Agenda and draft minutes

Advisory, Executive - Tuesday, 21 September 2021 5.00 pm

Venue: Online Only - Vis MST

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Link: This meeting will be held online

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Items
No. Item

179.

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:

Councillor Brunel-Walker declared an interest in relation to agenda number 10 being one of the Council’s representatives on the Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership and would leave the meeting for the item.

 

Councillor Heydon declared an interest in relation to agenda number 10 being one of the Council’s representatives on the Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership and would leave the meeting for the item.

 

180.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 31 August 2021.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Executive on 31 August 2021 together with the accompanying decision records be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

181.

Executive Decisions

Minutes:

The Executive discussed the following items in an advisory capacity and made the

following recommendations to the appropriate executive members who were to make

the formal decisions under the powers delegated to them by the Leader:

182.

Overview and Scrutiny Review of Food Waste in Flats and HMOs pdf icon PDF 162 KB

To consider the recommendations of the review into the provision of Food Waste disposal in Flats and Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO)

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Minutes:

RECOMMENED to the Executive Member for the Environment to consider whether to agree the Environment and Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel’s recommendations as set out in the Panel report (attached as Appendix A) and paragraph 5.5, taking into account the comments of the Statutory Scrutiny Officer.

183.

Overview and Scrutiny Review of Blue Badges pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To consider the recommendations of the review into the blue badge application process. The review seeks to understand and address any disparities in approval rates between applications for visible and non-visible disabilities.

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Minutes:

RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member for Adult Services, Health & Housing:

 

To consider whether to agree the Wellbeing and Finance Overview & Scrutiny Panel’s recommendations as set out in the Panel report (attached as Appendix A) and paragraph 5.5, taking into account the comments of the Statutory Scrutiny Officer.

184.

Residents’ COVID-19 Impact Survey 2021 pdf icon PDF 332 KB

To provide the Executive with the results of the Covid-19 Impact Survey 2021 which took place in April and May 2021

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Minutes:

RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member ofCouncil Strategy and Community Cohesion:

 

       i.         To note the Covid-19 Impact Survey 2021 results report.

 

     ii.         To endorse the communications plan.

 

 

185.

Council Plan Overview Report pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To inform the Executive of the performance of the council for Q4 2020/21.

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Minutes:

RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member for Council Strategy and Community Cohesion:

 

       i.         To note the performance of the council over the period from January-March 2021 highlighted in the Overview Report.

186.

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 item 10 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 item 10 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).

 

187.

Surplus Land - Depot Site

Recommendation for disposal of surplus land

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member for Council Strategy and Community Cohesion

 

       i.         To offer the surplus land to be created by re-development of the Commercial Centre to the Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership (the Joint Venture)) for development, subject to the satisfactory approval by the Executive of an Initial Site Development Plan within a 12 month exclusivity period commencing on 1 October 2021;

 

     ii.         In the event that a Site Development Plan is not approved within the 12 month period, that the surplus land is sold on the open market for the best available consideration and this process is delegated to Assistant Director: Property.