Community Plan Committee

Community Plan Committee

CP20/2/01 Present:-
Councillor Tess Buckley, Tom Dunlop, Benn Minshall, Jill Rhodes, Dennis Straine-Francis and Nan Walton

Apologies:-
No apologies for absence were received

In attendance:-
Hannah Marr (Community Engagement Officer) and Pete Turner (Town Clerk)

CP20/2/02 To note declarations of members interests

No declarations of members interests were received

CP20/2/03 Public Participation

A period not exceeding 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments

No questions or comments were submitted to the Community Plan Committee by members of the public

CP20/2/04 To confirm the Minutes of the Community Plan Committee meeting held on Monday 27th July 2020

The Minutes were approved as an accurate record

CP20/2/05 To note the year to date financial position for the Community Plan Committee

The financial position was noted

CP20/2/06 To receive an update from the Community Engagement Officer regarding the Town Councils community response to COVID-19

The Community Engagement Officer provided an update

CP20/2/07 To consider matters related to the proposed change of purpose for grants awarded in the financial year 2019 / 2020 from:-
• Crewe Gang Show
• Motherwell Cheshire CIO

It was resolved to approve that South West Cheshire District Scout Council could reallocate the funds received in November 2019 to be spent on the Crewe Gang Show in 2022

It was resolved to approve that Motherwell Cheshire CIO could relocate the funds received in September 2019 to train School Mental Health Ambassadors

CP20/2/08 To consider matters related to funds awarded under the COVID-19 Community Response Fund

It was noted that funds were awarded from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund to:-
• Family Ties CIC – £990.00
• CHANCE Changing Lives – £1,000.00

It was resolved to allocate funds of £1,000.00 to YMCA Crewe

It was resolved not to allocate funds to Crewe Railroaders American Football Club

It was resolved to allocate funds of £900.00 to the Creative Action Team

It was resolved to not allocate funds of to Supporting Wellbeing and Nurturing Strength (SWANS) CIC

CP20/2/09 To consider matters related to reopening the Crewe Town Council Grants Scheme

It was resolved to reopen the Grants Scheme

CP20/2/10 To consider matters related to establishing the Grants Working Group

It was resolved to establish the Grants Working Group

The following Members were appointed to the Working Group:-
• Councillor Tom Dunlop
• Councillor Tess Buckley
• Councillor Benn Minshall
• Councillor Dennis Straine-Francis

CP20/2/11 To consider matters related to the Tree of Light 2020

The Community Engagement Officer updated Members on correspondence received on behalf of the Board of Orbitas Bereavement Services cancelling the event for 2020 in light of COVID-19

CP20/2/12 To consider matters related to the Community Project Commissioning Process

It was agreed that a summary matrix of the submitted expressions of interest is circulated to members for their view. Responses from Members to be collated and confirmed with the Committee prior to sharing with our commissioning partner (Cheshire Community Foundation)

CP20/2/13 To note matters related to a Community Speed Watch Scheme in Crewe

It was agreed that a line is added to the equipment form confirming that responsibility lies with the operator for ensuring the equipment is in appropriate working order at the time of use. The form was noted

CP20/2/14 To consider matters related to budget setting for the Community Plan Committee

The budget setting process was considered. The budget line titled “Miscellaneous Expenses” is to be renamed for greater clarity. The draft budget was otherwise un-amended and noted

To note the dates of future meetings of the Community Plan Committee:-

• Monday 16th November 2020
• Monday 18th January 2021
• Monday 29th March 2021

Members noted the dates of future meetings of the Community Plan Committee

The Community Plan Committee Meeting closed at 7:54pm

Meeting documents

2. Community Plan Minutes 21.09.2020

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