Agenda item

Rochdale South Township Funds 2020/21

To consider Rochdale South Township Funds 2020/21.


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 2020/2021 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.



1.         That the expenditure, commitments and balances of the Rochdale South

Township Funds 2020/21, 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 2020/21, (as outlined at Appendix 4 of the submitted report); and be dealt with as follows:-




Project Name



Castleton War Memorial Path Repair

Approved £3,960 from Projects Fund


Broad Lane/Turf Hill Road Mini Roundabout Safety Improvements

Approved £14,662.97 from Capital Fund and Projects Fund


Church Stile Area 20mph Zone

Approved £24,000 from Projects Fund


St Joseph’s Field Kingsway Cricket Pitch Replacement

Approved £7,840 from Projects Fund


Reservoir Street- No waiting at any time restrictions

Deferred to a future meeting of the Sub- Committee




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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