Town Council meeting January 13 2014 – Agenda

I hereby give notice that a meeting of the Ponteland Town Council will be held on MONDAY 13 JANUARY 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. PLEASE NOTE THE REVISED DATE OF THE MEETING

Yours sincerely

K MAVIN
Clerk to the Council

AGENDA

171. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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

173. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 11 DECEMBER 2013 AND
MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD ON 18
DECEMBER 2013.

174. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Minute 154 – Dalton Village Hall – Grant – Letter of thanks

175. PLANNING
(i) Planning Committee – Minutes of meetings held on 3 and 17
December 2013

(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

176. PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

177. SKATE PARK SAFETY INSPECTION – Report by Councillor R Ramsay
attached

178. BUDGET 2014-15 – Report attached – The Council is required
to agree the Budget and Precept for 2014-15 for submission
to NCC by 17.1.14.

179. ADDITIONAL WORK TO WAR MEMORIAL – Report attached

180. BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN – Report by Cllr S Johnson attached
this was deferred from the December meeting.

181. Northumberland Association of Local Councils (NALC)
subscription 2014-15 – Report attached

182. PONTELAND NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
(i) Response to NCC re Core Strategy – copy attached
(ii) Results of Questionnaire – An update will be given at]
the meeting)

183. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 18 December – copy attached

184. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

185. MAYOR’S REPORT

(i) Darras Hall Estate Committee Christmas Event – 18.12.13
(ii) Ponteland Town Council Christmas Event – 19.1.13
(iii) Wheelbarrow Race – 1.1.14

186. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL
ORGANISATIONS
(i) Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group – Minutes
of a meeting held on 5 December – copy attached

187. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET UPDATE

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

188. PRESTWICK CEMETERY – Report attached

189. COMMUNITY TRUST – Report attached