Agenda and minutes

Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Sub Committee - Thursday, 1st September, 2022 5.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House - Stockport. View directions

Contact: Charlotte Griffin  (0161 474 3235)

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

To elect a Chair of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Sub Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Councillor Tom Morrison be elected Chair of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Sub Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

Councillor Tom Morrison in the Chair

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 11 May 2022.

Minutes:

The minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 11 May 2022 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

3.

Declarations of interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interest which they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

The following interests were declared:

 

Personal

 

Councillor(s)

 

Interest

Keith Holloway and Tom Morrison

Agenda item 6(ii) ‘Cheadle Civic Society’ as members of the Cheadle Civic Society.

 

Anna Charles-Jones

Agenda item 6(ii) ‘Cheadle Civic Society’ as she knew of the applicant.

 

4.

Urgent decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the constitution.

Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

5.

Public question time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Sub Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice. (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting on the card provided. These are available at the meeting. You can also submit via the council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions

Minutes:

Members of the public were invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters in the powers or duties of the Sub Committee, subject to the exclusions set out within the Code of Practice.

 

No public questions were submitted.

6.

Applications for funding from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report details a number of applications received for funding from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust, and asks that the Sub Committee consider the applications in line with the charitable objectives of the Trust.

1.    The Sub Committee is recommended to note the amendments to the guidelines for the distribution of the Trust by the Cheadle Area Committee at their meeting 21 June 2022.

2.    The Sub Committee is requested to determine the applications which have been received for funding from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust.

 

Officer contact: Charlotte Griffin 0161 474 3235 | charlotte.griffin@stockport.gov.uk

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a number of applications received for funding from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust, and recommended that the Sub Committee consider the applications in line with the charitable objectives of the Trust.

6.(ii)

Cheadle Civic Society pdf icon PDF 648 KB

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of Cheadle Civic Society (copies of which had been circulated) which sought to install a ‘talking’ seat at the bus stop outside Whitegates retirement homes in honour of a deceased resident.

 

The applicant attended the meeting to speak to their application and respond to questions from the Sub Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from Cheadle Civic Society for a grant of £1,500 from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust towards the cost of towards the purchase and installation of a ‘talking’ seat at the bus stop outside Whitegates retirement homes in honour of a deceased resident.

6.(i)

Friends of East Avenue Park pdf icon PDF 746 KB

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of Friends of East Avenue Park (copies of which had been circulated) which sought to enhance the community facility, East Avenue Park, by installing a bucket swing.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from Friends of East Avenue Park for a grant of £3,300 from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust towards the cost of a bucket swing for East Avenue Park.

7.

Proposed schedule of meetings

The Sub Committee is recommended to agree the following proposed schedule of meetings for the municipal year 2022 – 2023:

 

7 November 2022

18 January 2023

28 March 2023

Minutes:

RESOLVED - That approval be given to the proposed following schedule of meetings for the remainder of the 2022/ 2023 municipal year:

 

7 November 2022

18 January 2023

28 March 2023