Town Council meeting May 14 2014 – 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 2014

To: ALL MEMBERS OF PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL

I hereby give notice that the Annual Meeting of Ponteland Town Council will be held on WEDNESDAY 14 MAY 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
1. ELECTION OF MAYOR
Outgoing Mayor’s address followed by handover of Chain of Office

2. ELECTION OF DEPUTY MAYOR

3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

4 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

5. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 9 APRIL 2014

6. MATTERS ARISING
(i) Minute 241(i) – Grant to Great North Air Ambulance –
letter of thanks received.
(ii) Minute 246a – Request for use of the Park – Clerk to report

7. APPOINTMENT OF ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE
To approve the appointment of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and seven 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 8 and
22 April 2014
(ii) Report on recent planning decisions

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

12. DATES OF TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS 2014-15 – copy attached

13. PROJECTS REPORT – Report attached

14. PATHWAY LIGHTING TO THE PARK – Report attached

15. REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT – Report attached

16. ENVIRONMENT WORKIING PARTY WORKING PARTY – Minutes of
meeting held on 14 April 2014

17. HIGHWAYS WORKING PARTY – Minutes of meeting held on 16
April attached

18. WAR REMEBRANCE WORKING PARTY – Minutes of the meeting held on 7 May 2014 to follow.

19. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

20. MAYOR’S REPORT
(i) SWOT Analysis – Ponteland Town Council – see attached

21. REPORTS BY TOWN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES ON LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

22. ACCOUNTS/BANK RECONCILIATION/BUDGET REPORT

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

23. COMMUNITY TRUST – See report and notes of meeting held on 8 April 2014 attached

24. PROJECTS REPORT – attached