Services Committee

Mon 13th Sep 2021, 7:00pm

Is responsible for the strategic management of facilities and services in the town.

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Agenda of the meeting to be held on the 13th September 2021 at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

Consideration of the implications relating to Covid-19 transmission will be taken across all items on this agenda. If you would like to attend the meeting please contact the Town Clerk, as due to Covid -19 restrictions there are a limited number of public spaces.

 

1       Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

 

2       Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interests from members relevant to items under discussion at the meeting.

 

3       Public Questions

The meeting will be adjourned to invite comments and questions from the public.

The meeting will then be reconvened.

NOTE:

If you would like to speak during public session, please email
clerk@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk  by Thursday 9th September 5pm. Every practicable effort will be made to try and arrange your inclusion.

If you would like to submit a written statement, please submit your statement for inclusion and circulation to the committee to clerk@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk by Thursday 9th September 5pm.

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4       Minutes of the Services Committee Meeting held on 12th April 2021 and 5th July 2021

Action: To approve the minutes.

 

5       Matters Arising from the Minutes

Action: To consider any matters arising from the minutes.

 

6       Community

6.1      Community Engagement Update

To note the updated report.

6.2      CVSCE

To note the updated report.

 

7       Local Service Delivery

7.1      Events update

To note the updated report.

Action: To consider and approve an annual SLA for Macclesfield Pride to be part of the events budget.

7.2      Weston Community Centre

To note the updated report.

7.3      Christmas Lights

To note the updated report.

7.4      Floral Displays

To note the updated report.

7.5      Public Toilets

To note the updated report.

7.6      Festoon Lights

To note the updated report.

7.7      Tunnicliffe Trail

To note the updated report.

7.8      Barnaby Festival and Redux

To note the updated report.

 

8       Leisure and Outdoor Activities

8.1      Parks and Play Areas

To note the updated report.

8.2      South Park Pavilion

Action:  The proposed recommendations for the progress of the South Park Pavilion and associated budget of up to £10,000 were approved.

8.3      Playing Out

To note the updated report.

8.4      Allotments

To note the updated report.

8.5      Street Sports

To note the updated report.

8.6      Premier League Kicks

To note the updated report

8.7      St Michaels Church Bench Proposal

Action: To consider the proposal for further benches in the church courtyard.

 

9       Street Scene

9.1      Street Furniture

To note the updated report.

9.2      Town Ranger

To note the updated report.

9.3      Noticeboards

To note the updated report.

9.4      Middlewood Way Lighting

To note the updated report.

 

10   Town Centre Re-generation

10.1   Town Centre Recovery Working Group

To note the updated report.

10.2   Footfall Mapping Data

To note the updated report.

10.3   Town Centre Free Wi-Fi Data

To note the updated report.

 

11   Council Identity and Communications

11.1   Communications and Events Officer report

To note the updated report.

 

 

12   Future Forest

12.1   Future Forest Report

To note the updated report.

 

13   Equality Impact Assessment Report

13.1   EIA Policy

13.2   EIA Form

Action: To approve the Equality Impact Assessment policy and assessment forms for recommendation to Full Council.

 

14   Member Items

No Member Items.

 

15   Correspondence

No Correspondence

 

16   Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Services Committee will be held 8th November 2021, at a location and format to be confirmed subject to relevant current Covid-19 guidance.

 

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council Services Committee

 

Minutes of the meeting held on 13th September 2021 at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

In Attendance:

Cllr Chris Wilcock

Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake

Cllr Sandy Livingstone

Cllr Janet Jackson MBE

Cllr Fiona Wilson

 

1.    Apologies for Absence

Cllr Fin Shenton

Cllr Neil Puttick

 

2.    Declarations of Interest

Cllr Bennett-Wake declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 7.1 as a member of Macclesfield Pride.

Cllr Wilcock declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 8.7 as a member of St. Michaels Church.

3.    Public Questions

The meeting was adjourned for public questions.

There were no public questions.

The meeting was then reconvened.

 

4.    Minutes of the Services Committee Meeting held on 12th April 2021 and 5th July 2021

The minutes were approved.

5.    Matters arising from the Minutes

There were no matters arising from the minutes.

 

6.    Community

The following reports were noted:

6.1. Community Engagement Update

6.2. CVSCE

 

7.    Local Service Delivery

7.1. Events Update

The report was noted.

Resolved: It was approved to give an annual SLA for Macclesfield Pride to be part of the events budget.

7.2. Weston Community Centre

The report was noted.

7.3. Christmas Lights

The report was noted.

7.4. Floral Displays

The report was noted.

7.5. Public Toilets

The report was noted.

7.6. Festoon Lights

The report was noted.

7.7. Tunnicliffe Trail

The report was noted.

7.8. Barnaby Festival

The report was noted.

 

8.    Leisure and Outdoor Activities

8.1. Parks and Play Areas

The report was noted.

8.2. South Park Pavilion

Resolved: To proposed recommendations for the progress of the South Park Pavilion and associated budget of up to £10,000 was approved.

8.3. Playing Out

The report was noted.

8.4. Allotments

The report was noted.

8.5. Street Sports

The report was noted.

8.6. Premier League Kicks

The report was noted.

8.7. St Michaels Church Bench Proposal

Resolved: The proposal for further benches in the church courtyard was approved for the maximum amount of £10,000.

9.    Street Scene

9.1. Street Furniture

The report was noted.

9.2. Town Ranger

The report was noted.

9.3. Noticeboards

The report was noted.

9.4. Middlewood Way Lighting

The report was noted, and Councillors approved for the Town Clerk to pursue the implementation of the lights with the Portfolio Holder and the Service Head as a matter of urgency.

  1. Town Centre Re-generation

The following reports were noted:

10.1.              Town Centre Recovery Working Group Update

10.2.              Footfall Mapping Data

10.3.              Town Centre Free Wi-Fi Data

 

  1. Council Identity and Communications

The following report was noted:

11.1. Communication and Events Officer report

 

  1. Environment

The following report was noted:

12.1. Future Forest

 

  1. Equality Impact Assessment Report

13.1 EIA Policy

13.2 EIA Form

Resolved: The Equality Impact Assessment policy and assessment forms were approved for recommendation to Full Council.

 

  1. Members Items

There were no Member items.

 

15.         Correspondence

There was no correspondence.

 

16.         Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Services Committee will be held on 8th November 2021 at a location and format to be confirmed subject to relevant current Covid-19 guidance.

 

 

Chair: Cllr Janet Jackson MBE

Clerk: Laura Smith

Meeting closed: 8:20pm

 

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