Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Tuesday, 27 April 2021 5.00 pm

Venue: Via MS Teams

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Link: This meeting will be held online

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Items
No. Item

145.

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.

146.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 16 March 2021.

 

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Executive on 16 March 2021 together with the accompanying decision records be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

147.

Urgent Items of Business

Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business.

Executive Decisions and Decision Records pdf icon PDF 116 KB

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

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148.

Overview and Scrutiny Review of Registered Social Landlords pdf icon PDF 282 KB

To consider the recommendations of the review into the assurance processes for residents of registered social landlords and into the opportunities for registered social landlords to foster community and individual wellbeing amongst residents.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

      i.        The Executive commissions member development training that supports

strong community leadership for residents in social housing, including the

governance of registered providers and the role of environmental health in

investigating hazards and enforcing statutory checks. Training to be delivered

by December 2021.

 

     ii.        The Executive establishes a quarterly all-member briefing for councillors

delivered jointly by Housing officers and the Public Protection Partnership to

discuss housing activities across tenure, initiatives and any matters arising by

October 2021.

 

    iii.        The council provides information on its website about what tenants should

expect from their landlords, including statutory health and safety requirements

by July 2021.

 

   iv.        The Assistant Director: Customer Experience, Digital and ICT establishes

relationships with digital departments in the registered providers to identify

opportunities to align digital transformation programmes where practical, and

to share learning and good practice by December 2021.

 

     v.        The Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing writes to

the Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government to express

Bracknell Forest’s support for the strong, proactive consumer regulatory

regime set out in the Social Housing White Paper by May 2021.

149.

Social Isolation and Loneliness Overview & Scrutiny Review Report pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To consider the recommendations of the Overview & Scrutiny Review of isolation and loneliness

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the report is noted.

 

150.

Service Plan Refresh pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To update the Executive on the new service plans for 2021-22.

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Minutes:

RESOLVEDthat the new services plans be approved and  published on the website. The PDF versions are attached as annexes A-C of the Chief Executive’s report.

151.

Capital Programme 2021/22 - Highways and Transport pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To approve the Highways and Transport Capital Programme for 2021/22 and its implementation

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the overall Highways and Transport Capital Programme for 2021/22 is approved.

152.

Council Plan Overview Report pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To inform the Executive of the performance of the council for Q3 2020/21

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the performance of the council over the period from October – December 2020 highlighted in the Overview Report is noted.

153.

Arrangements for the Climate Change Advisory Panel pdf icon PDF 368 KB

At the 26 Jan meeting it was agreed that an all Member cross party advisory group to the Executive would be formed. This report seeks agreement to the size, membership and arrangements for the Panel.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the size, allocation of seats, membership and arrangements for the

Climate Change Advisory Panel be agreed as set out at section 5 of the Executive Director: Delivery – Democratic & Registration Services report.