Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

06/12/2018 - Adoption of a Local List of Buildings and Structures of Local and Architectural Interest

The purpose of this report is to:
• Inform the Executive of the potential to adopt a list of buildings and structures considered to have local architectural or historic interest; to explain the status of a locally listed building and why a local list is important for the conservation strategy of the Borough.
• To seek Executive approval for the adoption of a local list which will be a material consideration in the assessment of development proposals as part of the Council’s planning policy framework;
• To agree, in principle, the first nominations for inclusion on the local list subject to the nominating bodies and individual property occupiers being notified;
• To agree the process and procedures for making additions to the local list.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hilary Coplestone

Notice of decision: 06/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/12/2018 - Improvements to Bullbrook Community Centre

To commit £20,135 of S106 funds to improve the capacity of the Bullbrook Community Centre

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

Decision due date: 21/01/2019

Wards affected: Bullbrook;

Lead officer: Lesley Doyle

Notice of decision: 06/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/12/2018 - 3-year Service Level Agreement for South Hill Park

To sign off a new 3-year SLA between Bracknell Forest Council and South Hill Park Trust

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

Decision due date: 15/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bobby Mulheir

Notice of decision: 04/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains information relating to the financial affairs of South Hill Park Trust


28/11/2018 - Bracknell Town Neighbourhood Plan – Publicise plan for consultation, appoint Examiner and to agree delegations for forthcoming decisions

To agree to publicise and undertake public consultation on the Bracknell Town Neighbourhood Plan, to appoint an Examiner and to agree delegations for forthcoming decisions.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/12/2018

Wards affected: Bullbrook; Crown Wood; Great Hollands North; Great Hollands South; Hanworth; Harmans Water; Old Bracknell; Priestwood and Garth; Wildridings & Central;

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 28/11/2018

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/11/2018 - Revised Local Development Scheme for Bracknell Forest

To agree a revised Local Development Scheme containing updated timetables for producing Local Plans in Bracknell Forest in view of the statutory requirement to publish an up to date Local Development Scheme on the website so that local communities and interested parties can keep track of progress of Local Plans being prepared in an area.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 28/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/11/2018 - Bracknell Town Centre Vision 2032

This introduces the Bracknell Town Centre 2032 Vision looking forward through the next fifteen years with the intention to help stimulate future discussion and broaden public awareness in advance of any formal consideration of place shaping policy, strategy and development proposals.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Economic Development & Regeneration

Decision due date: 24/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Mansfield

Notice of decision: 26/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/11/2018 - 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: 11/03/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 23/11/2018

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 the information)


19/11/2018 - Virtual School Annual Report 2017-18

For the Executive Member to note and approve the Annual Report on the work of the Virtual School

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

Decision due date: 17/12/2018

Lead officer: Rachel Morgan

Notice of decision: 19/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/11/2018 - Residential Dropped Kerbs - Criteria Amendment

To approve an amendment to the criteria for assessing dropped kerb applications within residential streets.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 21/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Mathews

Notice of decision: 13/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/11/2018 - Special Pupil Capital Fund

For the Executive Member to approve the release of £250,927 of DfE Special Pupil Capital Fund (SPCF) grant for inclusion on the Council’s 2018/19 capital programme.

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

Decision due date: 11/12/2018

Lead officer: Kashif Nawaz

Notice of decision: 06/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/11/2018 - Council Plan Overview Report

To inform the Executive of the performance of the Council over quarter 2 of the 2018/19 financial year.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Genny Webb

Notice of decision: 06/11/2018

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: 12/02/2019

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).


01/11/2018 - Introduction and Removal of Disabled Parking Bays - Various Roads in Old Bracknell, Harmans Water, Bullbrook, Crown Wood, Great Hollands North and Priestwood & Garth

To consider the introduction and removal of disabled parking bays in various residential roads in Old Bracknell, Harmans Water, Bullbrook, Crown Wood, Great Hollands South And Priestwood & Garth

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 17/12/2018

Wards affected: Bullbrook; Crown Wood; Great Hollands South; Harmans Water; Old Bracknell; Priestwood and Garth;

Lead officer: Nick Rose

Notice of decision: 01/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/10/2018 - Capital Programme 2019/2020 Integrated Transport

To approve the Integrated Transport Capital Programme for 2019/2020

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/03/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Mathews

Notice of decision: 31/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/10/2018 - Council Tax & NDR Exemptions, Discounts and Relief

Review current exemptions, discounts and relieves in Council Tax and NDR to confirm still appropriate.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Evans

Notice of decision: 26/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/10/2018 - Equality Information Publishing 2017-18

To approve the publication of workforce and service based equality information which the Council is required to produce annually together with an overarching report which summarises the above and includes data relating to the Equalities Act 2010.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Council Strategy and Community Cohesion

Decision due date: 17/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Samantha Wood

Notice of decision: 05/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


24/09/2018 - Integrated Sexual Health Service Berkshire East

To approve the decision to award the contract for the Integrated Sexual Health Service Berkshire East

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dr Lisa McNally

Notice of decision: 24/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/09/2018 - Capital Programme 2019-20

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for consultation.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 18/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/09/2018 - Capital Programme 2019-20

To recommend to Council the annual budget.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 18/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/09/2018 - 2019-20 Schools Budget

The purpose of this report is to seek agreement to setting the 2019-20 Schools Budget and other associated matters

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

Decision due date: 18/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Clark

Notice of decision: 17/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/09/2018 - 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: 10/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 06/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - information relating to the financial or busienss affairs of any partiuclar person (including the authorityholding the information)


14/08/2018 - Parks and Countryside Transformation Review

To approve the implementation of the new strategy for the parks and countryside service and to agree the Procurement Plans.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 01/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

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


08/08/2018 - Update on Customer Contact Strategy 2017-2018

To provide the Executive with an update on the first year's progress relating to delivery of the Customer Contact Strategy, and an outline of the plan for the coming year.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Lead officer: Bobby Mulheir

Notice of decision: 08/08/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/08/2018 - New Schools: Revenue Funding Implications

At the request of the Schools Forum, to present to the Executive the current additional revenue costs estimated to arise from the planned new school construction programme, the possible impact on existing schools and funding options.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Lead officer: Paul Clark

Notice of decision: 03/08/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/07/2018 - School Admission Arrangements 2020/21

For the Executive Member to agree the admission arrangements for 2020/21 for community and voluntary controlled primary and secondary schools – will include consultation on including children of staff at the school as a criterion.

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

Decision due date: 19/02/2019

Lead officer: Lesley Adams

Notice of decision: 23/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/07/2018 - ICT Strategy Direction, Pace and Focus

To confirm that the current timeline for translation of the ICT Digital Strategy 2017-2020 into its component deliverables has the appropriate direction, pace, focus. To also discuss and agree a timetable for the creation of the ICT Digital Strategy for beyond 2020.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Bruce

Notice of decision: 10/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/07/2018 - Revenue Budget 2019/20

To recommend to Council the annual budget

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 03/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/07/2018 - Amalgamation of Holly Spring Infant and Junior Schools

To receive the outcomes of the period of representation and decide on the proposal to amalgamate Holly Spring Infant and Junior Schools into a new Primary School with effect from 1 September 2019.

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

Decision due date: 25/01/2019

Wards affected: Ascot; Bullbrook; Harmans Water;

Lead officer: Graham Symonds

Notice of decision: 02/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/06/2018 - Amalgamation of Ascot Heath Infant and CE Junior Schools

To receive the outcomes of the period of representation and decide on the proposal to amalgamate Ascot Heath Infant and Ascot Heath CE Junior Schools into a new Primary School with effect from 1 September 2019.

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

Decision due date: 02/01/2019

Lead officer: Graham Symonds

Notice of decision: 27/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/06/2018 - Commercial Property Investment Opportunity

To consider properties (if any) in which the Council may seek to invest, in accordance with the Commercial Property Investment Strategy.

Decision Maker: Executive Committee: Commercial Property

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar

Notice of decision: 23/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive information


23/06/2018 - Commercial Property Investment Opportunity

To consider properties (if any) in which the Council may seek to invest, in accordance with the Commercial Property Investment Strategy.

Decision Maker: Executive Committee: Commercial Property

Decision due date: 12/03/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar

Notice of decision: 23/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive information


23/06/2018 - Commercial Property Investment Opportunity

To consider properties (if any) in which the Council may seek to invest, in accordance with the Commercial Property Investment Strategy.

Decision Maker: Executive Committee: Commercial Property

Decision due date: 09/04/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar

Notice of decision: 23/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive information


14/06/2018 - Revenue Budget 2019/20

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for consultation

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 14/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/06/2018 - Locally Listed Buildings Designation

To inform Members of buildings and structures considered to have local architectural or historic interest which merit inclusion on a local list which will sit alongside the Bracknell Forest Local Plan and be a material consideration in the assessment in decision making.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hilary Coplestone

Notice of decision: 06/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2018 - Review of Statement of Gambling Principles

The purpose of this item is to review the Council's Statement of Gambling Principles in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005. The document is required to be reviewed and republished following Council approval by the end of January 2019.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laura Driscoll

Notice of decision: 23/05/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/04/2018 - Consultation response on the submission version of the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan

To agree the response to the consultation on the submission version of the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 16 submission consultation)

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 11/01/2019

Wards affected: Binfield with Warfield; Warfield Harvest Ride; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 16/04/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/04/2018 - Warfield Neighbourhood Plan – Publicise plan for consultation and appoint Examiner

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

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 07/12/2018

Wards affected: Binfield with Warfield; Warfield Harvest Ride; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 16/04/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/04/2018 - Discretionary Rates Relief - New Applications

To consider new applications for discretionary rate relief and hardship relief

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

Decision due date: 02/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Evans

Notice of decision: 11/04/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


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: 01/02/2019

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

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 02/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/02/2018 - Highway Maintenance Works Programme 2019-20

The Council makes provision for highway maintenance schemes as part of its overall budget allocation. The funding is then targeted according to highway condition. In order to ensure most effective use of resource and the early booking of the plant and equipment, approval is sought annually to approve the targeting of funding to a those roads identified on a rolling list as being in greatest need.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/03/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Loudoun

Notice of decision: 22/02/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/02/2018 - Calculation of the Council Taxbase

The calculation of the Council Taxbase for Bracknell Forest for the coming financial year.

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

Decision due date: 02/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Evans

Notice of decision: 02/02/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2017 - Asset Management Plan

The Executive to agree the Council's Corporate Asset Management Plan.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 12/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steven Caplan

Notice of decision: 21/12/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open