Town Council Meeting 9th December 2015 – Agenda

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

Tel: 01661 825092 Fax: 01661 820244
Email: enquiries@pontelandtc-gov.uk
www.pontelandtc.gov.uk
3 December 2015

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that a Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 9 December 2015 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

147. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE – To receive and approve apologies.

148. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 11 NOVEMBER 2015 AND MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 23 NOVEMBER – copies attached

149. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

150. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Letter of thanks from the Rugby Club in respect of the grant for the Beer Festival in 2016
(ii) Letter of thanks from the Diamond Inn for contribution towards firework display
(iii) Letter of thanks from Ponteland Memorial Hall

151. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 10 and 17 November 2015
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

152. GRANTS
(i) Dalton Village Hall – grant form attached

153. PROJECTS REPORT – copy attached

154. OFFICE CLOSURE – CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR – Proposal to close on Wednesday 23.12.15 at 11.00 a.m. and re-open at 9.30 a.m. 4.1.16

155. 20MPH SPEED LIMITS – Councillor Mrs Thompson to report

156. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 13 November 2015 – attached

157. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 16 November 2015 – attached

158. LIBRARY – CURRENT POSITION FOR INFORMATION ONLY
(i) PTC letter to Mr S Mason – NCC
(ii) PCT letter to Nigel Walsh of Active Northumberland – See
attached
(iii) County Councillor contact with Paul Leo of NCC

159. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

160. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s diary for November 2015 – see attached
(ii) Rotary Club Christmas Market 5.12.15

161. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(i) Neighbourhood Plan Group Minutes – any minutes that become available will be circulated.
(ii) Newcastle International Airport Consultative
Committee – 1.12.15 – See report attached

162. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT –
Attached