Agenda and minutes

East Oldham District Executive
Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Crompton Suite, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Contact: Kaidy McCann  Email: Kaidy.McCann@oldham.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Ahmad and G. Alexander.

 

2.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

Members were informed that there were two items of urgent business.

 

Members were asked to consider the allocation of £3000 to the Ghazali Trust, to support the development of a Health and Fitness suite including, Gym, Sauna and Steam room. Members were informed that the development of the new health and well-being facility in an area of high deprivation, unemployment and low aspiration would help improve physical and mental wellbeing. It was stated that the funding would help towards the construction of an accessible washing and changing facility which would make the facility accessible for people with disabilities. This funding would come from the capital budget apportioned to the St Mary’s Ward.

 

Members made a request that £1500 be allocated for grit bins in St Mary’s Ward. This funding would come from the revenue budget apportioned to the St Mary’s Ward.

 

RESOLVED that:

1.    The allocation to the project at the Ghazali trust for £3000 be agreed.

2.    The allocation of £1500 for grit bins in St Mary’s ward be agreed.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

 

4.

Public Question Time

To receive Questions from the Public, in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

Minutes:

There were no public questions received.

 

5.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 146 KB

The Minutes of the East Oldham District Executive held on 9th October 2018 are attached for approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 9th October 2018 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

East Oldham District Plan and Budget Update pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the District Co-ordinator which set out the current budget position and recommendations on funding allocations.

 

Members commented that there was an error on the St James’ Councillors budget allocations, as a project had been double recorded. Members also noted that there was a £200 allocation that had not be recorded under the St Mary’s Councillors budget allocation. It was stated to the Members that the errors would be rectified for the next meeting.

 

Members queried the process for decisions that need to be made before going to the District Executive. Members were informed that any matter on a specific issue considered urgent and requiring a decision before the next meeting is delegated to the relevant Deputy Chief Executive in consultation with the Chair of the District Executive. Consultation with the Members of the Ward affected is necessary.

 

RESOLVED that:

1.    The updates on the report be noted.

2.    The following allocations be agreed:

a.    Walter Mills way – Commemorative Stone – £1,500.

b.    Alexandra Ward grit bins - £1,270.

 

7.

Public Questions to Meetings of the District Executive pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report which informed Members of the amendments to the Council’s constitution in relation to the submission of public questions to meetings of the District Executives.

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

 

8.

Petitions

This is a standing item regarding petitions received relating to the East Oldham area for consideration by the District Executive in accordance with the Council’s Petition Scheme.

 

There are no Petitions to note.

Minutes:

There were no petitions to note.

 

9.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the East Oldham District Executive will be held on Tuesday 15th January 2018 at 6.00 pm.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the next meeting of the East Oldham District Executive to be held on Tuesday 15th January 2019 at 6.00pm be noted.