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Brent Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL) Projects and London Borough of Culture Mural

Meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet (Item 11)

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This report seeks Cabinet approval to the allocation of Neighbourhood CIL (NCIL) funds to eight community projects from round one of the 2019/20 NCIL programme.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Cabinet

 

      i)        Approved the NCIL allocation of:

a.    £366,975 to support the refurbishment of a new building for the Refugee Support Network in Harlesden.

b.    £250,000 to support the refurbishment of Challenge House in Harlesden for Crisis UK.

c.    £210,000 to support the refurbishment of the Silver Jubilee Park Clubhouse for Kingsbury Town Management Co. Ltd and Hendon Youth FC in Willesden.

d.    £109,833 to support the running of The Sanctuary Café for Hestia Housing and Support across neighbourhoods. £134,800 to support the installation of central heating of a community facility for St Michael and All Angels Church in Harlesden.

e.    £170,000 to support the refurbishment of a community hall for St Cuthbert’s Church in Wembley

f.     £150,000 to support the building of a new Community Café and outdoor Space for St Catherine’s Church in Neasden

g.    £80,000 to support tree planting in the Dudden Hill area. This would be in addition to £30,000 allocated to tree planting in this area in NCIL’s 2018/19round one, bringing the total spent by NCIL on tree planting in Dudden Hill to £110,000.

 

     i)        noted the total allocation of £417,400 (including the £80,000 for tree planting in Dudden Hill, subject to Cabinet approval) to tree-planting projects in this NCIL funding round.

Minutes:

Councillor Shama Tatler, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Property and Planning, introduced the report requesting Cabinet approve the allocation of Neighbourhood CIL (NCIL) funds to eight community projects from round one of the 2019/20 NCIL programme.

 

Councillor Tatler stated that the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge applied to eligible developments to help fund strategic (borough-wide) and neighbourhood infrastructure related to development.  Brent’s CIL was formally introduced on 1 July 2013.

 

Councillors Butt, Hirani, McLennan, Agha and Krupa Sheth welcomed the report and the funding for worthwhile neighbourhood projects.

 

RESOLVED: that Cabinet

 

     i)        Approved the NCIL allocation of:

a.    £366,975 to support the refurbishment of a new building for the Refugee Support Network in Harlesden.

b.    £250,000 to support the refurbishment of Challenge House in Harlesden for Crisis UK.

c.    £210,000 to support the refurbishment of the Silver Jubilee Park Clubhouse for Kingsbury Town Management Co. Ltd and Hendon Youth FC in Willesden.

d.    £109,833 to support the running of The Sanctuary Café for Hestia Housing and Support across neighbourhoods.

e.    £134,800 to support the installation of central heating of a community facility for St Michael and All Angels Church in Harlesden.

f.     £170,000 to support the refurbishment of a community hall for St Cuthbert’s Church in Wembley

g.    £150,000 to support the building of a new Community Café and outdoor space for St Catherine’s Church in Neasden

h.    £80,000 to support tree planting in the Dudden Hill area. This would be in addition to £30,000 allocated to tree planting in this area in NCIL’s 2018/19 round one, bringing the total spent by NCIL on tree planting in Dudden Hill to £110,000.

 

noted the total allocation of £417,400 (including the £80,000 for tree planting in Dudden Hill, subject to Cabinet approval) to tree-planting projects in this NCIL funding round.