Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

16/09/2022 - New calisthenics equipment at The Parks open space.

To release £40,000 of s106 open spaces and recreation funding to provide new calistenhics equipment at The Parks open space.


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

Decision due date: 16/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stephen Chown

Notice of decision: 16/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/09/2022 - Financial Hardship Action Plan and Household Support Fund (Phase 3) distribution

To seek approval on the distribution plans for the third phase of the Household Support Fund grant, provided by the Department for Work and Pensions. To brief the Executive on the operational action plan for reducing the longer term impact of financial hardship for residents.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Katie Flint

Notice of decision: 15/09/2022


15/09/2022 - Quarter three Council Plan Overview Report

To provide the Executive with an update on the delivery of the objectives set out in the council plan

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 21/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Katie Flint, Varad Paranjape

Notice of decision: 15/09/2022


13/09/2022 - Appointment of Representative to the Bracknell Forest Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education

To appoint a representative to the Bracknell Forest Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education to fill a vacancy.

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

Decision due date: 12/10/2022

Lead officer: Derek Morgan

Notice of decision: 13/09/2022


23/08/2022 - 0-19 Public Health Nursing contract extension

Agreement to extend the current 0-19 Public Health Nursing contract for a period of 12 months from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Heema Shukla

Notice of decision: 23/08/2022


18/08/2022 - Budget Update

To provide the Executive with an update on the current year’s predicted spending against budget and an outline of future financial prospects.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar

Notice of decision: 18/08/2022


15/08/2022 - Housing Strategy 2022-2027

Approval of a new five-year housing strategy for Bracknell Forest Council, on completion of a period of stakeholder consultation.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 15/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 15/08/2022


12/08/2022 - Domestic Abuse Strategy 2022-24

To approve and adopt the Domestic Abuse Strategy 2022-24

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 15/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 12/08/2022


11/08/2022 - SEND Written Statement of Action

To provide the Executive with an update on progress that has been made on delivering the WSOA action plan.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 15/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cheryl Eyre

Notice of decision: 11/08/2022


28/07/2022 - National Drug Strategy – From Harm to Hope

The National Drug Strategy From Harm to Hope was published in December 2021. In June 2022 guidance for local delivery partners was published which included a requirement for a new Combating Drugs Partnership to be established to ensure that local areas meet all of the requirements set out in the strategy.  The purpose of this report is to ensure that the Executive are in agreement that a Berkshire East Combating Drugs is established.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tony Dwyer, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 28/07/2022


28/07/2022 - Extension of Cleaning Framework Contract Provision

The current Corporate Cleaning Framework Agreement and call off contract were recently extended via a waiver until 30 August 2022. The option to place a final call off contract before the expiry of the framework agreement is permitted under the procurement regulations (PCR2015).

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Resources

Decision due date: 28/07/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kashi Akhtar

Notice of decision: 28/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/07/2022 - Capital Programme 2023/24

To recommend to Council the annual budget.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 07/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 15/07/2022


15/07/2022 - Capital Programme 2023/24

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

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 15/07/2022


13/07/2022 - Quarter two Council Plan Overview Report

To provide the Executive with an update on the delivery of the objectives set out in the council plan.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Katie Flint, Varad Paranjape

Notice of decision: 13/07/2022


30/06/2022 - Introduction and Removal of Parking Restrictions in various residential roads in Great Hollands North, Owlsmoor, Priestwood & Garth and Wild Ridings & Central

To consider the introduction and removal of parking restrictions in various residential roads in Great Hollands North, Owlsmoor, Priestwood & Garth and Wild Ridings & Central

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 12/09/2022

Wards affected: Great Hollands North; Owlsmoor; Priestwood and Garth; Wildridings & Central;

Lead officer: Elisa Harris

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022


23/06/2022 - Post-16 Semi-Independent Framework Extension and Approval of the SPP for 2023

Executive oversight and endorsement of Bracknell Forest Council’s continued membership of the Post-16 Semi-Independent Framework for up to a further year. To seek approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan for the new Post 16 Semi-Independent Framework in 2023.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 15/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Jones, Thom Wilson, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 23/06/2022


22/06/2022 - Contract award - Specialist Printing for Electoral Services

To approve a contract for specialist printing and postage services for elections and electoral registration.

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

Decision due date: 02/08/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: William Drapans

Notice of decision: 22/06/2022


07/06/2022 - Revenue Budget 2023/24

To recommend to Council the annual budget

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 07/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 07/06/2022


07/06/2022 - Revenue Budget 2023/24

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for consultation

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 07/06/2022


10/05/2022 - Award Decision for Youth Services

To approve the award decision for general Youth Provision.

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

Decision due date: 20/09/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


10/05/2022 - Award Decision for Youth Counselling

To approve the award decision for Youth Counselling Provision.

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

Decision due date: 31/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


10/05/2022 - Approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan for Youth Services

To seek Executive Member approval for the procurement of general Youth Provision for a five-year term

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

Decision due date: 06/06/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


10/05/2022 - Approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan for Youth Counselling

To seek Executive Member approval for the procurement of Youth Counselling Provision for a five-year contract term

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

Decision due date: 31/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


10/02/2022 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 20/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 10/02/2022

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)


10/02/2022 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 10/02/2022

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)


10/02/2022 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 07/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 10/02/2022

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)


02/02/2022 - Overview and Scrutiny Review of Integrated Enforcement

To consider the recommendations from the review into Integrated Enforcement. The review will explore alternative service delivery models for enforcement which can consistently and effectively improve enforcement services in Bracknell Forest, but also be flexible enough to respond to emerging concerns.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Joey Gurney

Notice of decision: 02/02/2022


31/01/2022 - Overview and Scrutiny Review of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

To consider the recommendations of the review into Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. The review seeks to understand the response by the Council and their partners to the outcome of the SEND Ofsted inspection.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louise Connelly

Notice of decision: 31/01/2022


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: 15/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 24/09/2021


20/08/2021 - Corporate Cleaning Contract Award

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

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Resources, Executive Member for Transformation & Finance

Decision due date: 12/07/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kevin Ayers

Notice of decision: 20/08/2021