Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Tuesday, 21 June 2022 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD

Contact: Hannah Harding  01344 352308

Link: This meeting will be a Hybrid meeting

Media

Items
No. Item

12.

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.

13.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 1 June 2022.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Executive on 1 June 2022 together with the accompanying decision records be confirmed as a correct record.

14.

Urgent Item of Business

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business.

Executive Decisions and Decision Records pdf icon PDF 131 KB

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

Additional documents:

15.

Consultation on the Results of the Health and Wellbeing Strategy pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To endorse the Bracknell Forest Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Bracknell Forest Health and Wellbeing Strategy is endorsed.

16.

Greening Waste Collection Progress Update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To provide an update on the waste collection service changes made in March 2021 and the impact these have had on the Borough’s recycling and landfill rates. The report will also include an update on the progress of the roll out of food waste collections from flats.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the report is noted and approved.

17.

Annual report on Climate Change Strategy pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To present the Annual Report on the Climate Change Strategy for Full Council 13 July 2022

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RECOMMENDED that Council note and approve the report.

18.

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 9 and 10 which involve 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 9 & 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).

 

19.

Bridgewell Supported Living

To present options for delivery of four 5-bed supported living apartments at the Bridgewell site and seek approval of the recommended option - council to build and thereafter appoint the Registered Provider and a separate Care & Support provider.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

       i.         option B - Council to build two-storey building with four

distinct households consisting of 5-bedrooms (total 20-beds). The Council to procure a) the landlord service provider and b) the care & support service provider is approved.

 

     ii.         the design and build budget is approved.

 

    iii.         the Strategic Procurement Plan for the building design and works (including early/enabling works) in Appendix 3 is approved.

 

    iv.         the Strategic Procurement Plan for the a) landlord service provider and b) the care & support service provider in Appendix 4 is approved.

 

     v.         the timetable set out in paragraph 5.23 is approved.

20.

Contract Extension Approval for Look Ahead - Accommodation Based Housing Related Support Service

To seek approval to extend the current contract with Look Ahead for accommodation-based housing related support services for a period of 12 months.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

       i.         the Executive delegate authority to the Executive Director: People to approve a 12 month extension of the current Look Ahead contract via a waiver, effective from 1stSeptember 2022 to 31st August 2023.

 

     ii.         the Executive  approve the contract extension, which will be recorded as a key decision to ensure compliance with the Council’s Contract Standing Orders (CSO) and the legal advice in section 6.1.

 

    iii.         the Executive Director of People  approve the approach and timeline proposed for a strategic commissioning review of the current service model, development of proposals around the preferred route to market, and procurement of the accommodation based housing related support service.