Agenda item

Rochdale North Township Funds 2020/21

To consider applications for assistance from the Rochdale North Township Fund 2020/2021.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of Neighbourhoods that updated members on the revenue and capital expenditure, commitments and balances of Rochdale North Township Funds 2020/2021 and which enabled the allocation of funds to proposed projects, as detailed within the report.

 

Alternatives considered - in considering the report, Members were asked to decide whether to approve, refuse or defer the allocation of funds to projects/schemes as appropriate.

 

Resolved:

1. That the expenditure, commitments and balances of the Rochdale North Township Funds 2020/2021, 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.  the Sub-Committee notes that the Townships and Communities Manager has assessed the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of eligibility for the Rochdale North Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and any specific risks have been identified within the report;

5.  That applications for Rochdale North Township Funds 2020/2021 (as outlined at Appendix 4 of the submitted report), be dealt with as follows:-

 

Ref

Applicant

Decision

TC/25/20

North Area Partnership

An award of £1,550.00, for improvements to disabled access at Syke Community Base.

TC/26/20

Healey Ward Councillors and the Healey Area Forum Sub-Group

An award of £2,578 for the supply and installation of a heritage style community noticeboard at the corner of Bentley Street and Shawclough Road, Rochdale consisting of a lockable glass fronted cabinet with the text on the header panel: ‘Shawclough Village Community Noticeboard’.

RP/12/20

Tackling Minds

Approval in principle of an award of £2,175.54, for the organisation of angling events to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community with the determination of the application being delegated to the Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the

Chair, Vice Chair and opposition spokesperson of the Sub-Committee

RP/17/20

Healey residents

An award of £4,000.00, for the introduction of ‘no waiting at any time’ restrictions at Bradley Smithy Close.

RP/18/20

Spotland and Falinge Ward Members

An award of £3,801, for knee rail fencing along Tell Street and Kathleen Street, Rochdale.

TC/21/20

Rochdale St. Clements Football Club

An award of £516.44, for the installation of standard security mesh fencing at seven points of entry to the pitches to address anti-social behaviour and to make the pitches safe for players and club members.

RP/23/20

Spotland and Falinge Ward Members

An award of £1,026.84 for the creation of a vegetable patch in Denehurst Park, for students from Redwood School to have the

opportunity to cultivate plants, learn about food growing and healthy eating, to enjoy nature and to help to develop new skills required for the Duke of Edinburgh award programme.

RP/24/20

Member of the public

An award of £1,033.92 for the restoration of the British Legion War Grave for soldiers who died between 1914 and 1918 in the First World War.

RP/26/20

Councillor Massey

An award of £1,500.00 in principle, for a project on Daniel Fold at the entrance to the park to prevent children from running out onto the road. The determination of the application being delegated to the Townships and Communities Manager, in consultation with the

Chair, Vice Chair and opposition spokesperson of the Sub-Committee.

RP/27/20

Councillor Massey

An award of £752.40 for the supply and installation of closed top litter bins on the corner of Ings Lane and Caldershaw Industrial Estate entrance and the bus stop at the end of Ings

Lane.

RP/20/20

Norden Ward Members

An award of £5,436.68, from the Projects Fund and £2,457 from Norden Members Fund, for the supply and installation of two vehicle activated signs on Edenfield Road, Norden to give drivers sufficient notice and awareness on their speed before they

enter Norden Village to improve road and public

N/A

Councillor O’Neill (on behalf of the Sub-Committee)

Approved that the the balance of Rochdale North Township Projects Fund (2020/2021) and £4,340 decommitted from the Central Rochdale Ward Fund be utilised for the purchase of deployable environmental crime CCTV cameras (£7,600 per unit)

 

Eligible for Call-in: Yes

 

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