Our West Lancashire
reports “Funding was approved for improvements to parks at West End and Halsall Lane at the WLBC cabinet meeting on Tuesday, along with the other projects across the Borough.
“The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge, introduced by the Planning Act 2008, as a tool for local authorities in England and Wales to help deliver infrastructure to support the development of their area.
The report approved by cabinet is available here: https://www.ourwestlancashire.com/2021-22-wlbc-cil-report/
“That CIL monies be allocated to the delivery of the following projects in 2021/22: • £40,000 – Cheshire Lines improvements • £30,000 – Long Heyes play area • £50,000 – Clough Valleys improvements • £19,000 – Helmsdale play area • £31,555 – Dial-a-ride transport service 2.3 That Ormskirk Neighbourhood CIL monies be allocated to the delivery of the following projects in 2021/22: • £58,000 – West End playing field • £10,000 – Halsall lane play area”.
“We’re going to be talking some more about CIL monies in the coming weeks so hopefully we can help ensure residents’ opinions are heard in future years, too”.