Town Council meeting February 12 2014 – Agenda

I hereby give notice that a meeting of the Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2014 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

190. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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

192. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 13 JANUARY
2014 – copy attached

193. MATTERS ARISING

194. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 7 and 28 January
2014 – copies attached

(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

195. GRANT APPLICATIONS
(i) Castle Morpeth Disability Association – grant application attached (note this was received via the new website)

196. PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

197. COATES GREEN FOOTPATH – Report attached

198. PARKING AND TRAFFIC PROBLEMS – MEADOWFIELD
INDUSTRIAL ESTATE – Information from Councillor R Dodd attached

199. REVIEW OF STANDING ORDERS/FINANCIAL REGULATIONS –
Report attached. Can Councillors please ensure they bring their
copy of Standing Orders to the meeting.

200. REPRESENTATIVES ON COMMITTEES/ WORKING PARTIES
AND OUTSIDE BODIES – Report attached

201. ROTARY CLUB OF PONTELAND
(i) Permission to use Park for Duck Race and request for
toilet provision – report attached
(ii) Rotary proposals for 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2014

202. PONTELAND PARK – CLEARING OF DITCH – Report attached

203. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 15 January – copy attached
(i) Report re bus shelter outside of the Golf Club – attached
204. ENVIRONMENT WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on
27 January 2014 – Please note there are recommendations to be approved.

205. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

206. MAYOR’S REPORT

207. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL
ORGANISATIONS
(i) Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group – note –
there are no minutes available for circulation.
(ii) Richard Coates Educational Foundation – report from
Councillor Mrs C Greenwell attached

208. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET UPDATE

209. CAPITAL ASSET REPLACEMENT – Report attached for information

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

210. COMMUNITY PAYBACK SCHEME – Report attached

211. MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD – Report attached

212. COMMUNITY TRUST – Report to follow which will be circulated by
e mail following the meeting with D Francis on 6 February 2014.