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No. Item

31.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

32.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 18th December 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

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

33.

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.

34.

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 R Pritchard and second by Councillor

S Doyle)

 

35.

Arts Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance to enable Members to consider applications to the Arts Grants Fund

 

 

RESOLVED

That Grants be made to the following

 

 

 

Name

 

Amount

Conditions

 

Community Together CIC

 

£500

 

 

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

 

 

 

MD Creative

 

£500

 

 

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

 

 

 

Shoebox Theatre

 

£500

 

 

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

 

36.

Grants to Voluntary Organisations (Small Grants Scheme)

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Partnerships)

Minutes:

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

 

Amington Fete

 

£500

 

 

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

 

 

2.         Applications for Equipment/Projects

 

 

Name

     £

          Conditions

 

Together 4 Tamworth Charity Association

   £350

 

 

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

 

Mr Colin Robbins

  £67.88

The Mayor to be invited  to visit

 

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

 

Choices

  £500

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

37.

Sports Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance to enable Members to consider grant applications to the Council’s Sport Grants Scheme.

 

 

RESOLVED

That three grants for Talented Individuals be made totalling £1250 and two grants to a Talented Individual be rejected.

 

 

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

 

 

No applications for Clubs were received this quarter.

 

 

RESOLVED

That 2 Coach Grants totalling £200 be made, one in respect of Tamworth Cricket, Hockey and Squash club and one in respect of a Running Club.

 

 

 

 

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

 

38.

Start Up Business Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance 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

 

Naturally Quirky Bakery

508

Request confirmation from relevant food hygiene registrations before payment to be made

 

 

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

 

 

L Jolley Assistance

£971.99

The grant to be used towards insurance, advanced software and marketing to assist growing the business

 

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

 

 

Elements

£724.99

Sign off from County Council that they are happy to allow Elements to deliver in schools before grant payment.

 

 

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

 

 

Pet Buying Protection Service

 

£503.12

The grant to be used towards insurance, website improvements and marketing to help grow the business

 

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

 

 

This Momma Crafts

 £509.97

The grant to be used towards equipment and marketing to help grow the business

 

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

 

 

Field of Dreams

  £500

The grant to be used towards insurance, resources and marketing to help start-up the business.

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Green cleans me

   £1001

The grant application to be used towards equipment and marketing to help start up the business.

 

 

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

 

 

Conception Consulting

 £500

The grant to be used towards graphic designer fees and website fees to help start up the business

 

 

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

 

RESOLVED  That the following Grant application be deferred:

 

Beauty by Oksana

  £0

The grant application to be deferred as the business plan lacked information and the items requested are not directly related to aims stated within the business plan

 

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