Agenda item

Pennines Township Funds 2019/20

To consider applications for funding from the Township’s Capital and Revenue Funds


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


Alternatives considered: In considering the report, Members considered whether or not to approve the allocation of funds to projects as appropriate.



1.            That the expenditure, commitments and balances for Pennines Township revenue and capital funds as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report, be noted;

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

3.            That it be noted that the Townships and Communities Manager has assessed proposed projects that were to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Pennines Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and that any specific risks were identified in the submitted report;

4.            That the applications for Township Funds 2019/20 be dealt with as outlined in the table below.





Events Fund




Milnrow and District Carnival Committee

Approved: £1,837.

Projects Fund




Princess Road Surveys

The application for funding be declined.



Link4Life (Skills4Sport Programme)

The application for funding be declined, however the applicants be encouraged to liaise with Township Management staff and submit a revised application to a future meeting of the Sub-Committee.


Bee Inspired – Buzz Educational Activities (NatureEd CIC)

Approved: £1,520


Pennines in Bloom

Approved: £1,918.59


Milnrow Brass Band

Approved: £3,878.50

Capital Fund




Holy Trinity Project 2020


Consideration of this application be deferred for consideration at a future meeting of the Sub-Committee


Arm Road/James Street – Grass Verge Removal

Approved: £6,500


5.            That the Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Sub-Committee, be given delegated authority to make decisions on any deferred projects.


Reasons for the decision:

The recommendations in the report were presented as management of the Pennines Township Fund is a function that is delegated to the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub Committee. Pennines Township Funds are allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township’s priorities and which will enable the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Pennines Township Fund to ensure the continued efficient and effective use of the funds.

Eligible for Call-in: Yes



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