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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Vice Chair

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That Councillor R Pritchard  be appointed as  Chair for this meeting

 

 

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

 

and; Cllr S Doyle be appointed as Vice Chair for this meeting

 

 

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

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor S Claymore

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 248 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 21st March 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

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

4.

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.

5.

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 second by Councillor S Doyle)

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Arts Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environment and 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

Cornerpost Education Centre

 

£500

 

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

 

 

 

 

7.

Grants to Voluntary Organisations (Small Grants Scheme)

(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.

 

RESOLVED:                        That grants be made to the following:

 

 

1.    Applications for Revenue/Running Costs

 

There were no applications for this quarter

 

 

2.    Applications for Equipment/Projects

 

Name

£

Conditions

 

Coton Green Church

£500

 

 

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

 

Friends of Broad Meadow

 

£500

 

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

 

Transforming Communities Together (TCT)

 

£500

 

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

 

 

3. Combined Applications: Running Costs/Projects and Equipment

 

No applications this quarter

8.

Sports Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio holder for Environment and Culture)

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:

 

1.    Applications for Talented Individuals

 

 

Name

£

Conditions

 

Elizabeth Edden

300.00

 

 

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

 

Sophie Yendell

1000.00

 

 

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

 

 

 

2.    Applications for Club

 

No applications this quarter

 

3.    Applications for Coach

 

No applications this quarter

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Start Up Business Grants Yr 201819 Q1

(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.

 

Councillor Pritchard requested that the criteria for a Start-up Business grant application be reviewed to consider businesses that will employee more people as the business progresses. 

 

RESOLVED:                        That grants be made to the following:

 

 

Name

£

Conditions

 

Amy Jones -  Hop In Hotel

£500.00

To be used for purchase of equipment.

 

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

 

Lisa Bull – LJB Novels

£587.00

The grant to be used for start up costs but not for a laptop

 

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