Community Plan Committee Meeting

Minutes of the meeting held 23rd January 2024

In attendance:

Cllr Dawn Clark

Cllr Allan Coiley

Cllr Ben Wye

Cllr Irene Faseyi

Cllr Lena Hogben

Cllr Toni Mortimer

Cllr Jill Rhodes

1 To receive apologies for absence
  Cllrs Sally Graham, Kevin Murray, Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis, Martin Edwards
2 To note declarations of Members’ interests
  Cllrs Clark and Hogben declared non-pecuniary interests in items that refer to dementia service provision as volunteers for dementia support groups in Crewe.
3 To confirm and sign the Minutes of the Community Plan Committee meeting held on 5th September 2023

RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved a s a true record of the meeting

4 Public Participation:

A period not exceeding 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments that relate to the items within the agenda.


5 To review the year- to- date financial position for the Community Plan Committee.


6 To consider matters related to grant applications received from:

  Organisation Purpose Amount
6.1 Sherborne Community Group Branching out –   deferred from last meeting £2500
  RESOLVED: That the application is declined  
6.2 Central Cheshire Buddy Scheme Siblings – Young Carers £2400
  RESOLVED: That a grant of £1600 is awarded  
6.3 LATH Enhancing LATH’s Profile £1330
  RESOLVED: That a grant of £1130 is approved  
6.4 Visyon Welcoming Space in Crewe £2183.96
  RESOLVED: That a grant of £530 is awarded for the provision of the signage element of the grant application  
6.5 Creative Crewe Creative Crewe – 24 more! £2535
  RESOLVED: That a grant of £1935 is awarded  
6.6 Crewe Brass Band Regional Brass Band Competition £1989
  RESOLVED: That a grant of £97 is awarded for the provision of the music element of the application  
6.7 To provide an update to members on the grant allocated to St Mary’s Caritas Centre. Variation request.


7 To provide an end of grant update to members regarding groups funded by the small grants scheme within the last financial year.


8 To provide an update to members on the progress of the Business Delivery Plan 2023-24.


  9 Budget setting – 2024-25


 10 Draft Business Delivery Plan 2024-25

Noted and to be reviewed at the next committee meeting

11 To provide members with an update regarding CVS Food Mapping project for Crewe


12 To note the proposed date of the next meeting on 5th March 2024 at 6pm.

Meeting closed at 7.09pm

Chair         Cllr Dawn Clark

Clerk         P Turner

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