Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee, Council
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The Committee considered a report by the Project, Procurement and Open Space Officer (circulated previously) regarding the allocation of section 106 public open space funds towards a number of projects within the District, across communities of Barnstaple, Chulmleigh, Newton Tracey and Witheridge.
The Project, Procurement and Open Space Officer advised the following:
· That since the publication of the report a request had been received from Witheridge Parish Council to defer consideration of the projects at Witheridge until such a time that was mutually agreed by both parties. If the Committee was in agreement then the recommendation in paragraph 2.2 would be required to be amended to “…vary the capital programme by £139,635….”
· Details of the projects as detailed in paragraphs 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 and 4.8 of the report.
· Financial details of the projects as detailed in paragraph 5 of the report.
Councillor Biederman declared a personal interest as a Member of Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey Parish Council.
(a) that following section 106 funds be allocated as follows:
(i) £1,015 towards enhancement of the Square Fountain, Barnstaple (NDC).
(ii) £80,000 to Chulmleigh Playing Field Association towards the cost of a new pavilion extension.
(iii) £38,000 to Chulmleigh Parish Council towards the enhancement of Davy Park, Chulmleigh.
(iv) £6,096 to Newton Tracey Cricket Club towards the provision of a Non Turf Practice Bay.
(v) £6,096 to Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey Parish Council towards the provision of a Wooden Gazebo at Lovacott Playing Field.
(vi) £8,428 towards Tarka Play Area, Barnstaple (NDC)
(b) That consideration of allocation of section 106 funds to Witheridge Parish Hall towards the enhancement of the Village Hall and the enhancement of the Adventure Playground be deferred until such a time that was mutually agreed by both Witheridge Parish Council and the Council;
(c) That Council be recommended to vary the capital programme by £139,635 and that funds be released, subject to a Funding Agreement upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed by the Senior Solicitor, for external projects.
Report author: Lucy Wheeler
Publication date: 10/11/2021
Date of decision: 01/11/2021
Decided at meeting: 01/11/2021 - Strategy and Resources Committee