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No. Item

30.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

31.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 20 December 2017 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

32.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.

 

When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 

 

 

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest.

33.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider excluding the Press and Public from the meeting by passing the following resolution:-

 

“That in accordance with the provisions of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meeting and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, and Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public  interest in disclosing the information to the public”

 

At the time this agenda is published no representations have been received that this part of the meeting should be open to the public.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That Members of the press and public be now excluded from the meeting on the grounds that the business involves the

likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

 

34.

Arts Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environment & Culture)

Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Environment and Culture seeking approval of applications to the Arts Grant Scheme was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

That grants be made to the following:

 

Name

£

Conditions

Victor Brown New Urban Era

 

£487.70

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

£500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

Lady Meadow Women’s Institute

£500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

 

35.

Grants to Voluntary Organisations (Small Grants Scheme)

(The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Wellbeing)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Wellbeing to enable Members to consider grant applications to the Council’s Small Grants Scheme.

 

1. Applications for Revenue/Running Costs

 

The application from Pennymoor Pre School Nursery was moved to Applications from Equipment/Projects.

 

2. Applications for Equipment/Projects

 

Name

£

Conditions

Pennymoor Pre School Nursery

 

£500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor S Doyle and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

Together 4 Tamworth Charity Association

 

£500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor S Doyle and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

Radio Tamworth

 

£500.00

None

 

£500.00

Additional funding towards licence.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

Vincent District Girlguiding

£500.00

None

 

£500.00

Additional funding towards Artists workshops.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

Heart of Tamworth Community Project

 

£500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

The Tamworth and District Civic Society

 

£500.00

Receipts must be provided.

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

Friends of the Lakes

 

£500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

Parkinson’s Disease Society Support Group Tamworth

 

£500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

3. Combined Applications: Running Costs/Projects and Equipment

 

The application from the Parkinson’s Disease Society Support Group Tamworth was considered under Applications from Equipment/Projects.

36.

Sports Grant Scheme

(The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Wellbeing)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Culture seeking approval of an application to the Sports Grant Scheme was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

That grants be made to the following:

 

Name

£

Conditions

Ethan Morrell (Ultimate Frisbee)

 

NIL

N/A

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

Megan Beesley (Athletics)

 

£1500.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

Parkinson’s Disease Society Support Group

 

£5000.00

Future funding would need to be raised without further support.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

Parkrun

£1000.00

Pending on raising additional funding.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

Tamworth District Scouts

 

£5000.00

Pending Planning Permission.

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

William MacGregor 5km Dash

 

£0.00

To be provided via revenue budgets.

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

 

37.

Start Up Business Grant Scheme (Q4)

(The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Regeneration)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Regeneration to enable Members to consider grant applications to the Council’s Start Up Business Grants Scheme.

 

RESOLVED:

That grants be made to the following:

 

Name

£

Conditions

Amy GadsbyGasFusion

 

£750.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

Emma Corbett – The Pasativi-Tee Company

 

£850.00

None

(Moved by Councillor S Doyle and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

Gemma Beesley – Midlands Yoga

 

£770.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

Janet Brigwater – The Female Entrepreneurs Circle

 

£646.00

None

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)

 

Karen Agdeve & Helen Power – The Pit Stop

 

£1500.00

Confirmation of change of use and also relevant food hygiene registrations.

 

(Moved by Councillor S Claymore and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

Pauline Newton – Luv4learning

£740.00

Before grant approved:

·         Safeguarding policy to be provided

·         Compliance to be confirmed by Entrust and TBC safeguarding officer

 

After above conditions satisfied:

·         TBC to allow release of grant for purchase of relevant insurances only.  When obtained, TBC to release remainder of grant.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

 

 

 

RESOLVED:

The Committee moved a motion to recommend to Cabinet that any remaining balances are carried forward to the next Municipal Year.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Claymore)