Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

13/08/2019 - Appointment of Representative to the Bracknell Forest Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education

To appoint a Group B representative to fill a Church of England vacancy on the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 10/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lizzie Rich

Notice of decision: 13/08/2019


08/08/2019 - Parks and Open Spaces Quality Improvements – play facilities at Blackmoor Playspace and Asher Recreation Ground

To seek approval for the allocation of S106 funding to support improvements to play facilities at Blackmoor Playspace and Asher Recreation Ground in Winkfield.

To confirm which financial contributions secured from developers under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 will be applied to the project.

To confirm that if approved, the S106 monies will part-fund improvements being implemented by Winkfield Parish Council.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

Decision due date: 18/09/2019

Wards affected: Ascot; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Stephen Chown

Notice of decision: 08/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/08/2019 - Procurement Plan for the Re-tender of Liability Insurance Provider and Claims Handling Service

To agree the procurement plan for the re-tender of liability insurance provider and claims handling service.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 22/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Rogers

Notice of decision: 06/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to financial or business affairs.


05/08/2019 - Heathlands Redevelopment

For the Executive to approve the decision to appoint the contractor, in line with the procurement plan, for the RIBA Stage 3 design which will enable the Council to submit a planning application and progress with costings for the enabling/main works stages. The report also provides an update on the principles of Provider arrangements.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nikki Edwards, Stuart McKellar

Notice of decision: 05/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


02/08/2019 - Blue Mountain Community and Health Care Hub - Procurement Plan

The purpose of this report is to provide an update on the progress of the Blue Mountain Community and Health Care Hub scheme and the supporting financial summary. The project is in partnership with the East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). A decision is required to proceed to the next stage of the project, which includes completion of the heads of terms, appointment of a design team for completion of RIBA Stage 3 design and applying for planning permission. The CCG submitted an outline business case to the NHS in July 2019 to secure funding for the health provision. A procurement plan tailored to the specific requirements of this project requires approval.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 02/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to financial or business affairs.


29/07/2019 - Council Plan Overview Report

To inform the Executive of the performance of the council over the first quarter of the 2019/20 financial year.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Ainsworth

Notice of decision: 29/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/07/2019 - Council Plan Overview Report

To inform the Executive of the performance of the council over the second quarter of the 2019/20 financial year.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 17/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Ainsworth

Notice of decision: 29/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/07/2019 - Home to School Transport New Contracts Procurement

Current Home to School framework expires in Sept 2020 and new framework using a dynamic purchasing system needs to be procured

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Howlett

Notice of decision: 23/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information


23/07/2019 - Supervision Policy 2019, Children's Social Care

This policy outlines what supervisors and supervisees can expect from good supervision in Bracknell Forest Children’s Social Care and how we will meet our responsibility to provide it.  All children benefit from workers who have good and regular supervision and all workers benefit from good supervision.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sonia Johnson

Notice of decision: 23/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/07/2019 - Consultation response on the submission version of the Crowthorne Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 16) and Submission of the Plan for Examination (Regulation 17)

To agree the response to the consultation on the submission version of the Crowthorne Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 16) and to submit the Plan for Examination (Regulation 17)

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 23/10/2019

Wards affected: Crowthorne; Little Sandhurst and Wellington;

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 17/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/07/2019 - Crowthorne Neighbourhood Plan - Publicise plan for consultation and appoint examiner

To agree to publicise and undertake public consultation on the Crowthorne Neighbourhood Plan and to appoint an Examiner

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 29/08/2019

Wards affected: Crowthorne; Little Sandhurst and Wellington;

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 17/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/07/2019 - School Admission Arrangements 2021/22

For the Executive Member to agree the admission arrangements for 2021/22 for community and voluntary controlled primary and secondary schools

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 31/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lesley Adams

Notice of decision: 16/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/07/2019 - Transfer of land - non-strategic open spaces to Parish and Town Councils

To approve the grant of new long-term leases to transfer selected open spaces to Parish and Town Council management and maintenance.

To approve the re-grant of existing leases to create consistency of lease terms and durations for Parish and Town Councils.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 22/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Booth, Stephen Chown

Notice of decision: 11/07/2019


10/07/2019 - Town Centre Day Rate Car Park Charges

The report recommends revised charges for car park day rate charges in September 2019.

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 09/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 10/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open  - view reasons


09/07/2019 - New Town Centre Youth Facility Procurement Plan

To seek approval to tender the construction works to create a new town centre youth facility on Braccan Walk.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: People, Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 09/09/2019

Wards affected: Wildridings & Central;

Lead officer: Kamay Toor

Notice of decision: 09/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Financial information


26/06/2019 - Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee Update Report

To update the Committee on the regeneration of Bracknell Town Centre.

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 09/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 26/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to Fininical and Buisness affairs - Paragraph 3


14/06/2019 - Heathrow Preferred Masterplan

To approve Bracknell Forest Council’s consultation response

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 06/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Mathews

Notice of decision: 14/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/06/2019 - Revenue Budget 2020/21

To recommend to Council the annual budget

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 11/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 13/06/2019


12/06/2019 - Revenue Budget 2020/21

To approve the Council's budget proposals for consultation.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 17/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 12/06/2019


07/06/2019 - Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) Annual Report

For the Executive Member to approve the LADO Annual Report

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 30/08/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gary Campbell

Notice of decision: 07/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/06/2019 - Property Joint Venture

To update the Committee on progress made in relation to the Joint Venture Project.

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 09/09/2019

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 05/06/2019

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
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03/06/2019 - Burial Space at Easthampstead Park Cemetery and Crematorium

To illustrate the lack of burial space remaining at Easthampstead Cemetery and Crematorium and highlight the issues around any considerations being given to providing space elsewhere

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 22/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gareth Jones

Notice of decision: 03/06/2019


30/05/2019 - Joint Central and Eastern Berkshire Minerals and Waste Plan - proposed submission version

To seek a recommendation from Executive to Council that the Submission Joint Central and Eastern Berkshire Joint Minerals and Waste Plan, the Policies Map and all supporting documents be formally submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination.That, subject to Council accepting the recommendation, the Executive approves the Submission Joint Central and Eastern Berkshire Joint Minerals and Waste Plan, the Policies Map and all supporting documents for publication for a statutory period of six weeks.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 22/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 30/05/2019


30/05/2019 - Draft Bracknell Forest Local Plan - further consultation

Seeking authority to carry out consultation on a revised strategy following consideration of changes in national policy, previous comments and new evidence.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 30/05/2019


20/05/2019 - Release of S106 Funding

For the Executive Member to approve the release of S106 contributions into the Education Capital Programme.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 12/09/2019

Wards affected: Ascot; Binfield with Warfield; Bullbrook; Crowthorne; Great Hollands North; Great Hollands South; Hanworth; Priestwood and Garth; Warfield Harvest Ride;

Lead officer: Chris Taylor

Notice of decision: 20/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


24/04/2019 - Adoption of a Local List of Buildings and Structures of Local Architectural or Historic Interest

On 12th February 2019 the Executive agreed in principle to the first nominations for inclusion on a local list of non designated heritage assets subject to the nominating bodies and the individual property occupiers being notified. This purpose of this report is to advise the Executive of the response received as a result of the notification exercise and recommend the final list of buildings and structures to be included on the local list.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 22/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 24/04/2019


16/04/2019 - Property Joint Venture Project - Update

To update Executive on progress made in procurement of a Joint Venture partner.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 22/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 16/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to financial or business affairs.


09/04/2019 - 2019 Review Polling Districts and Polling Places

The undertaking of the statutory review of all polling places and polling districts within the Borough of Bracknell Forest.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Sadler

Notice of decision: 09/04/2019


13/02/2019 - Braccan Walk Procurement Plan

For the Executive Member to approve the procurement plan for the construction contract to create a new town centre youth centre on Braccan Walk.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 24/09/2019

Wards affected: Wildridings & Central;

Lead officer: Chris Taylor

Notice of decision: 13/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercial in confidence
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


31/01/2019 - Discretionary Rates Relief - New Applications

To consider new applications for discretionary rate relief.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Culture, Resources and Public Protection

Decision due date: 13/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Evans

Notice of decision: 31/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/01/2019 - Discretionary Rates Relief - New Applications

To consider new applications for discretionary rate.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Culture, Resources and Public Protection

Decision due date: 22/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Evans

Notice of decision: 31/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/11/2018 - Smart Connect: Future Direction

To propose entering into discussion with SmartCitizen to better ensure the future development of the Council’s SmartConnect Customer Management System.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bobby Mulheir

Notice of decision: 02/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


02/03/2018 - Pre-submission consultation response on the draft Winkfield Neighbourhood Plan

To agree the Council’s response to the draft Winkfield Neighbourhood Plan Consultation (Regulation 14 pre-submission)

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 30/08/2019

Wards affected: Ascot; Crown Wood; Harmans Water; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 02/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open