Agenda item

Rochdale South Township Funds 2021/22

To consider applications for assistance from the Rochdale South Township Fund 2021/2022

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 2021/2022 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 2022/22, 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 2021/22 and be dealt with as follows:-

 

 

Reference

Project Name

Decision

RP/02/21

Development and Learning Support

Allocation of £2,796.73 from Projects Fund

RP/05/21

Community engagement cultural night

Allocation of the full amount requested minus the pro rata amount for food costs requested from Rochdale South Township from Projects Fund. Total allocation of £4,555.18

RP/07/21

Mental health rejuvenation event

Allocation of £1365 from Projects Fund

RP/08/21

Independence day event and participation workshops

 

 

 

Allocation of £1480 from Projects Fund

TC/01/21

Muriel Street Dropped Kerbs

Allocation of £3000 from Capital Funds

TC/05/21

Broadfield Park Feature Lighting

Allocation of £5581.28 from Capital Funds

TC/10/21

Rochdale Sports Club Squash Court/Windows Refurbishment

Allocation of £2865.50 from Capital Funds

TC/11/21

Bertha Road/Rosefield Crescent/Margaret Avenue traffic calming and pedestrian refuge traffic island on Milnrow Road

Allocation of £35,500 from Capital Funds

TC/12/21

St Mary's Close access to playing fields

Allocation of  £5,193 from the Township’s Capital Fund and £1,000 from the Kingsway Ward Fund

 

  

Reasons for the decisions:

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

 

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

 

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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