Town Council Meeting 14 December 2016 – 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
8 December 2016

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that a Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 14 December 2016 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

141. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

142. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 9 NOVEMBER 2016 – copy attached

143. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

144. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Letter of thanks from Ponteland Rugby Club re grant
for Beer Festival
(ii) Letter of thanks from the Memorial Hall

145. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 1 and 15 November 2016 –copies attached
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

146. GRANTS
(i) Dalton Village Hall – grant form attached
(ii) Great North Air Ambulance – grant form attached

147. PROJECTS REPORT – copy attached

148. ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR IN PONTELAND – Report attached

149. RISK MANAGEMENT REPORT – See attached

150. REVIEW OF INTERNAL AUDIT – Report attached

151. REVIEW OF INTERNAL CONTROLS – Report attached

152. OFFICE CLOSURE – CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR – Proposal to close on Thursday 22.12.16 at 12.30 p.m. and re-open at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday 3.1.17

153. PONT CHARITY GROUP – Verbal update

154. NORTH EAST WAR MEMORIALS PROJECT – Report from the
Mayor attached

154A. NCC CORE STRATGY FURTHER MAJOR MODIFICATIONS/
SUPPLEMENTARY PLANNING DOCUMENT FOR PONTELAND –
Report attached

155. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 11 November 2016 – attached

156. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 21 November 2016 – attached

157. CEMETERY COMMITTEE – Minutes of meeting held on 6 December
2016 – attached

158. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

159. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) Mayor’s diary for November/December 2015 and
January 2017– see attached

160. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
(i) Neighbourhood Plan Group Minutes – No minutes available
(ii) Ageing Well in Ponteland meeting – 31.10.16 – see attached
(iii) Ponteland Community Partnership – meeting held on 16 November – see attached
(iv) Newcastle International Airport Consultative Committee –
5.12.16 – Councillor Mrs J Butcher to report.

161. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT –
Attached