Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

08/10/2021 - Assignment of Intellectual Property Rights Relating to Smart Connect Software

Entering into a contract with Smart Citizen, the developers of the Smart Connect software, to transfer ownership of the intellectual property rights. The rights currently belonging to the Council, which represent a small component of the software, will be transferred to Smart Citizen in exchange for an ongoing share of their profits.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Delivery

Decision due date: 08/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bobby Mulheir

Notice of decision: 08/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains commercially sensitive information relating to a key supplier to the Council.


08/10/2021 - All Age Advocacy Tender

To approve the strategic procurement plan for an all age advocacy service.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 16/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Thom Wilson

Notice of decision: 08/10/2021


07/10/2021 - Amendment to Education Transport Policy For Bracknell Forest Children Aged 5-16

Formal approval of Education Travel Policy for children aged 5-16, for the academic year 2022/23.


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

Decision due date: 04/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Howlett

Notice of decision: 07/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2021 - Education Capital Strategy 2022-26

To note the proposal for the creation of a new Capital Strategy for Education & Learning from 2022 – 2026 (5 years).

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 16/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Hilliard

Notice of decision: 07/10/2021


07/10/2021 - Approval to Spend S106 Commuted Sum Monies to Acquire Move-On Properties for Single Homeless Households

This report seeks spend approval of up to £1,177,200 to purchase 6 x 1 bed/bedsit properties off the open market funded by £450,000 of the unallocated S106 affordable housing commuted sums and borrowing of £727,200, the cost of which will be met by net rental income.  These properties will be council owned affordable rented temporary housing to meet the needs of rough sleepers and other single homeless households.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 16/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Gee

Notice of decision: 07/10/2021


07/10/2021 - Review of Joint Venture Initial Business Plan 2020-2023

To review progress made by Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership and to agree and changes to the business plan for 2022-2023.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 23/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 07/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

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


06/10/2021 - Household Support Fund

To agree the distribution of the Household Support Fund. As provided by the DWP to support households with the increased cost of essentials over the Winter.

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

Decision due date: 19/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Katie Flint

Notice of decision: 06/10/2021


05/10/2021 - Education Case Management System SaaS Contract Award

To award the contract for the provision of the SaaS Education Case Management system

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

Decision due date: 02/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Elise Battison

Notice of decision: 05/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially Sensitive


30/09/2021 - Release of s106 funding for improvements at Lily Hill Park

To seek approval to release £13.5k of s106 open space/recreation funding for improvements to interpretation
and enhance the visitor experience at Lily Hill Park.

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

Decision due date: 28/10/2021

Wards affected: Bullbrook;

Lead officer: Stephen Chown

Notice of decision: 30/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/09/2021 - Commercial Property Investment Strategy Report

To provide a mid year update regarding the properties purchased through the Council's commercial property investment strategy.

Decision Maker: Executive Committee: Commercial Property

Decision due date: 02/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Kamay Toor

Notice of decision: 29/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

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


24/09/2021 - Green Homes Contract Award

Contract award for Bid 3, Sustainable Warmth

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 24/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information), provided that Information in this category is not exempt information if it is required to be registered under the Companies Act 1985; the Friendly Societies Acts 1974 and 1992; the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965 to 1978; the Building Societies Act 1986; or the Charities Act 1993.


24/09/2021 - Green Homes Strategic Procurement Plan

For bid 3 Sustainable Warmth

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 24/09/2021


24/09/2021 - Review of the Contaminated Land Strategies

To consider and where appropriate update the Contaminated Land Strategies for Bracknell Forest Council, West Berkshire Council and Wokingham Borough Council

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 24/09/2021


15/09/2021 - 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: 08/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Mansfield

Notice of decision: 15/09/2021

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.


13/09/2021 - Public Protection Partnership MK II

To agree the Public Protection Partnership MK II Business Plan following the exit of Wokingham Borough Council from the partnership.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 16/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 13/09/2021


24/08/2021 - Capital Programme 2022/23

To recommend to Council the annual budget.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 24/08/2021


24/08/2021 - Capital Programme 2022/23

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for budget consultation.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 24/08/2021


23/08/2021 - Strategic procurement plan - Specialist printing for Electoral Services

To approve a Procurement Plan for specialist printing and postage services for elections and electoral registration. This is to ensure the requirements for future elections and registration materials are produced in a legally compliant way, at a competitive price.

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

Decision due date: 08/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ann Moore

Notice of decision: 23/08/2021


20/08/2021 - Corporate Cleaning Contract Award

To approve the award of new contract for the Corporate Cleaning.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kevin Ayers

Notice of decision: 20/08/2021


20/08/2021 - Procurement of Corporate Cleaning Contract

To approve the Strategic Procurement Plan for the Corporate Cleaning Contract.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 16/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kevin Ayers

Notice of decision: 20/08/2021


10/08/2021 - Core Network Contract Award

To award the core network contract to preferred bidder.

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

Decision due date: 03/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bobby Mulheir

Notice of decision: 10/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

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


10/08/2021 - Introduction and removal of parking restrictions - various roads in Bullbrook, Binfield with Warfield, Gt Hollands North, Hanworth, Priestwood and Garth, Wildridings and Central and Winkfield and Cranbourne

To consider the introduction and removal of parking restrictions in various residential roads in Bullbrook, Binfield with Warfield, Great Hollands North, Hanworth, Priestwood & Garth, Wildridings & Central and Winkfield & Cranbourne.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 15/10/2021

Wards affected: Binfield with Warfield; Great Hollands North; Hanworth; Priestwood and Garth; Wildridings & Central; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Nick Rose

Notice of decision: 10/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/08/2021 - Overview and Scrutiny Review of Community Infrastructure Levy

To present the Executive with the findings of the Education, Skills and Growth Overview and Scrutiny Panel’s review into Community Infrastructure Levy which have been endorsed by the Overview & Scrutiny Commission, and to seek approval of the Panel’s recommendations.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louise Connelly

Notice of decision: 06/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/07/2021 - Revenue Budget 2022/23

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for consultation

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 09/07/2021


09/07/2021 - Revenue Budget 2022/23

To recommend to Council the annual budget

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 09/07/2021


09/06/2021 - Car Parking Infrastructure Switch Out Project - Multi Storey Car Parks Infrastructure

To outline the proposal to replace the existing pay on foot (on exit) parking equipment in the three town centre multi storey car parks with pay by plate (on arrival) infrastructure.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 09/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of both parties (including the authority holding that information)


04/06/2021 - Equality Scheme 2021-26

Approval of council's new All of Us Equality Scheme 2021-26 and equality objectives.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 16/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Samantha Wood

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021


03/06/2021 - Education Case Management System SaaS Solution Procurement

To move to a SaaS provision of existing case management solution via a procurement.

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

Decision due date: 06/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Elise Battison, Bobby Mulheir

Notice of decision: 03/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive


10/02/2021 - Housing Assistance Policy: Enabling Independent Living

To seek approval for an updated Housing Assistance Policy to offer wider financial support to older and disabled people to enable them to live independently at home for as long as possible.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Sarah Gee

Notice of decision: 10/02/2021


05/01/2021 - Coopers Hill - Settled Site Development Plan

To agree recommendations included in Coopers Hill settled development plan

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 15/03/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 05/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

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


07/12/2020 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership.

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 08/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 07/12/2020

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).


30/03/2020 - Overview and Scrutiny Review - Healthy Eating, Activity and Exercise

To present the Executive with the findings of the Wellbeing and Finance Panel's review into Healthy Eating, Activity and Exercise and ask them to consider their recommendations.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Hunt

Notice of decision: 13/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open