Town Council Meeting 12 November 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
6 November 2014

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that a Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 12 November 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
122. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

123. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 8 OCTOBER 2014

124. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

125. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Minute 119(i) Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
126. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of a meeting held on 7 and 21 October 2014
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

127. GRANTS
(i) Ponteland RFC – Request for grant towards hosting Ponteland Beer Festival 2015 – grant form attached
(ii) Ponteland Memorial Hall – grant form attached
128. PROJECTS REPORT – copy attached

129. REMOVAL OF BIRD HIDE – FOX COVERT LANE – Report attached

130. RISK MANAGEMENT REPORT – Report attached
131. INTERNAL CONTROLS REPORT – attached

132. REVIEW OF INTERNAL AUDIT – Report attached

133. ELECTRONIC BANKING – Report attached

134. LETTER FROM NCC RE COUNCIL TAX SUPPORT SCHEME –
Copy attached

135. INTRODUCTIONOF A SIGNING IN BOOK FOR TOWN COUNCIL
OFFICE – Report attached

136. SALARY REVIEW – STAFF – To set up a Working Party to consider
the above.

137. WAR REMEMBRANCE WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meetings held on 16 and 31 October – attached
(i) Review of Remembrance Day Service and Exhibition

138. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on
20 October – attached.

139. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 10 October – attached

140. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

141. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s allowance – The Mayor will report on expenditure to date.
(ii) Mayor’s Diary – October 2014 – attached
(iii) Christmas Drinks event – Thursday 11 December

142. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(i) Neighbourhood Plan Group Minutes – 4 September and 9 October 2014 – copies attached
Attached
(ii) NALC AGM – 18.10.14 – Councillor C Rawlings – report attached
(iii) Ageing Well In Ponteland – 20.10.14 – Councillor Mrs C Greenwell – report attached
(iv) Joint meeting with NCC/parish and town councils – 21.10.14 – Councillor R Ramsay – report attached

143. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT –
Attached