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Agenda

Venue: Melksham Assembly Hall

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's Welcome, Introduction and Announcements

Announcements:

 

·         Changes to Wiltshire’s taxi tariffs

·         Update on leisure centre transfer to WC

·         Wiltshire Youth Council update

·         Official opening of Melksham Skate Park

·         Campus build update

·         Melksham House update

Supporting documents:

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 22 September 2021

Supporting documents:

4.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

5.

Police Update

Sergeant James Twyford

 

 

Supporting documents:

6.

Fire & Rescue Update

Station Manager Dave Geddes

7.

Christie Miller Demolition

Nick Darbyshire - Head of Strategic Asset Maintenance & Facilities Management, Wiltshire Council

 

8.

A350 Bypass Update

Steve Wilson - Major Highways Project Engineer, Wiltshire Council

 

 

Supporting documents:

9.

Wilts and Berks Canal - restoration update

Paul Lenaerts - Project Manager

 

10.

"Vibrant Wiltshire: re-imagining our high streets" business grant programme

Peter Dunford - Community Engagement Manager

 

11.

Proposal for a special "Younger Persons" themed meeting of the Area Board to be held in February 2022

Peter Dunford - Community Engagement Manager

 

 

 

12.

Sub Group reports

Community Area Transport Group

 

·         recommendations from meeting on 25 November 

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Group

 

·         recommendations from special meeting on 29 November

 

·         recruitment of Older Persons and Carers Champion for Melksham

 

Supporting documents:

13.

Applications for Grant Funding

Community Grant

 

·         Christ Church, Shaw, requesting £5,000 towards reordering and

   redecoration to form a community hub

 

·         Riverside Club requesting £2,895 towards improvements to the

existing kitchen

 

·         Melksham Station Hub requesting £2,500 towards

fitting weatherproof blinds to the canopy and improved signage

 

·         Independent Living Centre requesting £2,300 towards

replacement of oil tank and removal of bees nest in chimney

 

·         Melksham Town Council requesting £2,075 towards cycling

support in Melksham

 

·         Melksham Cricket Club requesting £5,000 towards new cricket playing astro

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Grants

 

·         Alzheimers Support requesting £782 for the “Movement for the

Mind” project for local people with dementia

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

14.

Recognition & Plaques for Area Board related funding projects

Cllr Nick Holder

15.

Public questions

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

 

16.

Close

 

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