Town Council Agenda 13th December 2017

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

7 December 2016

 

To:             ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

 

I hereby give notice that a Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 13 December 2017 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

Representatives from NCC Youth Service will be in attendance to discuss their recent findings following discussions and consultation with young people in Ponteland – see report attached

AGENDA

 

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

  1. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 8 NOVEMBER 2017 – copy attached

 

  1. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

  1. MATTERS ARISING

(i)        Letter of thanks from Community Action Northumberland

(ii)       Letter of thanks from the Great North Air Ambulance

  1. PLANNING

(i)        Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 31 October and         14 November 2017 –copies attached

(ii)      Report on recent planning decisions

 

  1. GRANTS – Covering report attached

(i)        Dalton Village Hall – grant form attached

(ii)       Ponteland Beer Festival – grant form attached

 

(iii)     The Diamond Inn – grant towards firework display – see

Attached

(iv)      Sport Tynedale – grant form attached

 

  1. PROJECTS REPORT – copy attached

 

  1. NOTIFICATION OF EXTERNAL AUDITOR APPOINTMENTS FOR

THE 2017-18 FINANCIAL YEAR – See report attached

 

  1. CONSULTATION BY PONTELAND COMMUNITY MIDDLE SCHOOL

ON PROPOSALS TO CHANGE AGE RANGE AND THE RELATED

ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS – Information attached

 

  1. RISK MANAGEMENT/INTERNAL CONTROLS REPORTS

(i)        Risk Management report – copy attached

(ii)       Review of Internal Audit report – copy attached

(iii)     Review of Internal Controls report – copy attached

 

  1. PONTELAND NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN – Report attached

 

  1. OFFICE CLOSURE – CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR – Proposal to close on Friday 22.12.17 at 12.30 p.m. and re-open at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday 2.1.18

 

  1. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 10 November 2017 – attached

 

  1. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 13 November 2017 – attached

 

  1. CEMETERY COMMITTEE – Minutes of meeting held on 5 December

2017 – attached

 

  1. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

 

  1. MAYOR’S REPORT

(i)        Mayor’s diary for November/December 2017 and

January 2018– copy attached

 

  1. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

(i)        Ponteland Community Partnership – meeting held on 18 October – see attached

(ii)       Coates Educational Foundation minutes – 2.11.17

(iii)     Newcastle International Airport Consultative Committee –

5.12.17 – see attached report

(iv)      Notes of Path Users Group – 15.11.17 – see attached

 

  1. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT –

Attached

 
 

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