Town Council Meeting 13 May 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
7 May 2015

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that the Annual Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 13 MAY 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
1. ELECTION OF MAYOR

2. ELECTION OF DEPUTY MAYOR

3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

4 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

5. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 8 APRIL 2015

6. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Minute 225 – VE Day Celebration

7. APPOINTMENT OF ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE
To approve the appointment of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and six Councillors to the Accounts Committee for the purpose of authorising all payments made by the Council on the Council’s
Deposit Account.

8. APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(List of current appointees attached)

9. TOWN COUNCIL COMMITTEES/WORKING PARTIES
(List of current appointees attached)

10. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 7 and 21
April – attached
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

11. GRANTS
(i) Community Action Northumberland – see letter attached

12. DATES OF TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS 2015-16 – copy attached

13. PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

14. APPOINTMENT OF PARK CONTRACTOR

15. FLOOD RESILIENCE PLANNING – Report attached

16. LITTER – Report by the Mayor attached

17. AMENDMENT TO REMIT OF PONTELAND NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN STEERING GROUP – Report attached

18. DATE FOR MEETING TO DISCUSS WISH LIST 2015-16

19. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 10
April attached

20. ENVIRONMENT WORKIING PARTY WORKING PARTY – Minutes of
meeting held on 27 April 2015 – attached
(i) Report re Public Toilets – attached

21. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

22. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s Diary – April 2015 – copy attached
(ii) Donation to Ryan Dobinson re participation in World Transplant Games in August
(iii) Annual Bowls Match – Friday 12 June

23. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(i) PNPSG Minutes – 26 March 2015 – copy attached
(ii) Ponteland Memorial Hall meeting – 29.4.15 –
Councillor Mrs Butcher – report attached
24. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT/ BUDGET REVIEW REPORT INCLUDING TRANSFERS TO
2015-16 BUDGET