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Agenda and minutes

Venue: St Margaret's Hall, St Margaret's Street, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1DE

Contact: Kevin Fielding 

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No. Item

12.

Chairman's Welcome

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everybody to St Margaret’s Hall.

 

The Area Board members were introduced.

 

Jim Lynch and Dom Newton briefly outlined the written Bradford Town Council update.

 

 

13.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were none.

 

14.

Minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the Area Board meeting held on 16 January 2019

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

·         The Minutes of the Area Board meeting held on the 16 January 2019 were signed as the correct record.

 

15.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were none.

 

16.

Chairman’s Announcements

·         Children’s Centres Consultation on proposals to develop the community model

 

·         Review of Electoral Divisions in Wiltshire

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following Chairman’s announcements contained in the agenda pack were noted:

 

·         Children’s Centres Consultation on proposals to develop the community model

 

·         Review of Electoral Divisions in Wiltshire

17.

Partner Updates

 

·         Wiltshire Police

·         Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

·         NHS Wiltshire

·         HealthWatch Wiltshire

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following partner updates contained in the agenda pack were noted:

 

·         Wiltshire Police

 

·         Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

 

·         NHS Wiltshire

 

·         HealthWatch Wiltshire

18.

Working Group end of year reports

Local Youth Network - Cllr Jim Lynch

 

Application for funding

 

·         Bradford on Avon Town Council requesting £10,000 towards a Joint Youth Service Work Programme in 2019/20

 

Presentation from Town Councillor Dom Newton and contractor, Community Family Care

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Group – Cllr Johnny Kidney

 

·         To approve and sign as the correct record the minutes of the HWG held on 25 February 2019

 

Applications for funding

 

·         Age UK Wiltshire requesting £7,000 towards continuation of the Living Well project in 2018/19

 

·         Bradford on Avon Seniors Forum requesting £668 towards running/ event costs incurred in 2018/19

 

 

Community Area Transport Group – Cllr Sarah Gibson

 

·         To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the CATG held on 18 February 2019

 

·         To welcome the road surfacing work and repairs carried out in 2018/19 and note the improvement in the overall condition of Wiltshire’s roads in recent years, but acknowledge that further investment is still required.

 

·         To approve the highway maintenance scheme list for 2019/20 prepared for the Area Board.

 

·         To note the new provisional five year programme, which will reviewed annually to ensure best value for money and whole life costing for the highways asset

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Local Youth Network - Cllr Jim Lynch

 

Application for funding

 

Decision

Bradford on Avon Town Council awarded £10,000 towards a Joint Youth Service Work Programme in 2019/20.

Note: That this application would be funded with £6,000 as the first tranche of funding, with a second tranche during May 2019.

 

A written report from Community Family Care was noted.

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Group – Cllr Johnny Kidney

 

The minutes of the HWG held on 25 February 2019 were noted as the correct record.

 

Applications for funding

 

Decision

Age UK Wiltshire awarded £7,000 towards continuation of the Living Well project in 2018/19

 

Decision

Bradford on Avon Seniors Forum awarded £668 towards running/ event costs incurred in 2018/19

 

 

Community Area Transport Group Cllr Sarah Gibson

 

The Minutes of the CATG held on 18 February 2019 were noted as the correct record.

 

Decision

·         To welcome the road surfacing work and repairs carried out in 2018/19 and note the improvement in the overall condition of Wiltshire’s roads in recent years, but acknowledge that further investment is still required.

 

·         To approve the highway maintenance scheme list for 2019/20 prepared for the Area Board.

 

·         To note the new provisional five year programme, which will reviewed annually to ensure best value for money and whole life costing for the highways asset

19.

Community Grant Scheme: Applications for funding

·         Westwood with Iford Primary School requesting £1,000 for a Music and Innovation Project

 

·         Councillor Trevor Carbin requesting £500 towards the Staverton Reed Beds Project

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board considered two applications for grant funding:

 

Decision

Westwood with Iford Primary School awarded £1,000 for a Music and Innovation Project.

 

Decision

Councillor Trevor Carbin awarded £500 towards the Staverton Reed Beds Project.

20.

End of Year Review

Minutes:

Peter Dunford gave a brief overview of the Working Group end of year reports.

 

Points made included:

 

End of Year Statistics

 

·         Circa £47, 000 invested into Bradford on Avon area

·         28 community projects supported

·         £215, 572 partner funding “levered in”

·         15 projects joint funded with Town Council

 

In the town

 

·         Christmas Lights Switch On Event

·         Water Fountain Project

·         Coach Friendly signs

·         Clean Air Day direct action

·         Duke Ellington community concert

·         My Science Fair

·         Minerva Owls Tourist Trail

·         New fencing at The Strips

·         Relateen counselling at St Laurence School

 

Across the Villages

 

·         Dementia Action Alliance

·         Floaty Boat Fund

·         Schools Cluster/ Multi Agency Forum

·         Women’s 100 Film

·         Staverton/ Holt floodgates

·         Winsley Hill footpath over canal

·         Staverton Marina Slipway Trees

·         Monkton Farleigh Village Hall windows

 

The Chairman thanked Peter Dunford for his presentation and hard work across the community area.

 

21.

Introduction to Ros Griffiths, Community Engagement Manager

Minutes:

The Chairman advised that this would be the last Bradford on Avon Area Board for Peter Dunford as the Community Engagement Manager. Peter was moving on to be the new Melksham Community Engagement Manager with Ros Griffiths coming to Bradford on Avon.

 

The Area Board members thanked Peter Dunford for his hard work in the Bradford community area over the last seven years.

22.

Date of Next Meeting

Wednesday 22 May 2019 at St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon

 

Minutes:

Wednesday 22 May 2019 at St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon.

 

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