Town Council Meeting 10 December 2014 – 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
4 December 2014

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that a Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 10 December 2014 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
144. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE – To receive and approve apologies.

145. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 12 NOVEMBER 2014 – copy attached

146. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

147. MATTERS ARISING

148. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of a meeting held on 4 and 18 November 2014
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

149. GRANTS
(i) Dalton Village Hall – grant form attached
(ii) Legacare – grant form attached

150 REQUEST FOR GRANT TOWARDS COST OF FIREWORK DISPLAY ON NEW YEARS EVE – Report attached

151. PROJECTS REPORT – copy attached
152 VANDALISM – Report attached

153. REQUEST FROM PONTELAND ROTARY CLUB FOR USE OF THE PARK FOR DUCK RACE – 6.9.15 – Report attached

154. REPORT FROM CHAIRMAN OF THE PONTELAND NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN STEERING GROUP (PNPSG) RE ENDORSEMENT OF DECISION – Report attached.

155. LETTER FROM NCC RE THEIR PROPOSED BUDGET 2015-16 TO 2016-17 CONSULTATION EXERCISE – Letter attached

155A NOTES OF A MEETING WITH LYNN DUNLEAVY (FLOODING ADVISER) HELD ON 2 DECEMBER 2014 – copy attached

156. ATTENDANCE AT LMAPS MEETINGS BY PTC – Report attached

157. OFFICE CLOSURE – CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR – Proposal to close at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday 23.12.14 and re-open at 9.30 a.m. 5.1.15

158. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 14 November – attached

159. CEMETERY COMMITTEE – Minutes of a meeting held on 24 November 2014 – attached

160. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

161. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s diary for November 2014 – see attached
(ii) Report re meeting with Dr C Pryer re changing facilities for MUGA and Honours system – 20.11.14
(iii) Letter from Arch regarding regeneration of Merton Way. Copy attached FOR INFORMATION

162. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(i) Neighbourhood Plan Group Minutes – 29 October and 6 November 2014 – copies attached

163. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT –
Attached

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

164. NATIONAL JOINT COUNCIL (NJC) PAY AWARD 2014-16 – Report attached.

165. REPORT FROM SALARY REVIEW SUB GROUP – Meeting held on 1 December 2014 – Report attached