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Agenda

Venue: Join the on-line meeting here

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's Welcome, Introduction and Announcements

Announcements:

 

·         Wiltshire Local Plan review and separately, the Gypsy and Traveller Local Plan - consultations running until 9 March 2021

 

·         Remembering Brian Warwick

 

Supporting documents:

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Monday 14 December 2020

 

Supporting documents:

4.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

5.

Census 2021

Jonny Corbett - Census Engagement Manager for Wiltshire, Office for National Statistics

Supporting documents:

6.

Priority for People - Melksham 2021

Gerald Milward-Oliver - Townswork

 

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7.

Community Area Status Report

Peter Dunford - Community Engagement Manager

 

8.

Health and Wellbeing Group

·         To approve the minutes of the HWG meeting held on Monday 25 January 2021

 

·         To receive a report on the "Cook an Extra Portion" Christmas meals initiative and Lockdown #3 response

 

Supporting documents:

9.

Written Partner Updates

To note any written partner updates

Supporting documents:

10.

Budget Position

Peter Dunford - Community Engagement Manager

11.

Applications for Grant Funding

Community Grants:

 

·         Avon Needs Trees requesting £5,000 towards purchase of land at Seend for new, permanent, community woodland

 

·         Melksham Music and Drama requesting £4,000 towards radio microphones to perform “Joseph” at the Assembly Hall

 

·         Bowerhill Residents Action Group (BRAG) requesting £2,511

towards public outdoor seating for Bowerhill

 

·         Melksham Town Council requesting £2,500 towards developing a technical specification for a CCTV system in the town centre

 

·         Melksham Town Council requesting £2,080 towards investing in Market Place Markets and gazebo infrastructure

 

·         Riverside Club requesting £1,820 towards new front doors and internal painting and decoration

 

·         Bulkington Playground Committee requesting £1,000 towards playground equipment

 

·         Steeple Ashton Guides requesting £500 towards a laptop computer and projector

 

  • Cllr Led bid from Cllr Alford requesting £10,000 to re-launch the Public Open Spaces Network Fund in 2021

 

 

Youth Grants:

 

·         Whorwellsdown District Girlguiding requesting £2,048 towards rebuilding confidence and engagement of youngsters by enabling Rangers and Young Leaders to gain skills and experience to lead in the future

 

·         Young Melksham requesting £4,305 towards the operation of the “No Limits” SEND club

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Grants:

 

·         Cllr Holder requesting £3,000 towards support for young carers

 

·         Carer Support Wiltshire requesting £2,500 towards counselling for unpaid carers

 

·         Centre for Independent Living requesting £1,000 to facilitate connections between people in Melksham as part of the “Community Connectors” project

 

Supporting documents:

12.

Public questions

Members of the public are invited to ask questions relating to Area Board business

 

13.

Close

 

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