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Agenda and draft minutes

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7.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor T Jay

8.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

Minutes:

Councillor D Cook was appointed Vice Chair of the Committee.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor T Clements)

9.

Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 4th August 2021 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor B Price)

10.

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.

11.

Exclusion 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 /or 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 /or 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)

 

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

12.

Community Grants

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Waste)

Minutes:

 

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Waste to agree grant applications to the Council’s Community Grant Scheme.

 

RESOLVED:

That Grants be made as follows:

 

 

 

Community Grant Applications

 

Belgrave Community Allotment

£492.47

Equipment and Public Liability Insurance costs for the project

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

 

 

 

Dosthill Park Wildlife Group

£500.00

Purchasing hedge species and wild flowers for the project

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

The Rotary Club of Tamworth    £0        Application rejected feedback to be given to the

                                                                 applicant   

 

 

 

 

 

Arts Grants Scheme

 

 

Sharon Rose Author Projects (SRAP)

 

 

 

 

£500.00

 

 

 

 

Costs associated with staging a play

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor P Thurgood)

 

 

 

 

Tamworth Literary Festival

£500.00

Short story competition and printing the anthology.  Grant agreed with caveat of evidence of distribution of the anthology. 

 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor P Thurgood)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.

Tamworth Start Up Business Grant Scheme

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Waste)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder Economy and Waste to enable Members to consider grant applications to the Council’s Start up Business Grants Scheme.

 

RESOLVED:

That Grants be made as follows

 

 

Council’s Start Up Business Grants

 

Midland Hair and Beauty Supplies Ltd

 

£1000

 

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor B Price)

 

 

JC Spray Tanning & Beauty

 

£1000

 

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor D Cook)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sitting Pretty Dog Grooming Salon

 

£1000  with the condition that the applicant must obtain planning permission to run business from home before the grant is to be paid

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor B Price)

 

 

 

 

14.

Report of Nomination Received for Freedom of the Borough

(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 award under S249 of the Local Government Act 1972 and agreed to present the nomination to Council on 26th October 2021 for approval.

 

 

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