Agenda and minutes

Provisional, Cultural & Economic Committee
Monday, 23rd July, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The White House, Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1HD.

Contact: Committee officer  01525 631920 & Email: info@leightonlinslade-tc.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

117/CE

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Schedule 12 of the Local Government Act 1972 requires a record be kept of the Members present and that this record form part of the minutes of the meeting. Members who cannot attend a meeting should tender apologies to the Town Clerk.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received and were accepted from Councillor C Chambers.

 

118/CE

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

(i)     Under the Localism Act 2011 (sections 26-37 and Schedule 4) and in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members are required to declare any interests which are not currently entered in the Member’s Register of Interests or if he/she has not notified the Monitoring Officer of it.

 

(ii)   Should any Member have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in an item on the agenda, the Member may not participate in consideration of that item unless a Dispensation has first been requested (in writing) and granted by the Council (see Dispensation Procedure).

Minutes:

Members were asked to declare any interests, including the nature of those interests, which they had in any of the items under consideration at this meeting

119/CE

QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC

To receive questions and statements from members of the public in respect of any item of business included in the agenda, as provided for in Standing Order No.s 1(f) and 1(h).

Minutes:

A question was raised regarding grant money which had been allocated to Friends of the Earth in the past and whether this money had been used to help fund the campaign against the Town Council in regards to the Market.  It was suggested the use of this money should be monitored by the CouncIl. 

 

The member of the public was thanked for attending the meeting.

120/CE

YOUTH PROMISE GRANT pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To consider and determine applications for Youth Promise grants.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a summary  for 1 application received for the Youth Promise Grant.

 

Two representatives from Leighton Buzzard Youth Netball Club attended the meeting and answered questions from the Committee in support of their grant applications.  A number of views were expressed and the applications were assessed in terms of meeting criteria, benefit to the Youth organisations now and in the future and financial need. 

 

 

 

                                                             

Organisation

Purpose of grant

Amount

Outcome

Leighton Buzzard Youth Netball Club

Broaden their training base to allow more children/young people to attend sessions

£9,146.65

Approved

 

 

RESOLVED to approve Youth Promise Grant funding amounting to £9,146.65 to Leighton Buzzard Youth Netball Club.