Town Council meeting April 11th 2013 – Agenda

I hereby give notice that the next meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held THURSDAY 11 APRIL 2013 AT APPROXIMATELY

8.00 PM AT MERTON HALL, PONTELAND

Yours sincerely

K MAVIN

Clerk to the Council

AGENDA

207.    APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

208.    DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST – Councillors are requested to                   declare any items of interest relating to the business to be                            conducted.

209.    MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 13 MARCH 2013

210.    MATTERS ARISING

(i)       Minute 192(ii) – Letter of thanks from Ponteland United FC

211.    PLANNING

(i)        Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 12 and

26 March 2013

(ii)       Report on recent planning decisions

212.    GRANT APPLICATIONS

(i)        Ponteland Youth Service

(ii)       Community Action Northumberland

(iii)     Dalton Village Hall (additional grant)

(iv)      Darras Hall Estate Committee

213.    PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

214.    WAR MEMORIAL – Report attached

215.    ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on

18 March 2013 attached

216.    HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 21 March

2013 attached

217.    CEMETERY COMMITTEE – Minutes of meeting held on 25 March attached

218.    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

219.    MAYOR’S REPORT ON RECENT EVENTS

(i)        Mayor’s Civic Service – Sunday 19 May 2013

(ii)       Northumberland Association of Local Councils (NALC)

(iii)     Introduction to Prime Minister

(iv)      Council tax bills – percentage rise in precept

(v)       Community Action Northumberland – Spring Conference –

Tuesday 30 April at North Sunderland and Seahouses

Community Centre

220     REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL

ORGANISATIONS

(i)        PCP monthly meeting – 20 March 2013 – copy attached

221.    ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT/

RESERVES REPORT (Accounts and Reserves Report attached.  Bank

Reconciliation and Budget report to follow)