Town Council meeting 13 August 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
7 August 2014

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that a Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 13 August 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
61. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

62. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 9 JULY 2014

63. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

64. MATTERS ARISING
Minute 51 – Regeneration – Merton Way – Clerk to report
Minute 60(i) – Projects report – The Clerk will report on this matter
In closed session at the end of the meeting.
65. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 1,
15 and 29 July 2014 – attached
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

66. GRANTS
(i) Milbourne Church – annual grant for grounds maintenance –
attached

67. PROJECTS REPORT – copy attached
(i) Report re land survey
68. WISH LIST 2015-16 – reminder re request for ideas

69. ACTION FOR MARKET TOWNS – BENCHMARKING – Report attached

70. DATE FOR SWOT MEETING – To agree a date for this meeting –
Suggested dates 27th or 28th August at 6.30 p.m.

71. WAR REMEMBRANCE WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting
held on 11 July attached
(i) Request for addition of names to the War Memorial at the
Memorial Hall – report attached

72. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of
meeting held on 14 July attached.

73. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 16 July
2014- attached
(i) Report re VAS sign location – attached

74. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

75. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Judging competition – Ponteland High School – 11.7.14
(ii) NALC Meeting – 12.7.14
(iii) Opening of Tynedale Hospice at Home shop in Merton Way –
1.8.14
(iv) Service at St Mary’s Church 3.8.14 to mark the outbreak of WW1
(v) Service of Commemoration at Hexham Abbey – 3.8.14
(vi) Laying of tribute at War Memorial – 4.8.14

76. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(i) Neighbourhood Plan Group Minutes – 1 July 2014 – attached
(ii) Briefing note on meeting held at NCC with Arch, PNPSG
and PTC/PCP – 6.8.14 – attached
(iii) Ponteland Community Partnership Meeting – 16.7.14
(vi) Merton Hall AGM – 7.8.14

77. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

78. REQUEST TO PURCHASE LAND AT 22 LADYWELL WAY –
Report attached