Venue: Committee Room 1 - County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ. View directions
Contact: Daniel Hamilton Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence.
Apologies were received from Mr Whipp.
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.
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).
Mr W Clark disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in relation to Agenda Item 6 (Application 21139 South Lakes Foyer) as he is a resident of the Impact Housing Association.
Mrs B Gray disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in relation to Agenda Item 6 (Application 21139 South Lakes Foyer) due to her long term association with the project.
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.
RESOLVED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item no 8 – Property Matters as it contains exempt information by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972
To receive the minutes of the previous meeting held on Friday 21 September 2018 (copy enclosed).
RESOLVED that, the minutes of the previous meeting held on Friday 21 September 2018 be agreed as a true and accurate record.
To consider a report from the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).
Members considered a report from the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services regarding the Cumbria Community Foundation Agreement 2017-20, Financial Statement and Distributions 2018-19, which asked them to note the amounts available for distribution on grants and fees for the 2018-19 financial year.
The Finance officer took members through the income and expenditure for the previous year. Members were asked to note that rent income had increased since the previous year as some previously unoccupied properties had now been let. Members were informed that there had been no major improvements carried out this year so expenditure had remained comparatively low.
The amounts currently approved for distribution on grants so far in the 2018-19 financial year is £ 22,958 leaving £ 17,042 of funding still available.
1. members note amounts available for distribution on grants and fees for the 2018-19 financial year be noted.
2. the Schedule of Grants be confirmed and noted.
To consider grant applications received by Cumbria Community Foundation (copy enclosed).
Consideration was given to a report by Cumbria Community Foundation, which detailed the grant applications received and which included a list of applications and their eligibility criteria. All projects had been assessed on the Community Foundation’s standard procedure.
· 21139 – South Lakes Foyer
South Lakes Foyer applied for financial support to organise a Community Christmas Party for Children age 4-12 living in Kendal and in surrounded villages.
Amount requested - £615.00
Amount recommended - £250.00
Amount allocated - £250
· 21142 – The Oaklea Trust
The Oaklea Trust applied for funding to help initiate a bereavement support group that supports bereaved people within Appleby in Westmorland and the surrounding villages.
Amount requested - £2496.00
Amount recommended - £1000 (1 year)
Amount allocated - £1250.00
· 21197 - Bendrigg Trust
The Bendrigg trust applied for funding to continue its inclusive climbing club where children with a disability take part with their siblings and friends.
Amount requested - £6,690.00
Amount recommended - £2,000
Amount allocated - £2,000
· 21198b Heron Corn Mill (Beetham) Limited
An additional application was brought to be considered for Heron Corn Mill (Beetham) Limited. The application was for funding to restore, preserve and upkeep the Heron Corn Mill to its original form as a fully working water-powered corn mill.
Amount requested - £5,000
Amount recommended - £1,000
Amount allocated - £1,000
1. The following fund applications be approved:
DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be held on 13 March 2019 at 10am at County Offices, Kendal.
The next meeting of the Committee would be held on 13 March 2019 at County Offices, Kendal.
PART II - ITEMS NOT CONSIDERED IN THE PRESENCE OF THE PUBLIC AND PRESS
To consider a report from the Land Agent (copy enclosed).
The Land Agent and representatives from Savills presented a report which update the trustees on current property matters on the estate including:
· Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD) – Holehird House
· Lakeland Horticultural Society
· Holehird Farm Flat
· Glenside De-Laney
· Lily Cottage
· Low Borrans East
The Committee thanked the officers for the detailed report.
RESOLVED that, the position be noted.