Services Committee

Mon 21st Nov 2022, 7:00pm

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

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Macclesfield Town Council Notice of Meeting

 

                                                                                               11th November 2022

 

To Chair Councillor Janet Jackson and Councillors Sarah Bennett-Wake, Sandy Livingstone, Neil Puttick, Ruth Thompson, Chris Wilcock and Fiona Wilson.

 

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of

Macclesfield Town Council’s Services Committee meeting to be held at

Macclesfield Town Hall

on

21st November 2022

commencing at 7pm,

for the purpose of transacting the business shown on the attached agenda.

 

With thanks,

Town Clerk Signature

Laura Smith

Town Clerk

 

 

 

Macclesfield Town Council Services Committee Agenda

 

Agenda of the meeting to be held on the 21st November at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

 

PLEASE NOTE –This meeting is open to the public should you wish to attend please inform the Town Clerk and spaces may be limited.

 

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.

 

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 17th November 2022 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 17th November 2022.

 

3.          Minutes of the Services Committee Meeting held 26th September 2022.

Action: To approve the minutes.

 

4.          Matters Arising from the Minutes

Action: To consider any matters arising from the minutes.

 

5.          Community

5.1       Community Engagement Update

To receive and note the updated report.

5.2       CVSCE

To receive and note the updated report.

 

6.          Local Service Delivery

6.1        Events update

To receive and note the updated report.

Action: To consider the proposal within the Party in the Pews report 6.1b

6.2       Floral Displays

To receive and note the updated report.

6.3       Public Toilets

To receive and note the updated report.

6.4        Festoon Lights

To receive and note the updated report.

6.5     Tunnicliffe Trail

To receive and note the updated report.

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7.          Leisure and Outdoor Activities

7.1        Parks and Play Areas

To receive and note the updated report.

7.2        South Park Pavilion

To receive and note the updated report.

7.3        Playing Out

To receive and note the updated report.

7.4        Allotments

To receive and note the updated report.

7.5        Street Sports

To note the updated report.

 

8.          Street Scene

8.1       Public Realm Furniture

To receive and note the updated report.

8.2       Town Ranger

To receive and note the updated report.

8.3       Middlewood Way Lighting

To receive and note the updated report.

8.4       Market Place Phone Boxes

To receive and note the updated report.

 

9.          Town Centre Re-generation

9.1       Town Centre Recovery Working Group

To receive and note the updated report.

9.2        Footfall Mapping Data

To receive and note the updated report.

9.3        Town Centre Free Wi-Fi Data

To receive and note the updated report.

9.4        Town Centre Signage

To receive and note the updated report.

9.5       Community Transport Working Group

To receive and note the minutes of 4th October 2022.

 

10.     Council Identity and Communications

To receive and note the updated report from the Communications Officer.

 

11.     Budget 2023/24

To consider the attached budget for 2023/24 for approval at Full Council 12th December 2022.

 

12.     Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Services Committee will be held 27th February 2023 at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council Services Committee Minutes

 

Minutes of the meeting held on the 21st November at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

 

In Attendance:

Cllr Janet Jackson MBE

Cllr Ruth Thompson

Cllr Fiona Wilson

Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake

Cllr Sandy Livingstone

 

1.        Apologies for Absence

Cllr Chris Wilcock

Cllr Neil Puttick

 

2.        Declarations of Interest

 

Cllr Janet Jackson declared non pecuniary interest in 6.1b as she is a Trustee of Roe-naissance.

Cllr Sandy Livingstone declared non pecuniary interest in 6.1b as he works on the Roe-naissance garden.

 

Public Questions

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

Jane Stephens and Nigel Bradley attended to give an update on the Barnaby Festival for 2023. Barnaby updated their plans, Councillors were clear that they were happy to be engaged by Barnaby, and asked that a parade was a must. A plan and budget is to be presented to the Town Clerk for Councillors as soon as possible to see what funding can possibly be available.

 

Jo Lowes from Roe-naissance attended to speak on item 6.1b Party in the Pews and asked for funding of £3000 towards the event and any money raised will go to the Christ Church. A team of volunteers will provide the event.

See item 6.1b for decision.

 

The meeting then was reconvened.

 

3.        Minutes of the Services Committee Meeting held 26th September 2022.

Resolved: The minutes were approved.

 

4.        Matters Arising from the Minutes

Resolved: There were no matters arising from the minutes.

 

5.        Community

5.1      Community Engagement Update

To receive and note the updated report.

5.2      CVSCE

To receive and note the updated report.

 

6.        Local Service Delivery

6.1       Events update

To receive and note the updated report.

Resolved:

  • 1b The proposal within the Party in the Pews report 6.1b was approved.

The Committee agreed that the events update should include Councillors work in assisting with, promoting and attending events.

6.2      Floral Displays

The report was noted.

6.3      Public Toilets

The report was noted.

6.4       Festoon Lights

The report was noted.

6.5     Tunnicliffe Trail

The report was noted.

.

7.        Leisure and Outdoor Activities

7.1       Parks and Play Areas

The report was noted.

7.2       South Park Pavilion

The report was noted.

7.3       Playing Out

The report was noted.

7.4       Allotments

The report was noted.

7.5       Street Sports

To report was noted.

 

8.        Street Scene

8.1      Public Realm Furniture

The report was noted.

8.2      Town Ranger

The report was noted and the committee have asked the Clerk to pass on their thanks to all 3 Rangers.

8.3      Middlewood Way Lighting

The report was noted. Cllr Wilson will be attending the CEC Full Council on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, as previously agreed to progress this issue.

8.4      Market Place Phone Boxes

The report was noted.

 

9.        Town Centre Re-generation

9.1      Town Centre Recovery Working Group

The report was noted.

9.2       Footfall Mapping Data

The report was noted.

9.3       Town Centre Free Wi-Fi Data

The report was noted.

9.4       Town Centre Signage

The report was noted.

9.5      Community Transport Working Group

The minutes of 4th October 2022 were noted.

 

10.    Council Identity and Communications

The report from the Communications Officer was noted.

 

11.    Budget 2023/24

The budget was approved for recommendation to Full Council on 12th December 2022.

 

12.    Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Services Committee will be held 27th February 2023 at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

 

Meeting closed 8:53pm

Chair: Cllr Janet Jackson MBE

Clerk: Laura Smith

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