Agenda item

Middleton Township Funds 2019/20

To consider Middleton Township Funds 2019/20.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which provided an update on revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of Middleton Township Funds 2019/30 and to enable the Sub-Committee to consider the allocation of funds to proposed projects.

 

Alternatives considered:

 

In considering the report, Members could decide whether or not to approve

the allocation of funds to projects.

 

Resolved:

 

1.    That the expenditure, commitments and balances for Middleton

Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendix 1 and 2 of

the report be noted;

2.    That decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix

3 of the report be noted;

3.    That it be noted that the Townships & Communities Manager has

assessed proposed projects to be considered for funding against the

criteria of eligibility for the Middleton Township Fund, the priorities of

the Township and that any specific risks had been identified in the

report;

4.    That the applications for Township Funds be dealt with as follows:-

 

 

APPLICATION

DECISION

Bowlee Pavilion Office Start Up Grant

Award of £1500 from West Ward Revenue Funds

 

Bowlee Boulder Cleaning

Award of £360 from West Ward Revenue Funds

 

Conservation Area - Snowdrops and Bluebells

Award of £700 from North Ward Revenue Funds

 

Functional Fitness Course at Middleton Arena

Award of £2355 from Township Revenue Funds

 

Friends of Alkrington Woods – Start Up Grant

 

Award of £293.67 from South Ward Revenue Funds

Middleton Gardens – Shrub Beds

Award of £3156.85 from Township Revenue Funds

 

Peach Bank – Proposed Prohibition of Vehicles

Award of £7000 from Township Capital Funds

 

Boarshaw Mews (Stanycliffe Lane)

Award of £4000 from Township Capital Funds

 

Repair and Relocation of Birch Fountain and Horse Trough

Award of £21,850 from Township Capital Funds

 

Glenwood Drive Street Lighting

Award of £5064.38 from North Ward Capital Funds

 

Lighthouse Project – New Events/Conference Room Equipment

 

Award £6974.38 from Township Capital Funds

Don Street – Motorbike Prohibitors

Award of £7458 (half from East Ward Capital funds and half from North Ward Capital Funds)

 

Wood Street – Dropped Kerbs

Award of £1001 from Township Capital Funds

 

(Note: Councillor Emmott took the Chair for consideration of this application)

 

Middleton Town Centre Management Limited

 

 

 

 

Award of £13000 (£10000 from Township Revenue Funds for Town Centre management function and £3000 from Township Events Fund for Christmas Lights Switch on Event)

 

Air Conditioning Units – Middleton Library

Award of up to £1000 from Township Capital Funds

 

 

 

Reasons for the Recommendations:

 

Management of the Middleton Township Fund is delegated to the

Middleton Township Devolved Funding & Devolved Services Sub

Committee.

 

Middleton Township Funds are allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township priorities and to enable the committee to monitor and review the use of the Middleton Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of the funds.

 

Eligible for call in - yes

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