Agenda item

Rochdale South Township Funds 2019/2020

To consider applications for assistance from the Rochdale South Township Fund 2019/2020

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 2019/2020 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/10/19

OverCome (Get Fit Society)

The application for funding be refused.

RP/18/19

Castleton – History and Heritage (Friends of the Carnegie, Castleton)

An award of £1,618.75 from the Projects Fund

RP/20/19

New Horizons (Multicultural Resource Centre)

An award of £750 from the Projects Fund.

RP/21/19

Rochdale TRY (Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation)

An award of £2,062.50 from the Projects Fund.

RP/22/19

Drumming/Cultural Group Workshop (Nigeria Community Association)

An award of £1,499 from the Projects Fund.

RP/23/19

Multicultural Parade 2020 (Nigeria Community Association)

The application for funding was withdrawn

TC/12/19

Broad Lane Wood, Community Notice Board, Rochdale (Balderstone and Kirkholt Ward)

An award of £2,860 from the Capital Fund

TC/24/19

Tweedale Street Bollards, Rochdale (Milkstone and Deeplish Ward)

An award of £2,250 from the Capital Fund

TC/26/19

King Street East, Salt Bin (Milkstone and Deeplish Ward)

An award of £1,006.46 from the Capital Fund

TC/27/19

Robinson Street Knee Rail (Milkstone and Deeplish Ward)

Consideration of this application for funding be deferred to the next meeting of the Sub-Committee, pending the receipt of further information from the Council’s Community Safety service

TC/29/19

Rochdale Road Waiting Restrictions (Castleton Ward)

An award of £2,000 from the Capital Fund, with a request that the applicant fund the outstanding balance of £2,000

TC/30/19

Broad Lane Pedestrian Dropped Crossings (Kingsway Ward)

An award of £4,620 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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