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Allocation of Neighbourhood CIL Funding

The Cabinet decision is being sought with respect to Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy Funding as follows:
•Allocation towards two urgent projects to support impacts of covid upon community facilities namely £49,650 to Care Support Merton for promoting digital equality for carers and £35,000 to the Citizens Advice Bureau to cover an additional Debt Advisor or General Advisor to address capacity challenges.
•With respect of a proposal for £300,000 funding towards Morden Town Centre improvements EITHER:
option 1 – approve the allocation
OR
option 2 – defer the decision so that it can be taken alongside the decision to allocate funding to proposals submitted to the 2021 Neighbourhood CIL bidding round on the basis that the improvements are delivered by 31 March 2022.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/10/2020

General exception notice

This item is subject to the General Exception procedure (see Part 4B of the Council's Constitution). It is proposed to take a key decision on the decision date shown below. It would be impracticable to defer the decision until it has been included on the next Forward Plan. This notice has been issued by the Chief Executive and the Leader of the Council and has been issued to the Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission and relevant scrutiny panel.

Decision due: 9 Nov 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Housing and Transport

Lead director: Director of Environment and Regeneration

Contact: Tim Catley, S106 Monitoring officer Email: tim.catley@merton.gov.uk.

Documents to be considered: Officer report.

Documents

  • Allocation of Neighbourhood CIL Funding