Agenda item

Middleton Township Funds 2019/20

To consider Middleton Township Funds 2019/20.


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 2019/20 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.




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


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




Bowlee Community Park Development – Spring Bulb Planting


Award of £487.99 from West Ward Revenue Funds

Skills4Sport Programme


Award of £6,975 from Township Revenue Fund


Manchester New Road Speed Surveys


Application declined

Nowell Road Waiting Restrictions


Award of £4,500 from Township Capital Fund


Boarshaw Clough Nature Reserve Improvements


Award of £3,852 from Township Capital Fund

King Georges Playing Field Security Improvements


Award of £7,699.02 from East Ward Capital Funds

Middleton Gymnastics Club – Fitness Suite and Refurbishment of Toilet Facilities


Award of £15,000 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



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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