Agenda item

Rochdale South Township Funds 2019/20

To consider applications for Township Funding

Minutes:

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

 

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

 

Alternatives considered:

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 South

Township Funds 2019/20, 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.     It be noted that the Townships and Communities Manager has assessed

the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Rochdale South Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and any specific risks have been identified in the report;

5.     That applications for Township Funds 2019/20, (as outlined at Appendix 4 of the submitted report); and be dealt with as follows:-

 

Reference

 

Project Name/Applicant

Decision

RP/09/19

Rochdale Town Centre Festive Lights

An award of £2,873 from the Projects Fund.

RP/10/19

OverCome

Consideration of this application for funding be deferred to the next meeting of the Sub-Committee, pending further information to be supplied by the applicants regarding their safeguarding policies.

RP/12/19

Skills4Sport Programme

An award of £6,975 from the Project Fund and Link4Life be requested to submit a report, to a future meeting of the Sub-Committee, reviewing the operation of the Skills4Sport Programme.

TC/15/19

Rochdale Sports Club – major refurbishment

An award of £8,475 from the Capital Fund.

TC/17/19

Springfield Park – Play Equipment

An award of £5,000 from the Capital Fund.

TC/18/19

Back Drake Street – No Waiting Restrictions

An award of £4,000 from the Capital Fund.

TC/19/19

Bury Road/Crimble Lane and War Office Road/Arnside Drive, Spencer Lane, Wordsworth Way, Rochdale – to prevent vehilces parking at each of these locations to increase visibility

An award of £4,500 from the Capital Fund

TC/20/19

Resurfacing works to damaged grass verges on Daventry Road, Rochdale.

An award of £4,200 from the Capital Fund

TC/13/19

Traffic Calming Scheme, Woodbine Street, Kingsway, Rochdale

An award of £17,260 from the Capital Fund

 

Reasons for the decisions:

i)                 The management of the Rochdale South Township Fund is delegated to the Rochdale South Township Action and Resources Delegated Sub Committee.

ii)               Rochdale South Township Funds are allocated to projects that benefit the Township’s community and environment, and realise the Township priorities.

iii)              To enable the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Rochdale South Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of the funds.

Eligible for call in – Yes.

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