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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1, Marmion House, Lichfield Street, Tamworth, B79 7BZ

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Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors S Doyle, D Foster, J Oates and M Thurgood.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 42 KB


The minutes of the meeting held on 11 October 2011 were approved and signed as a correct record.


(Moved by Councillor T Clements and seconded by Councillor A Lunn)


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (personal and/or personal and prejudicial) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.


When Members are declaring a personal interest or personal and prejudicial 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 personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 




There were no Declarations of Interest.


Member Grants for Local Area

Verbal update


County Councillor Lee Bates gave a presentation on the County Local Members Fund, the Community Leisure Manager gave an update on Sports Grants and the Partnership Funding Officer gave an update on the Small Grants Scheme and Art Grants.





That :



Cabinet be asked to increase the budget allocation to Arts and Small Grants to bring them in line with Sports Grants over time. Small Grants to be increased by £1300pa and Arts Grants be increased by £700pa over 10 years (total £2000pa over 10 years), and




Cabinet be asked to add a condition to the Sports Grants terms and conditions to ask Talented Individuals to contribute in the future if they turn professional by either repaying their grant or giving their time to help future talented individuals.




Success of Integrated Hub

Verbal update


Chief Inspector Coxhead, Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Community Safety Manager gave an update on the success of Integrated Hub.



That Chief Inspector Coxhead, the Portfolio Holder for the Community Safety and Community Safety Manger be thanked for their update.