Agenda and draft minutes

Area Committee 1 - Wednesday, 1st December, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: The Council Chamber - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Sam Wilcock 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

To elect a chair for the remainder of the municipal year.

Minutes:

It was noted that Councillor Don Alexander had been elected to Chair the July meeting but a Chair was required to be elected for the remainder of the municipal year.  Councillor Gollop was proposed, seconded and it was:

 

RESOLVED: That Councillor Gollop be elected Chair of the Committee for the remainder of the municipal year.

 

2.

Welcome, Apologies and Introductions pdf icon PDF 411 KB

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed those present and noted apologies from Councillor Alex Hartley and Councillor Steve Smith.

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To agree the minutes of previous meeting:

i)                    meeting of the 27th July 2020

ii)                  meeting of the 21st July 2021

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meetings held on 27 July 2020 and 21 July 2021 be agreed as correct record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made.

 

5.

Public Forum

Minutes:

There was none.

6.

Community Resources Manager Update and Decision Report pdf icon PDF 934 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Community Resources Manager presented the report and drew attention to the following:

 

a.      The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) available to the Area Committee totalled £253,961.24

i.               of which £115,598.65 is for General AC1 expenditure

ii.             of which £138,362.59 is for Lawrence Weston Neighbourhood Development Plan expenditure

b.      The Section 106 (S106) available to the Area Committee totalled £44,683.90

c.       The following projects were invited to submit stage 2 full proposals:

 

No.

Project Name

Outline £ requested/

offered

Full Proposal £ requested

CIL requested

S106 requested

S106 reference

1

 Avon Youth Club Infrastructure

£47,442 

£45,465 

£45,465 from LW NDP CIL  

 

2

 Lawrence Weston Road Closure

£7,500 

£15,000 

£15,000 from LW NDP CIL 

 

 

3

 Alma Road Amenity Land Improvements

£15,275 

£15,000 

£15,000 

 

 

4

 Blaise Nursery Therapeutic Glasshouse

£10,000 

£17,754 

£17,754  

 

 

 5

 St Mary Madgalene Community Centre enhancement

£25,000 

£25,000 

£25,000  

 

 

6

Clifton Suspension Bridge Play Area

£30,000

£10,000

£10,000

 

 

 

  

An outline was provided to committee on the proposals detailed in the table above.

 

In response to questions from Councillors the CRM clarified that:

                                            i.            Councillors clarified that Fraser Bridgeford was the resident Chair of the AC and should be listed in that distinct role on the agenda front page. ACTION: DSO

                                           ii.            The Committee would be due to enter next year with a surplus of unallocated funds. Therefore, the Committee was in a comfortable position to invite further proposals.

 

Unallocation of previously-awarded CIL monies :

                                          iii.            Clifton Down Road and Bridge Valley Road Junction Improvement: Ineligible use of CIL – It was agreed to unallocate and return to the General CIL Fund.

                                          iv.            Parkworks: £1,850 was unspent from the Oct 2018 allocation – It was agreed to unallocate those funds.

                                            v.            Brunel Lock Swing Bridge Proposal: a condition had been placed that Heritage England were expected to match fund the project however, they had been unable to do so.  It was possible that Historic England  may be able to match the funding as an alternative source of funding.  It was agreed that the CM Manager would follow up and report back.

                                          vi.            Clifton Lido: Recommend keeping funds available as the Lido will be able to deliver the project – It was agreed.

                                        vii.            Anchor Road Landscaping: Recommendation to un-allocate £500 CIL funds as no delivery had been found – It was agreed to unallocate those funds.

                                       viii.            Tree planting approved CIL: £15,055 Tree Bristol haven’t planted with this funding.  Committee considered reallocation. – It was agreed to unallocated to make funds available for 2022.

                                          ix.            Kingweston Lane Pedestrian Crossing: £8,713.47 CIL awarded by A&LWNP.  Transport officers explained that the Henacre development would provide some of the crossings and £150k contributions were expected from other developments along Kingsweston Lane that could support safer crossings at the site.  It was agreed to unallocated those funds.

                                            x.            Kingsweston Lane Pedestrian Crossing: Section 106 Rockingham Park, Smoke Lane, Avonmouth £21,286.53.  This S106 was also awarded to provide to support crossings at the site. It was agreed to unallocate those funds.  Transport Officers undertook  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.