Town Council Meeting 11 March 2015 – 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
5 March 2015

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that a meeting of the Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 11 MARCH 2015 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

201. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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

203. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 11 FEBRUARY
2015 – copy attached

204. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Minute 199 – Meritorious Service Award – Clerk to report

205. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 10 and 24 February
2015 – copies attached

(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

206. CORE STRATEGY – UPDATE – Report from the Mayor attached

207. GRANT APPLICATIONS
(i) Friends of Ponteland Park – Annual grant – see attached

208. PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

209. STREET CLUTTER – Report attached

210. CEMETERY COMMITTEE – Minutes of meeting held on 9 February
2015 – copy attached

211. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 13 February 2015 – copy attached

212. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on
16 February 2015 – copy attached
(i) Report re public toilets – copy attached
(ii) Report re request for Otter sculpture in the Park – copy attached (Minute 9 of EWP Minutes refers)

213. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

214. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s Diary – February 2015

215. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL
ORGANISATIONS
(i) Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group – Minutes
dated 22 January 2015 – copy attached
(ii) Newcastle Airport Consultative Committee – 3.3.15 – Councillor Mrs J Butcher

216. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET UPDATE – attached