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No. Item

10.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

 

11.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 20th June 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

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

12.

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:

For openness and transparency Councillor S Doyle reported that a family member attended one of the voluntary organisations which had applied for a grant.  It was not considered that this was a conflict of interest.

13.

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 paragraphs 1 and 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 S Claymore and second by Councillor

S Doyle)

 

14.

Arts Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Operational Services)

Minutes:

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

 

RESOLVED:

That grants be made to the following:

 

 

Name

      £

Conditions

 

Tamworth Literacy Festival

 

   £500

 

N/A

 

 

 

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

 

 

RESOLVED:            That a further grant be made in the sum of £500 to an individual.

 

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

 

 

 

 

15.

Grants to Voluntary Organisations (Small Grants Scheme)

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Partnerships)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Partnerships 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    

 

Name

                     £

      Conditions                

 

Cruse Bereavement Care                                                                     

 

                   £500

 

            N/A

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

2.     Applications for Equipment/Projects

 

Name                                                                            £                   Condition

 

Belgrave Allotment & Community Garden     £1000                 N/A

 

 

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

 

 

1122 (Marmion) Squadron Air Training Corps   £350            N/A

 

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

 

 

3.     Combined Applications: Running Costs/Projects and Equipment

 

Name                                                               £                             Conditions

 

Tamworth Trading Card Gaming Club      £500                       N/A    

 

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

 

16.

Sports Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Operational Services)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Operational Services 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

 

Four grants totalling £1500 were awarded to four talented individuals.

 

 

2.    Applications for Club

 

 

Name                                                    £                               Conditions

 

North Warwickshire AFC                 £0                                    N/A

 

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

 

Peel Road Runners                           £1000                            N/A

 

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

 

Tamworth Cornish Rowing Club    £3500                            N/A

 

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

 

Sons of Rest      £5000        Option 2 selected to include heating replacement

 

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

 

 

3.    Applications for Coach

 

 

Tamworth Cycling Club              £1025                            N/A

 

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

 

 

17.

Start Up Business Grants Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth 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

 

Tutor 4 business & life

 

£949

To be used towards a professional membership, insurance, update on DBS, marketing and corporate registration to assist setting up the business.

 

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

 

 

Gift Stop & Gardening Services

 

£915

To be used towards equipment, insurance and marketing to assist setting up the business

 

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

             

 

Painting and Decorating

 

£1200

To be used towards equipment which will allow Emma to work faster and take on more challenging jobs.

 

 

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

 

 

The Training Initiative Group Ltd

 

£780

To be used towards creating an awarding body membership organisation to allow the business to be able to award qualifications on completion of training.

 

 

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

 

 

Urban Racer UK Ltd

 

£1500

To be used towards equipment to help the business grow.

To invite the Mayor to visit.

 

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

 

 

Tudor House Café

£1000

To be used towards equipment to help the business become more efficient.

 

 

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

 

 

Jeffrey’s fine sandwiches

 

£1000

To be used towards equipment to help the business grow.

 

 

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

 

 

The Bourne House Practice

 

£700

To be used towards website development to start the business.

 

 

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

 

 

Elements

 

£0

To defer the application as further information was required before a decision could be made. Officers would also explore the potential for other sources of grant more appropriate to activity.

 

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

 

 

Aloria

£780

To be used for training and marketing to help grow the business.

 

 

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