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Meetings for Swinton Community Committee

DateWednesday 27 August 2008
Time6.00pm
LocationThe Salford Suite , Salford Civic Centre , Chorley Road , Swinton

1. Large print copies of the papers contained in this agenda are available ; Members requiring such documents are asked to give notice in advance of the meeting <b>2. Members attending this meeting with a personal interest in an item on the agenda must disclose the existence and nature of that interest and, if it is a prejudicial interest, withdraw from the meeting room during the discussion and voting on the item.<br>3. This meeting was postponed from 12th August , 2008

Item Subject
1Open Forum

The meeting will commence with an open forum at which those present can raise matters of concern

The Neighbourhood Manager will seek a response from appropriate agencies.

Members of the Committee may wish to raise any matters not on the agenda .
2Apologies for Absence
3Police Issues
4Minutes of the meeting held on 10th June , 2008
Minutes of the meeting held on 10th June , 2008
5Matters Arising

Minute 3 refers - Christine Sigurnjak has confirmed her continuing membership of the Community Committee as a representative of the Swinton Public Transport Users Group.

Minute 4 refers - The Committee is asked to select a community representative from the Swinton South Ward to serve on the Budget Sub Group

Minute 12 refers - On 30th June , 2008, the Lead Member for the Environment approved a scheme for the corner of Agecroft Road/Lumns Lane which will enhance the area and provide an improved facility for local children.

On 15th July , 2008, the Lead Member for Planning approved improvements to the Lumns Lane/ Agecroft Road Junction comprising provision of (a) a traffic signal controlled junction with signal controlled pedestrian crossing facilities , (b) cyclist facilities, including a shared footway / cycle track surface and cycle lanes in Agecroft Road, (c) a loading / unloading lay-by, a parking lay-by and residents' parking facilities., (d) associated construction / renewal / installation of footways, carriageway, lay-bys, highway drainage, high friction surfacing, road markings and signage and (e) upgrading street lighting. The works should commence in August and be completed by December , 2008

Minute 18 refers - The Neighbourhood Manager will submit a provisional schedule of themes/venues for future meetings

Minute 25 refers - The Neighbourhood Manager will submit details of the level of usage and incidence of vandalism at the telephone boxes currently located at Moorside Road, Swinton, and Manchester Road, Clifton
6Devolved Highways Budget

The Neighbourhood Manager will present the enclosed report
Swinton Devolved Highways Budget - updated and proposed schemes
Highways Investment Programme for Swinton 2008
7Budget Sub - Group.

(a) To consider the recommendations made by the Budget Sub Group on 12th August, 2008, and (b)To note the financial statement as at 4th August, 2008 .
recommendations made by the Budget Sub Group on 12th August, 2008
financial statement as at 4th August, 2008
8Items for Information

Members are asked to consider the enclosed note inviting applications to become Independent Members of the Council's Standards Committee
Independent Members of the Council's Standards Committee
9Good News Items

The programme for the Salford Garden Party, to be held on Saturday , 6th September, 2008, outside the Salford Civic Centre on Chorley Road, is enclosed.
programme for the Salford Garden Party 2008
10Arrangements for Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Community Committee will be held on 14th October , 2008, and will discuss the theme of Older People

So as to ensure that those persons with an interest in the subject are willing to attend Members are asked to consider if they wish to hold the meeting at the earlier time of 12.30 pm with lunch provided. The venue for the meeting has not yet been determined.
Contact officer Dave Cunningham
Title Senior Committee Administrator
Telephone (0161) 793 3008
Fax (0161) 793 3160
Email dave.cunningham@salford.gov.uk
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