Town Council meeting May 15th 2013 – Agenda

I hereby give notice that the Annual Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2013 AT Unit 1 Meadowfield Court, Meadowfield Industrial Estate, Ponteland.  THE MEETING WILL BE PRECEDED BY PUBLIC QUESTION TIME WHICH WILL COMMENCE AT 6.45 P.M.  PLEASE NOTE IF THERE ARE NO QUESTIONS THE COUNCIL MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 6.45 P.M.

Yours sincerely

K MAVIN

Clerk to the Council

AGENDA

1.         DECLARATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE – To ensure all

Councillors have signed the Declaration.

2.         ELECTION OF MAYOR

3.         ELECTION OF DEPUTY MAYOR

4.         APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

4a        DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

5.         MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 11 APRIL 2013

6.         MATTERS ARISING

(i)        Letters of thanks from Community Action Northumberland,

Dalton Village Hall and Darras Hall Estate Committee –

Minute 212 (ii) to (iv) refers

7.         APPOINTMENT OF ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE

To approve the appointment of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and seven Councillors to the Accounts Committee for the purpose of authorising all payments made by the Council on the Council’s

Deposit Account.

8.         APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

(List of current appointees attached)

9.         TOWN COUNCIL COMMITTEES/WORKING PARTIES

(List of current appointees attached)

10.      PLANNING

(i)        Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 9 and

23 April 2013

(ii)       Report on recent planning decisions

11.      DATES OF TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS 2013-14 – copy attached

12.      PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

13.      REPAIRS TO SECOND TIMBER FOOTBRIDGE IN THE PARK –

Report attached

14.      REFURBISHMENT OF HISTORIC MILEAGE SIGN – Report attached

15.      NORTHUMBERLAND ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL COUNCILS                                    SUBSCRIPTION – Amount to be advised

16.      HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 17

April attached

17.      ENVIRONMENT WORKIING PARTY WORKING PARTY – Minutes of

meeting held on 15 April 2013

18.      NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

19.      MAYOR’S REPORT

20.      REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL                  ORGANISATIONS

21.      ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT