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Oxford North

Meeting: 26/11/2018 - Council (Item 57)

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The Regeneration and Economy Programme Director and Head of Planning Services submitted a reportto the City Executive Board meeting on 14 November 2018 to request an in-principle decision to use Homes England Housing Infrastructure (Marginal Viability) Funding (HIF) and Community Infrastructure Levy funds for infrastructure support at Northern Gateway/Oxford North.

 

Councillor Brown, Leader of the Council will present the report.

 

Recommendation: The City Executive Board recommends Full Council to resolve to:

1.     apply Community Infrastructure Levy receipts to the value of £8.85m (as generated from future strategic scale development at Northern Gateway/Oxford North) in order to fund investment in highways/transport infrastructure provision to support the delivery of the Northern Gateway strategic site allocation.

Minutes:

Council considered a report of the Regeneration and Economy Programme Director and Head of Planning Services requesting an in-principle decision to use Homes England Housing Infrastructure (Marginal Viability) Funding (HIF) and Community Infrastructure Levy funds for infrastructure support at Northern Gateway/Oxford North.

 

Councillor Brown, Leader of the Council, presented the report, answered questions and moved the recommendations which were adopted on being seconded and put to the vote.

 

Council resolved to:

1.     apply Community Infrastructure Levy receipts to the value of £8.85m (as generated from future strategic scale development at Northern Gateway/Oxford North) in order to fund investment in highways/transport infrastructure provision to support the delivery of the Northern Gateway strategic site allocation.

 


Meeting: 14/11/2018 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019) (Item 94)

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The Regeneration and Economy Programme Director and Head of Planning Services have submitted a reportto request an in-principle decision to use Homes England Housing Infrastructure (Marginal Viability) Funding (HIF) and CIL funds for infrastructure support at Northern Gateway/Oxford North.

 

Recommendations:That the City Executive Board resolves to:

 

1. Identify the Northern Gateway/Oxford North Housing Infrastructure Funding HIF and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) schemes as potential future Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) capital schemes with a provisional budget allocation (subject to receipt of external HIF and CIL receipts) of up to £18.85m;

2. Delegate authority to the Regeneration and Economy Programme Director to agree a contract with Homes England to draw down funds and secure their use/implementation in agreed infrastructure projects (subject to the £10m HIF funding to Oxford North being secured);

3. Recommend to Council to apply Community Infrastructure Levy receipts to the value of £ 8.85m (as generated from future strategic scale development at Northern Gateway/Oxford North) in order to fund investment in highways/transport infrastructure provision to support the delivery of the Northern Gateway strategic site allocation; and

4. Delegate to the Head of Planning Services authority to secure the completion of an appropriate legal agreement for this funding investment, prepared in conjunction with the Council’s Monitoring and Section 151 Officers. The legal agreement to cover the specific infrastructure projects to be funded and arrangements for their procurement, delivery and adoption by the local authorities, and to be subject to the outcome of due consideration of necessary and contingent planning application(s) and associated processes.

Minutes:

The Regeneration and Economy Programme Director and Head of Planning Services had submitted a reportto request an in-principle decision to use Homes England Housing Infrastructure (Marginal Viability) Funding (HIF) and CIL funds for infrastructure support at Northern Gateway/Oxford North.

 

The Chair introduced the report reminding  those Members who might become involved in the subsequent planning decisions that they should not put themselves in the position of pre-judging  any aspect of the proposals. She had made it clear that she would play no part in the planning process and noted that the scheme should be for the public good and must deliver appropriate social and other housing.

 

The City Executive Board resolved to:

 

1. Identify the Northern Gateway/Oxford North Housing Infrastructure Funding HIF and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) schemes as potential future Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) capital schemes with a provisional budget allocation (subject to receipt of external HIF and CIL receipts) of up to £18.85m;

2. Delegate authority to the Regeneration and Economy Programme Director to agree a contract with Homes England to draw down funds and secure their use/implementation in agreed infrastructure projects (subject to the £10m HIF funding to Oxford North being secured);

3. Recommend to Council to apply Community Infrastructure Levy receipts to the value of £ 8.85m (as generated from future strategic scale development at Northern Gateway/Oxford North) in order to fund investment in highways/transport infrastructure provision to support the delivery of the Northern Gateway strategic site allocation; and

4. Delegate to the Head of Planning Services authority to secure the completion of an appropriate legal agreement for this funding investment, prepared in conjunction with the Council’s Monitoring and Section 151 Officers. The legal agreement to cover the specific infrastructure projects to be funded and arrangements for their procurement, delivery and adoption by the local authorities, and to be subject to the outcome of due consideration of necessary and contingent planning application(s) and associated processes.