Services Committee

Mon 22nd Jul 2019, 7:00pm

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

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Mon 22nd Jul 2019, 7:00pm

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Macclesfield Town Council

Services Committee Agenda 22nd July 2019

Agenda of the meeting held on 22nd July 2019 at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interest


Public Questions

The meeting will be adjourned for public questions and comments. The meeting will then be reconvened to consider the remainder of the agenda.


3. Minutes of the Services Committee Meeting Held on 10th June 2019

Action: To approve the minutes as a true record of the meeting

4. Community Engagement and Events

4.1 Community Engagement & Events Update

Action: To note the update report

4.2 Macclesfield Concert Series

Action: To note that the grant has been accepted

5. Asset & Service Provision

5.1 Weston Community Centre

5.2 Christmas Lights

5.3 Floral Displays

5.4 Public Toilets

5.5 See Macclesfield

5.6 Enterprising Macclesfield

6. Parks & Play Areas

Action: To note that we await the draft Master Plan or Windmill Street Playing Fields

7. Churchill Way Mural Improvement

Action: To note any update from the ward members

8. Forest for the Future

Action: To consider the submitted information

9. Active Macclesfield

9.1 Park Run & Junior Park Run

9.2 Street Sports

9.3 Supported Summer Schools

10. Public Realm

10.1 Public Realm Furniture

10.2 Town Ranger

10.3 Provision of Dog Foul Bag Dispensers

11. Town Centre

11.1 Footfall Mapping Data

11.2 Town Centre Free Wifi Data

12. Member Items

12.1 Benches at Barnard Close

Cllr Alift Harewood – to consider the provision of benches at land off Barnard Close

12.2 Tytherington Phone Box

Cllr David Edwardes – to consider the adoption of the asset for the purposes of providing a community access Automatic External Defibrillator

13. Correspondence

13.1 Cultural Link With Biella, Italy

14. Silk Friendship

14.1 Supporting Cultural Activities

15. Budget Setting 2020/21

To consider the committee’s draft budgetary requirements for 2020/21

16. Communication

17. Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Services Committee will be held at 7pm on 9th September 2019 at Macclesfield Town Hall.

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council

Services Committee Minutes 22nd July 2019

Minutes of the meeting held on 22nd July 2019 at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

In attendance:

  • Cllr Janet Jackson MBE
  • Cllr Fiona Wilson
  • Cllr Liz Braithwaite
  • Cllr Fin Shenton
  • Cllr Chris Wilcock
  • Cllr Neil Puttick

Also in attendance was Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake

1. Apologies for Absence

Cllr Mick Warren

2. Declarations of Interest

Cllr Wilson Declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 9.1 as a volunteer run director

Cllr Jackson declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 14.1 as a trustee of the Silk Heritage Trust


Public Questions

There were no members of the public in attendance


3. Minutes of the Services Committee Meeting Held on 10th June 2019

RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting

4. Community Engagement and Events

4.1 Community Engagement & Events Update

Noted

4.2 Macclesfield Concert Series

It was noted that the grant offer had been accepted.

5. Asset & Service Provision

5.1 Weston Community Centre

Noted

5.2 Christmas Lights

RESOLVED: That the event is delivered as planned to include a fireworks display as in previous years and that the event is reviewed after delivery for future sustainable delivery.

5.3 Floral Displays

Noted

5.4 Public Toilets

It was agreed that the possibility of increasing provision at the back of the market is explored.

5.5 See Macclesfield

Noted

5.6 Enterprising Macclesfield

Noted

6. Parks & Play Areas

Noted

7. Churchill Way Mural Improvement

Noted

8. Forest for the Future

RESOLVED: That a land agent is appointed to investigate the possibility of acquiring land within Macclesfield to deliver a tree planting project, with further details of the proposed delivery mechanism, to include detailed capital and revenue costs, to be presented to this committee for consideration should a suitable piece of land be available.

9. Active Macclesfield

9.1 Park Run & Junior Park Run

Noted

9.2 Street Sports

Noted

9.3 Supported Summer Schools

Noted

10. Public Realm

10.1 Public Realm Furniture

It was noted that members are invited to submit their proposals and requests for bins, recycle bins and benches in their wards prior to the next Services Committee to allow this committee to agree a strategy for delivery and identify the revenue budget requirements.

10.2 Town Ranger

Members expressed agreement that the service is valued and should be retained; that the service warranted consideration to increase in scale; that the service should continue as a Service Level Agreement with ANSA until the council has the resources to bring it in house; and that opportunities for greater engagement and additional aspects of the service should be considered.

10.3 Provision of Dog Foul Bag Dispensers

Noted

11. Town Centre

11.1 Footfall Mapping Data

Noted

11.2 Town Centre Free Wifi Data

Noted

12. Member Items

12.1 Benches at Barnard Close

RESOLVED: As per agenda item 10.1, this request will be considered with the co-ordinated requests submitted by ward members at the next meeting of this committee

12.2 Tytherington Phone Box

RESOLVED:

  1. That, in view of the phone box’s location, the application to adopt the asset is approved.
  2. That the installation of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) is approved, noting the value of the AED at around £800.
  3. That members are reminded that they are not authorised to act on behalf of the council unless duly delegated by committee or council.

13. Correspondence

13.1 Cultural Link With Biella, Italy

RESOLVED: That councillors can introduce community members to those interested in developing a twinning relationship with Macclesfield.

14. Silk Friendship

14.1 Supporting Cultural Activities

The submission was noted for future consideration following the installation of the proposed statue.

15. Budget Setting 2020/21

Members considered line by line the operational service element of the draft budget (version 2), informing draft amendments (creating draft version 3).

16. Communication

17. Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Services Committee will be held at 7pm on 9th September 2019 at Macclesfield Town Hall.

Meeting closed at 9.51pm

Chair Cllr Janet Jackson MBE

Clerk Pete Turner

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