Town Council meeting September 11th 2013 – Agenda

I hereby give notice that a meeting of the Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2013 AT 7.00 P.M. AT THE  TOWN COUNCIL OFFICES AT UNIT 1 MEADOWFIELD COURT.  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

86.      APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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

88.      MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 14 AUGUST 2013

89.      MATTERS ARISING

(i)        Meeting with Caroline Pryer re MUGA application – 27.8.13

(ii)       Public Toilets in Thornhill Road

90.      PLANNING

(i)        Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 13 and 27 August 2013 –

Attached

(ii)       Report on recent planning decisions

91.      GRANT APPLICATION

(i)        West Northumberland Citizens Advice Bureau – application attached

92.      PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

93.      SKATEPARK – Report attached

94.      POLICE – P C Rob Anderson will be in attendance

95.      WEBSITE – Please note a report will be circulated prior to the meeting

if possible, if not, a report will be submitted to the October meeting.

96.      OFFICE ACCOMODATION OPTIONS PAPER– Report from

Councillors Mrs Greenwell and Mrs Noble has been circulated under

separate cover

97.      GRASSCUTTING – Clerk to report

98.      REQUEST FROM DIAMOND INN FOR PERMISSION TO USE

COATES GREEN AREA FOR FIREWORKS ON 31.12.13 PLUS

REQUEST FOR DONATION TOWARDS DISPLAY – Report attached

99.      BUDGET 2014/15 – WISH LIST – A further reminder for items for inclusion

on the wish list         .

100.    HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 21 August

attached

(i)        Resurfacing Request to County Council – see attached

101.    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

102.    MAYOR’S REPORT

(i)        Meeting with ISOS Housing – 22 August 2013

(ii)       NALC AGM – Saturday 19 October at 10.30 a.m.

(iii)     AMT Benchmarking meeting – 21.8.13 – report attached

(iv)      Letter from Diagonal Alternatives (copy attached)

(v)       Ponteland High School Year 13 Celebration of Achievement

event – 5.9.13 – Councillor Rawlings to report

103.    REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL

ORGANISATIONS

(i)        Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan group

(ii)       Merton Hall Management Committee – Councillor C Rawlings

104.    ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/

BUDGET UPDATE

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

105.    PUBLIC TOILETS – THORNHILL ROAD