The Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development presented report the findings of the Annual review of Crawley’s Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Programme. The report detailed the proposed CIL strategic infrastructure spend priorities to the end of March 2023, as well as an update on the second year of the pilot scheme for crowdfunding - Crowdfund Crawley.of the Head of Economy & Planning which set out
That the Cabinet
a) approves the proposed CIL strategic infrastructure spend priorities presented in the Infrastructure Business Plan at (Appendix A of report ) and set out in section 7, to March 2023.
b) notes that the Infrastructure Business Plan, including the funding programme, will continue to be reviewed on an annual basis to take into account any changes in strategic infrastructure priorities and fluctuations in CIL receipts compared to the forecast. The next review is proposed to take place in March 2021.
c) approves extending the Crowdfund Crawley pilot scheme until the end of March 2021 and for the scheme to be reviewed again in March 2021.
Reasons for the Recommendations
By approving the revised CIL Infrastructure Business Plan, it will give clarity to the projects identified as a priority for delivery using CIL finances and it will also provide a clear audit trail.
The extension of the Crowdfund Crawley programme will allow the Council to continue to assess the impact that the programme has had to date.