Agenda and decisions

Crawley County Local Committee
Thursday, 27th June, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Longley Room, Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG

Contact: Jack Caine on 033 022 28941  Email:

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Welcome and introductions

Members of Crawley County Local Committee are Richard Burrett, Duncan Crow, Michael Jones, Bob Lanzer, Chris Oxlade, Charles Petts, Brian Quinn, Brenda Smith and Karen Sudan.




The Committee are asked to appoint to a Chairman and Vicechairman for the municipal year 19/20.


Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it. If in doubt contact Democratic Services before the meeting.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on XXX (cream paper).


Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda that the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.


Progress Statement pdf icon PDF 41 KB

The document contains brief updates on statements of progress made on issues raised at previous meetings.  The Committee is asked to note the report.


Crawley Growth Programme Update pdf icon PDF 31 KB

The Committee is asked to consider the attached update from the Growth Programme Delivery Manager for Crawley and Horsham.


The Committee is also asked to consider adding a presentation on the Growth Programme to the agenda for the next meeting.


Community Initiative Fund - Microfund pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee are asked to consider the attached report for noting.


The application form for applications to the microfund is also attached.

Additional documents:


Crawley Community Initiative Funding (C01(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.


The report summarises the Community Initiative Funding applications received via The West Sussex Crowd.  The Committee is invited to consider the applications and pledge funding if appropriate.

Additional documents:


At its meeting on the 27 June 2019 the Crawley County Local Committee considered Community Initiative Funding Applications that had be received via the West Sussex Crowd, as set out in Appendix A of the report.


The Committee considered each application on it’s merits and the following pledges were approved,


355/C – Special Support Centre Parents and Friends Association, Sensory Garden, up to £1365 – towards the cost of a replacement water feature, bubble machine and resin gravel.

362/C – Arctic Handball Club, Bring Handball On, up to £1581.50 – Toward purchasing tracksuits and portable goals

372/C – Langley Green Primary School PTA, Outdoor Learning Shelter/Gym, up to £3320 – toward purchasing and installing an outdoor gym and wooden shelter.

373/C – Rivers LPC, PRESENCE, up to £1889 – towards purchasing sewing and IT equipment for the launch of a women’s resource centre

382/C – Emerald Sports & Social Club, ESCC Infrastructure Development Programme, up to £3135 – towards the preparation and installation of new floodlighting at a multi-purpose sports training facility.


The Call-in deadline is the 5 July 2019.


Nominations for Local Authority Governors to Maintained Schools and Academy Governing Bodies pdf icon PDF 28 KB

Report by Director of Education and Skills.


The Committee is asked to approve the nominations of Authority School Governors as set out in the report.


The Committee is also asked to note the vacancies as set out in the attached document.

Additional documents:

  • Document To Follow


Talk With Us Open Forum

To invite questions from the public present at the meeting on subjects other than those on the agenda.  The Committee would encourage members of the public with more complex issues to submit their question before the meeting to allow a substantive answer to be given.


Round table discussion

The Committee is asked to recommend changes to the CLC and new ways of working to promote community engagement. Feedback will be forwarded to the CLC Review Working Group.


The Committee are also asked to suggested themes and topics for meetings for the following year.


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place at 7.00 pm on 21 November 2019 in The Longley Room, Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG.


Members wishing to place an item on the agenda should notify Jack Caine via email: or phone on 033 022 28941.