Decision details

Community Infrastructure Levy - Community and Winchester Council projects approval

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

1.     That the updated ongoing spending programme be approved as set out in Appendix A to report CAB3360.

 

2.     That the Strategic Director with responsibility for CIL be authorised, in consultation with the Section 151 Officer, to consider inflationary impacts on projects already approved and to recommend adjustments to CIL to the Cabinet Member for Place and the Local Plan.

 

3.     That, in accordance with recommendation 2 above and if needed, delegate authority to the Cabinet Member for Place and the Local Plan to approve supplementary capital estimates and expenditure, via a Decision Day, to existing projects for which additional funding is required due to inflation and which in total should not exceed £500,000 in aggregate.

 

4.     That the 2022/23 allocation of £226,452 from the Winchester City Council CIL income receipts set aside for community projects be approved as detailed in Section 11.12 of the report, and approve the expenditure under Financial Procedure Rule 7.4 for the funding of eight community led projects recommended by the Informal Panel. This includes the following specific projects;

4.1  Colden Common Boardwalk - £10,000

4.2  Colden Common cycle/pump track - £65,000

4.3  Knowle pump track - £10,000

4.4  New Alresford Allotments - £25,000

4.5  Shedfield pavilion - £50,000

4.6  Shedfield pavilion car park and access - £21,000

4.7  Wickham Recreation ground outdoor gym and access - £20,452

4.8  Winchester Barton Farm Ridge Path - £25,000

 

5.     That a capital budget and expenditure of £200,000 be approved of which £150,000 is to be funded from the Winchester City Council District CIL receipts for the KGV recreation ground open space/park improvements project in Winchester. This is subject to the approval of £50,000 from the Town CIL receipts going to the reconvened meeting of Winchester Town Forum on 22 September 2022 (adjourned from 15 September 2022).

 

6.     That, subject to the approval of £200,000 from the Town CIL receipts and subject to due diligence assessment and support of the council CIL informal panel, the sum of £800,000 to be funded from the Winchester City Council District CIL for the additional budget required to deliver the KGV Pavilion project be approved, as detailed in section 11.17 of the report.

 

7.     That the reallocation of funds for the Winchester City football club project be approved, previously approved on 15 September 2021. The sum of £200,000 had been allocated to the football club to take forward the project but will instead now become a council led project and the CIL monies reallocated to Winchester City Council, as landowner, as detailed in section 12.19 of the report.

 

8.     That an allocation of £300,000 for a further round of community bids in 2023/24 as part of the ongoing programme of community projects be approved, which will include this years’ unallocated sum of £23,548, with future arrangements beyond 2023/24 to be reviewed annually.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Corinne Phillips, CIL Implementation Officer Email: cphillips@winchester.gov.uk.

Report author: Corinne Phillips

Publication date: 22/09/2022

Date of decision: 14/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 14/09/2022 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 30/09/2022

Call-in deadline date: 29/09/2022

Current call-in Count: 0

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