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Items
No. Item

1.

FILMING AT MEETINGS

Please note that this meeting may be filmed or recorded by the Council for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site or by anyone attending the meeting using any communication method. Although we ask members of the public recording, filming or reporting on the meeting not to include the public seating areas, members of the public attending the meeting should be aware that we cannot guarantee that they will not be filmed or recorded by others attending the meeting. Members of the public participating in the meeting (e.g. making deputations, asking questions, making oral protests) should be aware that they are likely to be filmed, recorded or reported on. 

 

By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings.

 

The chair of the meeting has the discretion to terminate or suspend filming or recording, if in his or her opinion continuation of the filming, recording or reporting would disrupt or prejudice the proceedings, infringe the rights of any individual or may lead to the breach of a legal obligation by the Council.

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The Leader referred those present to agenda Item 1 as shown on the agenda in respect of filming at this meeting, and Members noted the information contained therein.

 

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

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There were no apologies for absence.

3.

Urgent Business

The Chair will consider the admission of any late items of Urgent Business.  (Late items will be considered under the agenda item where they appear.  New items will be dealt with under item 7 below).

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There were no items of urgent business.

4.

Declarations of interest

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a prejudicial interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered:

 

(i) must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent, and

(ii) may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must withdraw from the meeting room.

 

A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Register of Members’ Interests or the subject of a pending notification must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.

 

Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal interests and prejudicial interests are defined at Paragraphs 5-7 and Appendix A of the Members’ Code of Conduct

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No declarations of interest were made.

5.

DEPUTATIONS / PETITIONS / QUESTIONS

To consider any requests received in accordance with Standing Orders.

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There were no deputations, petitions or questions.

6.

Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL) - distribution and Round 1 spend pdf icon PDF 631 KB

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The Leader introduced this report which set out four options for the allocation of NCIL across Haringey, the advantages and disadvantages of each option and the option that is recommended the Council pursue. The recommended option allocated NCIL in a much fairer basis between areas with a tilt towards redistributing NCIL in favour of areas that experienced more development and Tottenham which had the greatest investment need.

 

Round 1 Consultation (2018) spend

The report also set out a number of NCIL projects within each of the 9 areas which approval was sought to spend NCIL to progress. These projects were identified by the community through a Round 1 Consultation on NCIL spend in late 2018 and have been selected for delivery in accordance with the CIL Regulations 2010 (as amended) (the ?Regulations?), the criteria in the Council‘s CIL Governance document for prioritising infrastructure projects to be funded by CIL, and the Borough Plan priorities.

 

Round 2 Consultation (2020)

Lastly, the report set out, for information, an overview of the Round 2 Consultation on NCIL spending which will take place later in 2020.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Leader of the Council:

 

1.    Approves the changes to the CIL Governance document set out in Section 8.2 of this report.

2.    Approves the allocation of all NCIL collected to date across the borough as set out in Option D in Table 4 in section 9 of this report.

3.    Approves spending NCIL on Round 1 Consultation (2018) projects as set out in Table 5 in section 10 of this report.

 

Reasons for decision

 

The collection and spending of CIL including NCIL is governed by the Planning Act 2008 and the Regulations. The Government provides further guidance on CIL and NCIL in the form of Planning Practice Guidance (PPG).

 

Regulation 59F of the Regulations enables the Council to set aside 15% of CIL receipts (25% in areas with an adopted Neighbourhood Plan Neighbourhood Plan) to support the development of the relevant area by funding— (a) the provision, improvement, replacement, operation or maintenance of infrastructure; or (b) anything else that is concerned with addressing the demands that development places on an area. This portion of CIL is known as NCIL.

 

The total amount of NCIL funding collected amounts to over £2m. None of this has currently been spent. The Council‘s current adopted approach for the spending of NCIL set out in the existing CIL Governance document is that NCIL should be spent on neighbourhood projects within the neighbourhood of contributing development. If collected monies are allocated to NCIL areas based on where the CIL was collected there will be large discrepancies across neighbourhoods as to the amount available to spend. The amounts vary not just due to differing amounts of development, but also due to differing CIL rates (the residential CIL rate for the Western Charging Zone is over 17 times that of the Eastern Charging Zone per square metre and the residential CIL rate for the Central Charging Zone is 11 times that of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

New Items of Urgent Business

To consider any items of urgent business as identified at item 3.

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N/A.