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18.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors R Kingstone

19.

Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22nd November 2023 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor C Bain and seconded by Councillor T Jay)

20.

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:

 None

21.

Exclusions of the Press and Public

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 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)

 

 

Minutes:

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 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)

 

(Moved by Councillor T Clements and seconded by Councillor D Maycock)

 

 

22.

Tamworth Borough Council Grant Schemes

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health and Community Partnerships)

Minutes:

Resolved that the Committee awarded the following grants 

 

Applications

Awarded

Towards:

St Editha’s Church

£900

The cost of a new coffee machine

 

(Moved by Councillor T Jay and seconded by Councillor C Dean)

 

Tamworth Musical Theatre Company

£1,000

To pay towards the costs of a British Sign Language signer for Theatre performances.

 

(Moved by Councillor C Dean and seconded by Councillor T Jay)

 

2nd Dosthill Brownies

£965

Towards purchasing a new laptop and case, Microsoft Office, 3 memory sticks, website and domain and a printer.

 

(Moved by Councillor T Jay and seconded by Councillor T Clements)

 

Choices

£960

Towards Core Costs for the venue

 

(Moved by Councillor C Dean and seconded by Councillor D Maycock)

 

Up Creative Hub CIC

£1000

Towards core costs, facilitator costs, Giraffe pad login and refreshments for the project

 

(Moved by Councillor C Dean and seconded by Councillor T Clements)

 

                                             Total

£4825.00

 

 

Officers advised the committee that there was an underspend of £284.34 in the budget.  The Committee agreed to make the following additions to the above applications thus awarding these applications £1000.00 each

 

St Editha’s Church £100.00

2nd Dosthill Brownies £35.00

Choices £40.00

 

 

23.

Nomination Received - Honorary Freeman of the Borough (Individual)

(Report of the Executive Director, Organisation)

Minutes:

Report of the Executive Director Organisation was considered 

 

RESOLVED:

That Committee

 

 

Considered the nomination and

 

 

Decided the Nomination is worthy of an award of Honorary Alderman under S249 of the Local Government Act 1972 and agreed to present the nomination to Council for Honorary Alderman in May 2024 for approval.

 

(Moved by Councillor T Clements and seconded by Councillor D Maycock)

 

 

 

24.

Nomination Received - Honorary Freeman of the Borough (Individual)

(Report of the Executive Director, Organisation)

 

Minutes:

Report of the Executive Director Organisation was considered 

 

RESOLVED:

That Committee

 

 

Considered the nomination

 

 

Decided the Nomination is worthy of an Freeman of the Borough award under S249 of the Local Government Act 1972 and agreed to present the nomination to Council in May 2024 for approval.

 

(Moved by Councillor T Clements and seconded by Councillor D Maycock)