Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

24/11/2022 - Polling District and Polling Place Review

Agreement to implement revised polling arrangements following recent electoral reviews.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 07/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Sadler

Notice of decision: 24/11/2022


24/11/2022 - Design & Construction Support Procurement update

To provide an update on the progress of the design and construction team support procurement process.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 07/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kamay Toor

Notice of decision: 24/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Financial and GDPR


21/11/2022 - Making (adoption) of the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan 2013-2037

To agree that the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan is ‘made’ because the majority of those who voted at the referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan were in favour of Bracknell Forest Council using the Neighbourhood Plan to help decide planning applications in the Warfield neighbourhood area.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: Binfield with Warfield; Warfield Harvest Ride; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Matt Lunn

Notice of decision: 21/11/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Following the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan (WNP) Referendum on 17 November 2023,, where voters voted in favour of the Plan, the Council is now required by the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations to formally adopt (‘make’) the Plan within 8 weeks of the Referendum

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/11/2022 - Introduction and Removal of Disabled Parking Bays – Various Roads in Great Hollands South, Hanworth, Harmans Water and Old Bracknell

To consider the introduction and removal of disabled parking bays in various residential roads in Great Hollands South, Hanworth, Harmans Water and Old Bracknell.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 19/12/2022

Wards affected: Great Hollands South; Hanworth; Harmans Water; Old Bracknell;

Lead officer: Nick Rose

Notice of decision: 18/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/11/2022 - 2023 Service Plans

To present the directorate service plans for 2023, setting out key priorities to achieve the council's strategic aims.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 21/03/2023

Lead officer: Katie Flint

Notice of decision: 14/11/2022


11/11/2022 - 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 2023/24

Decision Maker: Executive Director: People

Decision due date: 12/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Howlett

Notice of decision: 11/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/11/2022 - Appointment of Representative to the Bracknell Forest Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education

To appoint representatives to fill vacancies on the Bracknell Forest Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education.

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

Decision due date: 12/12/2022

Lead officer: Derek Morgan

Notice of decision: 11/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/11/2022 - Bridgewell Supported Living

To seek approval to award the contract for pre-construction services for the Bridgewell Supported Living under a two-stage tender in accordance with the procurement plan agreed by the Executive in June 2022.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: People

Decision due date: 12/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Melanie O'Rourke

Notice of decision: 10/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part 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).

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.


09/11/2022 - Future of Downshire Homes Limited

To consider different options and propose the most appropriate future management arrangements for residential properties purchased by Downshire Homes Limited, with funding provided by Bracknell Forest Council, recognising that a similar number of properties are owned directly by the Council. Operational management of both portfolios is provided by the Council’s Housing Team.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar

Notice of decision: 09/11/2022


08/11/2022 - 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: 30/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Mansfield

Notice of decision: 08/11/2022

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 holiday the information.


01/11/2022 - Warfield Community Hub Feasibility Study - S106 Funding Commitment

To commit S106 funding to support the delivery of an updated feasibility study for the Warfield Community Hub.

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

Decision due date: 09/12/2022

Wards affected: Warfield Harvest Ride;

Lead officer: Abby Thomas

Notice of decision: 01/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive information


28/10/2022 - SEND Written Statement of Action

To provide the Executive with an update on progress that has been made on delivering the WSOA action plan since the last Executive report in November 2022.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 21/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cheryl Eyre

Notice of decision: 28/10/2022


25/10/2022 - Mid-term review of Bracknell Forest Rights of Way Improvement Plan (RoWIP2)

To approve the mid-term review conducted of the second Bracknell Forest Rights of Way Improvement Plan (RoWIP2).

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

Decision due date: 16/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stephen Chown

Notice of decision: 25/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/10/2022 - Home Visiting Family Support Service SPP

To seek Executive Member approval for the procurement of Home Visiting Family Support Service (HVFSS)

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

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins, Thom Wilson

Notice of decision: 19/10/2022

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)

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.


19/10/2022 - School Places Plan & Capital Strategy 2023-2028

To seek approval to the School Places Plan & Capital Strategy 2023-2028

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cheryl Eyre

Notice of decision: 19/10/2022


19/10/2022 - Procurement of Corporate and Schools Cleaning Framework Agreement 2023

To approve the Strategic Procurement Plan for the Procurement of the Corporate and Schools Cleaning Framework Agreement 2023.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kashi Akhtar

Notice of decision: 19/10/2022


13/10/2022 - Provision of Accommodation Based Housing Related Support SPP

To seek Executive approval for the Provision of Accommodation Based Housing Related Support to begin in September 2023

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 13/10/2022

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)
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.


11/10/2022 - Adoption of the Central and Eastern Berkshire Joint Minerals and Waste Plan

To seek a recommendation from Executive to Council to:
1) Adopt the Central and Eastern Berkshire Joint Minerals and Waste Plan incorporating the Main Modifications recommended by the Inspector and Additional Modifications
2) Agree to make the alterations to the adopted Policies Map that are necessary to give effect to the policies of the adopted Central and Eastern Berkshire Joint Minerals and Waste Plan as modified.
3) Withdraw the saved policies in the Replacement Minerals Local Plan (adopted May 2001) and saved policies in the Waste Local Plan for Berkshire (adopted December 1998)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter

Notice of decision: 11/10/2022


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: 04/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stephen Chown

Notice of decision: 16/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


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


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: 24/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 15/08/2022


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


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: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt, Grainne Siggins

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

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)

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)