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Meetings for Swinton Community Committee

DateTuesday 8 February 2005
Location Committee Room 4, Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton

An electronic version of this agenda is available on the Salford City Council website :

Item Subject
1Apologies for Absence

Apologies for absence have been submitted by Councillors B J and M Lea .
2Management of the Meeting

So as to make sure that sufficient time is allowed for all items to be discussed Members are asked to indicate , by show of hands , if they wish to raise any items of additional business towards the end of the meeting .
3Membership of the Committee

Residents on the Parkfield Estate are in the process of establishing a Residents' Association . In the meantime they have formed a Residents' Group and nominated Martin O'Neill to represent them as a voting member of the Committee.
4Minutes of Proceedings

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 14th December , 2004
Mins of 141204
appendix to 141204
5Matters Arising

Minute 61 refers : Details of the action taken by the GMP to deal with vandalisation of vehicles on the Parksfield Estate are set out in the enclosed note.

Minute 62 refers : The Neighbourhood Manager will give an update on action taken with regard to the priorities identified for inclusion in the CAP during the consultation event in December, 2004.

Minute 65 refers : Jean Colpitts , Primary Care Development Manager for the North Locality ( Swinton and Pendlebury ) , and Jack Sharp , Head of Operations for the Locality , will represent the Primary Care Trust at the meeting to respond to comments about time taken to get a GP appointment in the area and outline the Trust's long-term plans for health services in Swinton
CAP Consultation 080205
Incidents of Theft, Criminal Damage and Burglary on the Parkfield Estate.
6Recrutiment of Magistrates

Derek Osbaldestin , JP and Chair of the Greater Manchester Police Authority , will make a short presentation on the role of Magistrates with a view to encouraging greater participation
7Salford Strategic Partnership - Resident Membership

The Housing Strategy Officer will present the enclosed report
Salford Strategic Partnership - Resident Membership
8Landlord Licensing

Members will be given a brief summary of H M Government's proposals for introducing management standards for private landlords and be given details of the approach in Salford and of any sanctions .
Landlord Licensing
9Newlands/ Coalfield Projects

Tim Jones , Principal Planner (Environment and Projects ) , will give an update so as to assist the Committee in monitoring progress on these projects .
Coalfield Communities 080205
LIVIA Progress rpt 080205
10Regeneration of Cricket Ground off Barton Road, Swinton

Report of the Parksfield Estate Residents' Group enclosed .
Regeneration of Cricket Ground off Barton Road, Swinton (PERA)
11Establishment of an Executive Group for Swinton

The Neighbourhood Manager will report on the enclosed terms of reference for the Executive Group and the Committee will be asked to select representatives .
Draft Terms of Reference for the Executive Group
12Budget Sub Group

(a)To consider the recommendations of the Budget Sub Group made on 25th January , 2005, with regard to applications for funding under the Devolved and the Community Use of Schools Budgets.

(b)To note the Financial Position Statement as at 17th January , 2005,

(c) To note that the Beechfarm Residents have written to thank the Committee for the grant to support their 10th Anniversary celebrations .
Budget Sub Group 250105
Financial Position Statement as at 17th January , 2005,
13Items for Information

(a) Living Spaces

(b)Swinton Newsletter - copies of the latest issue of the Newsletter - which will include the enclosed note on improvements to Victoria Park Bandstand - will be circulated at the meeting .

(c) New Safety Requirements for Electrical Installations.
Living Spaces
New Safety Requirements for Electrical Installations
Improvements to Victoria Pk Bandstand
14Any Other Business

(a) Community Representatives may raise any issues of concern to their area or group

(b) Ward Councillors may raise any item not already covered .

So as to ensure that decisions can be taken at the meeting Members are asked to notify items - especially costs - in advance on telephone 793-3008
15Date of Next Meeting

To be held at 7pm on Tuesday , 12th April, 2005 . Members wishing to submit any items for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting are asked to complete and return the attached form to the Neighbourhood Manager by 29th March , 2005.
Presentation proforma
Contact officer Dave Cunningham
Title Senior Committee Administrator
Telephone (0161) 793 3008
Fax (0161) 793 3160
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