fund

TC/30/18

Regent Street, Rochdale – Waiting Restrictions

An award of £4,000 from the Capital Fund

Eligible for Call-in: Yes

 

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