Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Tuesday, 20 October 2020 5.00 pm

Venue: Online Only

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Link: This meeting will be held online

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Items
No. Item

92.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary or Affected Interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

93.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 325 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 22 September 2020.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Executive on 22 September 2020 together with the accompanying decision records be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

94.

Urgent Items of Business

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business.

Executive Decisions and Decision Records pdf icon PDF 83 KB

The Executive considered the following items.  The decisions are recorded in the decision sheets attached to these minutes and summarised below:

95.

East Berks Public Health Arrangements pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To agree the new arrangements for the delivery of the Public Health Service in East Berkshire

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

       i.          The Executive agree the new East Berkshire arrangements for Public

Health delivery; and

 

      ii.          The current Berkshire-wide Public Health arrangements are dissolved, and the new system put in place, including the appointment of a Joint Director of

Public Health for East Berkshire and Frimley ICS.

96.

Council’s response to the Government’s consultation on ‘Planning for the future’ White Paper (August 2020) pdf icon PDF 317 KB

To seek the Executive’s agreement to the Council’s response to the Government’s consultation on ‘Planning for the future’ White Paper (August 2020)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Executive agrees the content of Bracknell Forest

Council’s response to the Government White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’ as

set out in Appendix A and Appendix B to the Director: Place, Planning and Regenerations report.

97.

Residents' Survey Results 2020 pdf icon PDF 346 KB

To brief the Executive on the Residents’ Survey 2020 results and seek endorsement of the communications plan.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

       i.          the Covid-19 Impact Survey 2020 results report at Annex A of the Chief Executive’s report be noted.

 

      ii.          the communications plan at Annex B of the Chief Executive’s report be endorsed.

 

     iii.          the Overview and Scrutiny Commission are asked to review the survey and identify actions that need to be taken to prepare the Council for the second wave of Covid-19.

98.

Council Plan Overview Report pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To inform the Executive of the performance of the council for Q1 2020/21

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the performance of the council over the period from April - June 2020 highlighted in the Overview Report in Annex A is noted.

99.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To consider the following motion:

 

That pursuant to Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2012  and having regard to the public interest, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of items 10 & 11 which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

 

NB:      No representations were received in response to the 28 day notice of a private meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that pursuant to Regulation 21 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2000, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of items 10 and 11 which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority).

 

100.

Joint Working with Health

To approve the Blueprint for Joint Working that sets the direction of travel for exploring joint working opportunities between BFC and East Berkshire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group).

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

       i.          the blueprint for joint working between BFC and East Berkshire CCG be agreed.

 

      ii.          the contents of the attached blueprint including the potential benefits of

joint working and proposed next steps for implementation be noted. These include to explore the creation of a joint commissioning team and to undertake an appraisal of opportunities to create shared teams.

101.

Procurement of a Neutral Vendor for Agency Staff

To seek Executive approval to adopt a ‘hybrid’ approach of a neutral vendor for agency staff from 1 April 2021.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the proposed re-procurement of a neutral vendor contract for provision of agency staff be approved, together with procurement of key specialist agencies, following the approach detailed in strategic procurement plan attached to this report.