Town Council Meeting 10 February 2016 – Agenda

PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL
Unit 1 Meadowfield Court
Meadowfield Industrial Estate
Ponteland, NE20 9SD

Tel: 01661 825092 Fax: 01661 820244
Email: enquiries@ponteland-tc.gov.uk
www.ponteland-tc.gov.uk
4 February 2016

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that a meeting of the Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2016 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

183. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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

185. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 13 JANUARY
2016 – copy attached

186. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Letter of thanks from Great North Air Ambulance – attached
(ii) Subsidy for continuance of Bus service 74 – update
(iii) Flood Resilience Plan – update

187. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 12 and 26 January
2016 – copies attached

(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

188. GRANT APPLICATIONS
(i) Ponteland United Football Club – see attached

189. PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

190. REVIEW OF STANDING ORDERS/FINANCIAL REGULATIONS –
Report attached.

191. FUTURE AUDIT ARRANGEMENTS – PARISH AND TOWN COUNCILS –
Report attached

192. PONTELAND NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN – RESOLUTION OF VISION STATEMENT – Report attached

193. FLOOD RESILIENCE LEAFLET – See attached report

194. PONTELAND LIBRARY

195. QUEEN’S 90TH BIRTHDAY – Update report attached

196. ROTARY DUCK RACE – Permission to use the Park on 4.9.16

197. PROPOSED REMOVAL OF PARKING RESTRICTION – MEADOWFIELD – See attached

198. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 15 January 2016 – copy attached

199. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on
18 January 2016 – copy attached

200. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

201. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s Diary – January/February 2016 – attached

202. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL
ORGANISATIONS
(i) Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group – Minutes
dated 8 December 2015 and 12 January 2016 – copies attached
(ii) Richard Coates Education Foundation – Councillor Mrs C Greenwell – report attached

203. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET UPDATE – attached
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

204. MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD – Report attached

205. LAND SURVEY – Verbal update re Common Land