Agenda and draft minutes

Holehird Trust Joint Committee
Tuesday, 26th June, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ

Contact: Holly English  Email: holly.english@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

ELECTION OF CHAIR

To elect a Chair of the Committee.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED             that Ms B Gray be appointed as Chair for the forthcoming year.

 

Ms B Gray thereupon took on the Chair.

 

2.

ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR

To elect a Vice-Chair of the Committee.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED             that Mr J Bland be appointed as Vice-Chair for the forthcoming year.

 

3.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Mr P Dew.

 

4.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises

 

1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.

 

2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

 

3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority

 

(a)       Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and

 

            (b)       Which has not been fully discharged.

 

4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 

 

5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 

 

6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)

 

            (a)       The landlord is the authority; and

 

            (b)       The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial interest.

 

7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where

 

(a)       That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the authority; and

 

(b)       Either –

 

(i)      The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or

 

(ii)     If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.

 

Note

 

A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).  

 

Minutes:

Ms B Gray declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 8- Grant Applications (Application- 20666b Stainton Institute) as she had supported in their application.

 

Mr W Clark declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 8- Grant Applications (Application- 20780c Blackwell Sailing) as he was involved in their application and had used the organisation in the past.

 

5.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED,            that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Item No 10– Property Matters as it contains exempt information by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

6.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To receive the minutes of the previous meeting held on 8 March 2018 (copy enclosed).

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED,            that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 8 March 2018 be noted.

 

 

7.

CUMBRIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AGREEMENT pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider a report from the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Group considered a report by the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services which identified the amounts available for distribution on grants and fees for the 2018-19 financial year.

 

The Chair suggested that an induction session be arranged for all Members of the Committee to better understand the Cumbria Community Foundation Agreement and other matters relating to the Joint Committee and it was AGREED for Officers to go ahead and arrange this induction meeting.

 

RESOLVED,            that Members note the amounts available for distribution on grants and fees for the 2018/ 19 financial year.

 

8.

GRANT APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 37 KB

To consider grant applications received by Cumbria Community Foundation (copy enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report which detailed the grant applications received by Cumbria Community Foundation, which included a list of applications and their eligibility criteria. All projects had been assessed on the Community Foundation’s standard procedure.

 

20566b - Westmorland Red Squirrel Society – funding requested to support volunteer costs, equipment, publicity and feed costs.

 

Amount requested: £2,570.99

Amount allocated: £250.00

 

20594a – Askham & District Community Centre- funding requested to purchase swimming pool equipment.

 

Amount requested: £5,132.00

Amount allocated: £2,000.00

 

20600 Greenbank & Castlefield Residents Association- funding requested to refurbish a play area.

 

Amount requested: £1,500.00

Amount allocated: £1,500.00

 

20666b Stainton Institute- funding requested for lighting costs.

 

Amount requested: £8,000.00

Amount allocated: £2,000.00

 

20695b Shap Memorial Hall- funding requested to refurbish kitchen.

 

Amount requested: £6,583.00

Amount allocated: £1,500.00

 

20698 Kendal Torchlight Procession Ltd- funding requested for health and safety and event management training.

 

Amount requested: £2,000.00

Amount allocated: £1,500.00

 

20745 Temple Sowerby Cricket Club- funding requested to purchase a new wicket mower.

 

Amount requested: £3,000.00

Amount allocated: £1,000.00

 

20773b South Lakes Foyer Residents Group- funding requested to purchase iPad’s, Tablets and IT equipment.

 

Amount requested: £2,499.00

Amount allocated: £1,500.00

20780c Blackwell Sailing- funding requested to fund one season of sailing for people with visual impairments.

 

Amount requested: £3,857.00

Amount allocated: £1,000.00

 

20806c Happy Hooves Riding For All- funding requested to fund equine therapy courses/ sessions.

 

Amount requested: £6,400.00

Amount allocated: £2,000.00

 

20715 Musgrave Church Field Trust- funding requested to provide educational visits.

 

Amount requested: £1,760.00

Amount allocated: £880.00

 

20585a Manna House (Cumbria)- funding requested to refurbish new premises.

 

Amount requested: £25,000.00

Amount allocated: £2,000.00

 

RESOLVED,             that the following funding applications be approved:-

 

Grant No.

 

Applicant

Awarded (£)

20566b

Westmorland Red Squirrel Society

250.00

20594a

Askham and District Community Centre

2,000.00

20600

Greenbank and Castlefield Residents Association

1,500.00

20666b

Stainton Institute

2,000.00

20695b

Shap Memorial Hall

1,500.00

20698

Kendal Torchlight Procession LTD

1,500.00

20745

Temple Sowerby Cricket Club

1,000.00

20773b

South Lakes Foyer

1,500.00

20780c

Blackwell Sailing

1,000.00

20806a

Happy Hooves Riding For All

2,000.00

20815

Musgrave Church Field

880.00

20585a

Manna House

2000.00

 

 

9.

DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting will be held on 21 September 2018 at County Offices, Kendal.

 

Minutes:

It was noted that the next meeting would be held on 21 September 2018 at 10am in County Offices, Kendal.

 

10.

PROPERTY MATTERS

To consider a report from the Land Agent (copy enclosed).

 

Minutes:

The Land Agent and representatives from Savills presented a report which updated the Trustees on current property matters on the Estate, including:-

 

Ø  Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD) – Holehird House

 

Ø  Lakeland Horticultural Society (LHS)

 

Ø  Low Borrans East

 

Ø  1 Boot Cottage

 

Ø  Farm Rent Review

 

Ø  Estate Water Supply

 

Ø  Holehird Drive

 

The Chair thanked Officers for the detailed report.