Town Council Meeting 9th September 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 September 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 September 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
82. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

83. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 12 AUGUST 2015

84. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

85. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Minute 72 – Purchase of recording equipment

86. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 11 and 25
August 2015
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

87. GRANT APPLICATIONS
(i) Rotary Club of Ponteland – grant towards running a
Christmas Market – deferred from last meeting pending
receipt of additional information – see attached

88. PROJECTS REPORT – copy attached

89. TWIZELL PLACE PLAY AREA LEASE – Report attached

90. REPLACEMENT OF BOARDWALK BRIDGE IN THE PARK – Report attached.

91. EXPRESSION OF THANKS TO MRS ATKINSON IN RESPECT OF
THE OTTER STATUE – The Council is asked to formally record its thanks to Mrs Atkinson for her donation of an Otter sculpture in
Ponteland Park

92. FLOOD RESILIENCE PLANNING – A verbal update following a
further meeting held on 26 August will be given at the meeting.

93. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 14
August – copy attached

94. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY WORKING PARTY – Minutes of
meeting held on 17 August – copy attached.

95. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

96. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s diary – August 2015/forthcoming events in September 2015
(ii) NCC Standards Committee
(iii) NCC Town and Parish Councils Liaison Working Group – 4.9.15
(iv) NALC Annual General Meeting – 17 October at Storey Park
Community Centre
(v) Vandalism

97. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(i) Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (7.7.15 & 8.8.15)
(ii) Ponteland Community Trust – Councillors P Cowey and Mrs L Noble
(iii) Newcastle Airport Consultative Committee – meeting held on 1
September – Councillor Mrs J Butcher
(iv) Ageing Well Group – 24.8.15 – Councillor Mrs C Greenwell
(v) PCP – Ponteland Question Time – 23.9.15 – see attached

98. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

99. COMPUTING SCHEME – Report attached